The drafters of North Korea policy in the South need to look on the postponement of the reunion of divided families as a preview of larger problems to come. That..
International organizations are actively working to address systemic human rights violations in North Korea.
In 2004, the United Nations appointed a Special Rapporteur..
Hoping for reasonable behavior from the North while simultaneously pushing forward with “trust-building” is pie in the sky.
South Korea cannot tamper with the Ka..
One of the reasons the North Korean authorities cited for postponing the most recent round of separated family reunions mere days before they were scheduled to begin w..
On July 6th, 1994, shortly before his death and with East Asia deeply mired in a nuclear crisis, Kim Il Sung declared, not for the first time, that international sanctions..
When analyzing North Korea objectively, it is important to look at things from the ‘regime’s perspective’. Indeed, the North Korean regime being a ‘Suryeong system’, it w..
Kim Jong Eun launched his career as supreme commander of North Korea’s armed forces with a trip to No. 105 ‘Ryu Kyung Su’ Tank Division on the 1st. It was like looking at K..
When it is all said and done, what is going to become of Kim Jong Eun?
You can try to predict the future of North Korea from a number of different angles, but when it co..
I think we need to talk about domestic politics before talking about policy planning for North Korea, wrote Park Geun Hye in a recent Foreign Affairs piece.
We can s..
As I wrote in my previous column, it would not be advantageous from China’s perspective to interfere in North Korea in the event of chaos or a rapid turn of events. If they w..