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[Video] ‘Gangster-like demands’: The US should push forward with a strong denuclearization proposal

Editor’s Note: Thae Yong Ho was serving as North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom when he chose to defect with his family...

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...
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[Video] Thae Yong Ho Series: Kim Jong Un needs to make a trustworthy move

Editor's Note: Thae Yong Ho was serving as North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom when he chose to defect with his family...

Does North Korea intend to denuclearize?

The South Korean government has consistently emphasized North Korea’s clear intent to denuclearize throughout the fast-moving string of summits this year. South Korean government...

Systemic reforms should take priority over resource development in North Korea

There have been recent claims that the advantageous geopolitical location and abundant natural resources of North Korea offer favorable conditions for economic development. However, the...

The key to success for North Korea’s EDZs? Regaining trust and addressing human rights...

One of the most interesting characteristics of North Korea’s recent economic changes has been the appearance of various special investment zones. In the 1990s,...

Time will soon tell whether Kim Jong Un wants to denuclearize

The third clause of the June 12 US-DPRK Summit agreement states the following: “Reaffirming the April 27, 2018 Panmunjom Declaration, the DPRK commits to...

North Koreans forcibly mobilized for dangerous state construction projects

Mobilized North Korans work on a railroad construction project connecting Wiyon and Samjiyon County in Ryanggang Province. Taken in July 2017. Image: Daily NKMost...

Defector explains stark differences between elections in North and South Korea

The recent democratic election in South Korea prompts me to reflect upon my experience going to the voting booths in North Korea. In North Korea,...

Pyongsong residence permits sell for 1,500 USD in North Korea

    One of the most significant barriers that separates the urban and rural areas in North Korea is the resident registration system. Every household in...

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