Kim Il Sung’s ageless promise of “white rice and meat soup” for every
household serves only to symbolize the extent and history of food insecurity..
The South Korean authorities rescued yet
another North Korean fisherman on the 16th. The lone male’s ship, which had
experienced mechanical difficulties and was drifting in..
The number of North Korean defectors in South Korea passed the
26,000 mark at the end of March. Assisting such a large emigre community to settle
in South Korea is tanta..
Compared with the late Kim
Jong Il era, the current North Korean regime is not in an antagonistic relationship with the country's market economy. Kim Jong Eun and his clo..
Professor Christoph Bluth | Image: Daily NK
Inter-Korean relations today betray a very evident lack of “Trustpolitik.”
The headline North K..
Since President Park Geun Hye made her “Dresden
Declaration” in late March, the Kim Jong Eun regime has poured nothing but criticism down
upon her. With Pyongyang making s..
One consequence of China’s rise is a looming power battle with the United States in East Asia, in the midst of which
North Korea remains a nuclear threat. Having abrogated t..
The recently released UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) report
into North Korean human rights has reinforced the sense that addressing the
systemic abuses perpetrated by t..
The present situation in Ukraine has revealed the reality of international power
politics in Technicolor once more. For South Korea, a country wed to and largely dependent..
Former KINU director Kim Tae Woo | Image: Daily NKOn March 28th, President Park Geun Hye gave a
speech about Korean Peninsula peace and unity in Dresden, a German..