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August 18, 2019

No Sign of Purge for Jang’s Associates

Kim Jong Eun appears to be deferring the purge of Jang Song Taek's known associates.  Jang, the husband of Kim's paternal aunt Kim Kyong...

Diplomacy or mere decorum for Kim Yong Nam-led Olympic delegation?

In a February 4 message to the South, North Korea announced that they will send a 22-person delegation, led by President of the Supreme...

Candidates Lee and Park Need to Reveal Their Policy on North Korea

On the 19th, the Grand National Party presidential candidates took part in a policy debate on the reunification, diplomacy and welfare. Reunification, diplomacy...

Tough Life in a Hot, Cramped Safe Haven

Thailand is a lifeline for defectors in China, because most other routes out of the country are now blocked. 90% of the defectors now...

High Risk of Election Cyber Attack

North Korea is now issuing a constant torrent of abuse in the general direction of South Korea. Nominally in response to a South Korean...

Kim and Ri in the Anniversary Spotlight

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A Massive Starvation Will Not Happen Again

When estimating North Korean food demand, it is best to set up the commoners as a standard. When the price of rice was stable,...

Relations Unaffected by Transcript Saga

Yesterday's publication of Kim Jong Il and then-President Roh Moo Hyun's October 2007 inter-Korean summit transcript has incited angry political conflict in South Korea....

Lee Looks to NSS for North Korean Nuclear Progress

South Korean President Lee Myung Bak is at the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) being held in Washington today and tomorrow. Naturally, joint international cooperation...

Crunch Time for NK Human Rights Act

Many eyes are now on February's provisional session of the South Korean National Assembly and, more specifically, the way it handles the controversial North...

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