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March 29, 2020

Analysis & Opinion

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

Day of the Sun to Help Elevate Successor

One of North Korea’s two biggest national holidays, today's Day of the Sun celebrations are set to be used as another important plank in...

Equally Difficult: Surrendering Nukes vs Normalization of Relations

The U.S. and North Korea begins talks on the normalization of relations on the 5th (local time), as many question whether or not the...

Hot and cold: deeper reasons for summit developments

Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea reached a fever pitch following President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel the planned June 12 summit in...

The Light Water Reactor Ruse

The North Korean Foreign Minister stated on the 29th that the North would carry out another nuclear experiment and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test...

South Korea needs a new security strategy to break the cycle

South Koreans are more concerned than ever with national security following the North’s fourth nuclear test. From the implementation of more tolerant policies to the extreme...

World Report 2006

Human Rights Watch released its World Report 2006 on January 18. Following is the part on North Korea in the report. North Korea The regime of...

Kim Jong Un’s latest overtures follow pattern of attempted switch to international decorum

In a break from previous practices, Ri Sol Ju joins her husband Kim Jong Un at a dinner banquet held in Pyongyang with the South...

No Better Solution Than Destroying the Kim Regime

In a telephone interview with the Daily NK, Lee Dong Bok, a leading North Korean specialist and president of the North Korean Democracy Forum,...

What Will North Korea Do Next?

On balance, North Korea is likely to be blamed for the sinking of the Cheonan, and a great deal of press has been devoted...

Lee Seok Ki Saga Continues as UPP Fights

Lee Seok Ki, a lawmaker with the far left Unified Progressive Party (UPP), and a number of other party officials are accused of “conspiracy...

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