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September 22, 2018

North Korea weighs benefits of third inter-Korean summit

The importance of the upcoming inter-Korean summit has grown as the prospects for denuclearization and warming US-North Korea relations have hit a wall following...

Divergent opinions between US and North Korea on declaring end to the Korean War

The declaration of the end of the Korean War has become a central issue in talks between the US and North Korea following US...

‘No timeline for denuclearization’: What is Trump’s plan?

“We have no time limit. We have no speed limit. We’re just going through the process,” U.S. President Donald Trump recently said in regards...

Defector group shouldn’t be forced to make a cruel choice

There has been a lot of talk recently about the defection of a group of female North Korean restaurant workers in China. Suspicions were...

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...

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...

‘Inadequate agreement’ or ‘mutual will’?

While the U.S.-North Korea summit will be remembered as an historic event, the resultant agreement on denuclearization fell short of expectations. The joint statement...

Improving quality of life in North Korea in an era of peace

Moon Jae In and Kim Jong Un meet on May 26 for a second inter-Korean summit. Image: Cheong Wa DaeFebruary 2018 marked the start...

Corporate autonomy expands under Kim Jong Un’s strategy

Kim Jong Un provides on-the-spot guidance at the Pyongyang Bag Factory, his first public activity in 2017 as published by the party-run Rodong Sinmun...

North Korean business developments reflect focus on ‘customer needs’

The Kwangbok Area Shopping Center. Image taken from a blog authored by 'shanlu,' a Chinese netizenResearch has found that the North Korean economy has...

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