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February 23, 2019

Is North Korea Starving in 2011?

The World Food Programme (WFP) believes that North Korea’s total yield in 2010 was 4.25 million tons, similar to that of the previous year....

Rare Encounter but No Breakthrough

A South Korean presidential envoy has reportedly met with North Korea’s nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam in Moscow, while attending the country’s Victory Day...

Fears of Punishment for Four Families

Following the release of a propaganda video featuring the families of four people who have decided to defect to South Korea in which they...

Recriminations Fly as Talks Collapse

Inter-Korean talks broke down in acrimony late yesterday afternoon, with South Korea responding to North Korean threats with some threats of its own. During...

North Korea assumes increasingly aggressive stance toward South Korea

North Korea has continued to demand a speedy implementation of the Panmunjom Declaration while raising its criticism of the South Korean government. Uriminzokkiri, a North...

What Kind of Organization is North Korea’s National Security Agency?

On the 5th, the Chosun Central News Agency relayed that North Korea's National Security Agency (NSA) had detained North Korean civilians and foreign spies...

AP Media Freedom Open to Question

North Korea is attracting attention for its decision to allow Associated Press to set up a bureau in Pyongyang. Although Chinese agencies Xinhua and...

Free Market Policy Raising Public Expectations

It has been six months since Kim Jong Il’s death. Contrary to international concerns, Kim Jong Eun appears to have landed softly in position....

Prediction on North Korea and Kim Jong-Il regime 2.

Our task in 2007 must be to accomplish the following four goals: (1) to understand Kim Jong Il regime correctly. (2) To realize the...

Phased Resumption Still Facing Hurdles

China has once again proposed restarting the denuclearization dialogue, this time in a phased manner starting with inter-Korean contact, then bilateral U.S.-North Korean discourse...

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