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November 21, 2018

For Kim Jong Un, following the China and Vietnam model means leading with light...

In his first public appearance following diplomatic forays in Singapore and Beijing, Kim Jong Un saw it fit to pay a visit to 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...

Experts react to ‘complete denuclearization’ pledge by leaders after inter-Korean summit

South Korean President Moon Jae In and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un present the joint 'Panmunjeom Declaration' outside the Peace House in the...

Maintained momentum must follow inter-Korean summit

Kim Jong Un (left) and Moon Jae In (right). Image: Yonhap News AgencyWith the upcoming North-South Korea summit drawing closer, the issue of formally...

North Korea open to cooperation if political system guaranteed, some experts say

Kim Jong Un and wife Ri Sol Ju surprised observers by personally attending the South Korean musical performance in Pyongyang on April 1. Image:...

Renewed economic ‘self-reliance’ goals in N. Korea insufficient to overcome sanctions, say experts

Kim Jong Un gives 'field guidance' at a backpack manufacturing company in Pyongyang on January 5, 2017. Image: Yonhap News AgencyDomestically-manufactured products continue to...

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...

North Korean markets insulated from sanctions, though not forever

A Chinese customs office in Dandong, Liaoning Province, February 2018. A source in the area reports that the volume in shipping traffic entering North...

US-North Korea talks face roadblock in continuing differences over denuclearization

Ivanka Trump (left) joined Kim Yong Chol (right), head of North Korea's United Front Department, in South Korean President Moon Jae In's presidential box...

Kim Jong Un’s sports focus scores points for regime at home and abroad

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un greets the victorious women’s soccer team at Pyongyang Sunan International Airport. The North Korean women’s team won the...

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