Every diplomatic strategy thus far employed
to engage with North Korea has ultimately failed to normalize relations. Both
Lee Myung Bak’s hardliner May..
Is Kim Jong Un’s
grip on the throne secure? Will he be able to follow in the footsteps of Kim Il
Sung and Kim Jong Il by stretching his reign beyond the ten year
North Korea’s state-run media reported on
Tuesday that leader Kim Jong Un had provided field guidance at a ‘historic site
associated with the Fatherland Liberation War’...
Why are North Korea missiles a cause of concern for Japan?
The answer is that the missiles have such a great margin of error in hitting
their targets. There is no guarant..
It has now been over a week since South
Korea’s spy agency announced North Korea’s defense minister Hyon Yong Chol had
been publicly executed. The North has slammed Seoul..
Reunification is the final objective of policy
on North Korea. Long term stability on the Korean Peninsula, and perhaps Northeast
Asia, will not be possible without reun..
On the Corruption
Perceptions Index, Transparency International gave the DPRK a score of
8/100, which means it ranks with Afghanistan and Somalia as one of the three..
Left: North Korean leader Kim Jong Eun. Right: China''s President Xi Jinping. Images: Yonhap News AgencyBecause bribery in NK has become a de facto
necessity for cit..
In 2011, some three years after the dissolution
of the KDS (Kampfbund Deutscher Sozialisten/"Struggle League of German
Socialists") as a nationwide organization, Micha..
Even though entering North Korea has become more possible, it is still difficult to access to regions outside of the usual authorized areas, namely Pyongyang, Kaesong, the..