With the recently publicized defections of North Korean
workers from restaurants in China, concern for the possibility of retaliatory
abductions of Sou..
By anointing himself with the new title of
Party chairman at the 7th Workers’ Party Congress, Kim Jong Un has formalized
the pivot of the regime’s core of power toward the..
The first Workers’ Party Congress in 36
years concluded last week on May 9. The regime's propaganda machine worked tirelessly to spread the word
that the Congress would pre..
Following the sweeping personnel changes
that occurred within North Korea’s central governing bodies during the 7th
Worker’s Party Congress, considerable speculation (part..
It has been about a month and a half since
the strongest sanctions to date have been passed and implemented targeting
North Korea. As the key to the success of the entire..
Our visit to Kumkang Mountain on the third
day was the most boring day of the trip. Even though the scenery at Kumkang was
beautiful, no matter where we looked there was n..
It is the second day of my vacation in North Korea. It’s lunch time already.
Our guide brought us to a seafood restaurant that supposedly serves the most
After spending the night at Kangwon
Province’s Masikryong, we were finally able to get a look at the ski grounds
which were too dark to see the night before. It was quite a..
While riding on a tour bus, the group’s
guide began praising the achievements of the Kim Dynasty. He praised North
Korea’s leaders all in equal measure but referred to the..
Nine out of ten people who want to visit
North Korea say that their curiosity was stimulated by the country’s mysterious
and secluded nature. That was definitely the case f..