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Nuclear site shutdown marks ‘good start’ but ‘complete denuclearization’ still far off

On May 24, North Korea voluntarily shut down its nuclear site at Punggye-ri, Kilju, North Hamgyong Province, the site of six nuclear tests conducted...

How China and the US really view the prospects for South Korean-led unification

Although ex-South Korean President Park Geun Hye asserted it, can unification really be considered a bonanza? If there is sufficient strength of government to...

Hot and cold: deeper reasons for summit developments

Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea reached a fever pitch following President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel the planned June 12 summit in...

Thae Yong Ho shares insights on inter-Korean summit

Following the recent summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae In, North Korea’s former deputy ambassador to...

Experts react to ‘complete denuclearization’ pledge by leaders after inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae In and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un present the joint 'Panmunjeom Declaration' outside the Peace House in the...

North Korea’s intentions sincere but denuclearization unlikely, says Kim Young Hwan

Kim Young Hwan spoke with Daily NK at its office in Seoul ahead of April 27's inter-Korean summit. Image: Daily NKToday North Korean leader Kim...

Maintained momentum must follow inter-Korean summit

Kim Jong Un (left) and Moon Jae In (right). Image: Yonhap News AgencyWith the upcoming North-South Korea summit drawing closer, the issue of formally...

Two defectors discuss possible domestic reactions to K-pop performance in Pyongyang

South Korean pop artists gather on stage in Pyongyang on April 1. Image: Yonhap News AgencyAs North Korean state media broadcasts images from Sunday's...

North Korea open to cooperation if political system guaranteed, some experts say

Kim Jong Un and wife Ri Sol Ju surprised observers by personally attending the South Korean musical performance in Pyongyang on April 1. Image:...

Renewed economic ‘self-reliance’ goals in N. Korea insufficient to overcome sanctions, say experts

Kim Jong Un gives 'field guidance' at a backpack manufacturing company in Pyongyang on January 5, 2017. Image: Yonhap News AgencyDomestically-manufactured products continue to...

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