The Kim family has maintained power in North Korea through fearpolitik, referred to as the “reign of terror.” While Kim Jong Il was thought to be a more..
Evidence suggests that the North Korean regime is preparing for its sixth nuclear test. It is believed that Kim Jong Un sees nuclear weapons as essential to the survival of..
As details of Kim Jong Nam's murder came to light, almost universal criticisms of the North Korean regime emerged from the international community. However, North Korea ha..
Suspicions that North Korea maintains a stockpile of
biochemical weapons have been raised since the Malaysian authorities confirmed
that VX, a deadly nerve agent, was use..
The assassination of Kim Jong Un’s half-brother has shocked the international community. Although it has not been officially announced, evidence has emerged suggesting that t..
North Koreans are gaining greater access to uncensored information about regional conditions and world events thanks to new forms of media and technology flooding into the co..
Thae Yong Ho, North Korea’s ex-deputy ambassador in London appeared at a press conference on December 27, in his first public appearance since his defection to South Korea in..
Since Kim Jong Un rose to power five years ago, he has focused on the task of consolidating power through the simultaneous application of fearpolitik and propaganda efforts..
Although it remains to be determined whether the invitation is still valid, president Park Geun-Hye openly welcomed North Korean citizens to come to South Korea in her Ar..
Freedom in North Korea is considered a luxury. When I was in North Korea, I sometimes felt an impulse to escape from my middle school and play freely outside. I also felt..