14.6 C
Pyongyang
April 22, 2021

Analysis & Opinion

The latest analysis and opinion on North Korea by Daily NK staff and contributors.

female defectors female migrants hospital

Not all defectors want the same thing

A book published in January titled “Defector” (탈북자) is shedding light on the lesser-known stories of North Korean defectors, challenging stereotypes and misconceptions. The...

Pence Cartoon: “From Russia with Logs”

Views expressed in this cartoon do not necessarily reflect those of Daily NK.
Kim Jong Un west sea firing capabilities offensive

The Libyan Model: How NATO’s war with Libya in 2011 has influenced North Korea...

February 2021 marks ten years since the beginning of NATO military operations against the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, a campaign which would have far reaching...

Despite tough facade, North Korea’s battle with COVID-19 continues

North Korea started off the year on a strong note by holding a large military parade as well as reaffirming the country’s commitment to...

The start of the honeymoon phase of the Sino-Korean relationship and America’s response

Kim Jong Un's remarks at the Eighth Party Congress referring to the US as North Korea's "biggest enemy" can be seen as both a...

The secret underground tunnel for gifts at the International Friendship Exhibition

The year was 1994. North Korea had begun its “Arduous March” following the collapse of the Soviet-led Eastern Bloc. Kim Jong Il, who was...
Market official on patrol in Sunchon, South Pyongan Province

[Interview] How are North Korea’s markets doing following the closure of the Sino-North Korean...

It has been over a year since North Korean authorities locked down the border in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As all...
biden

The US and South Korea must cooperate on policy toward North Korea

It is becoming more and more clear who the Biden administration is choosing to fill its diplomatic posts. The diplomatic lineup includes hardliners who...

Pence Cartoon: “Wide Load”

Views expressed in this cartoon do not necessarily reflect those of Daily NK.

Recent Articles