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Book review: A ‘dimwitted’ Japanese diplomat’s diary of life in North Korea

Book review: A ‘dimwitted’ Japanese diplomat’s diary of life in North Korea

Sugiyama Takeshi offers rare look at project to build light water reactors in DPRK, but few insights into why it failed

Book review: A ‘dimwitted’ Japanese diplomat’s diary of life in North Korea
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Stephen MercadoJul 22, 2024

Between worlds: The young North Korean defectors exploring identity through art

Multimedia pieces from new generation of defector artists show their North Korean roots as well as their lives in South

Between worlds: The young North Korean defectors exploring identity through art
Between worlds: The young North Korean defectors exploring identity through art
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Kim Jaechun: Why unification is only possible with North Korean people’s support

Sogang University professor discusses prospects for reunification after Kim Jong Un’s sudden policy change

Kim Yo Jong threats, a North Korean eatery in Mongolia and aid workers return

NK News’ Chad O’Carroll discusses the DPRK’s threats against balloon launches, his recent trip to Ulaanbaatar and more

Park Hyangsu: Why North Korea’s unification rejection shocked Koreans in Japan

Activist who grew up in pro-DPRK enclave discusses impact of new policy on Chongryon organization

Kim Yo Jong slams ROK border drills, Russian kids to visit North Korea

NK News’ Alannah Hill discusses the latest statement from the North Korean leader’s sister and Russia-DPRK cooperation

John Linton: Why Korean reunification could happen tomorrow

The doctor and lawmaker discusses his past humanitarian work in North Korea and his hopes for inter-Korean relations

North Korea’s plenum, new Kim Jong Un pins and rumors of DPRK troops in Ukraine

NK News’ Anton Sokolin discusses the agenda for the party meeting and the meaning of loyalty badges depicting the leader

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Biden’s North Korea policy has failed. It’s time for something different.

Biden’s North Korea policy has failed. It’s time for something different.

Trump has been willing to ditch Beltway fantasy of complete denuclearization and should pursue arms control if reelected

Biden’s North Korea policy has failed. It’s time for something different.
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Benjamin R. YoungJul 19, 2024
State media review: North Korea demands officials prepare for monsoon rains
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State media review: North Korea demands officials prepare for monsoon rains

An in-depth review of inclement seasonal weather, plenum follow-ups and condemnation of Japan-Germany ‘nexus’

State media review: North Korea demands officials prepare for monsoon rains
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Seung-Yeon ChungJul 19, 2024
Behind the photos: A North Korean escapee returns to his hometown from afar

Behind the photos: A North Korean escapee returns to his hometown from afar

A defector shares stories behind images of Hamhung and explains why a photo of a city street brought him to tears

Behind the photos: A North Korean escapee returns to his hometown from afar
DavidJul 18, 2024
What the US charges against Sue Mi Terry mean for North Korea policymakers
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What the US charges against Sue Mi Terry mean for North Korea policymakers

Indictment of DPRK expert spotlights extent of influence ops in Washington, but it may just be the tip of the iceberg

What the US charges against Sue Mi Terry mean for North Korea policymakers
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Chad O'CarrollJul 18, 2024
Why a report North Korea executed kids for watching K-dramas demands skepticism

Why a report North Korea executed kids for watching K-dramas demands skepticism

Claim about execution of over 30 middle schoolers relies on dubious sourcing but shouldn’t distract from real crackdowns

Why a report North Korea executed kids for watching K-dramas demands skepticism
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Gabriela BernalJul 17, 2024
Why recent assassination attempts may have Kim Jong Un worried for his safety

Why recent assassination attempts may have Kim Jong Un worried for his safety

North Korean leader appears to be bolstering security, possibly due to perceived threats from US and ROK amid tensions

Why recent assassination attempts may have Kim Jong Un worried for his safety
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Joe SmithJul 17, 2024
Why an ROK lawmaker floated military strikes on North Korean balloon launches
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Why an ROK lawmaker floated military strikes on North Korean balloon launches

The proposal has raised concerns about escalation risks, but experts say both sides know the option is unrealistic

Why an ROK lawmaker floated military strikes on North Korean balloon launches
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Jeongmin KimJul 16, 2024
‘I feel proud’: Seoul celebrates North Korean escapees with first Defectors’ Day

‘I feel proud’: Seoul celebrates North Korean escapees with first Defectors’ Day

Escapees gather to sing, dance and showcase businesses at joyful event, as Yoon pledges support for defector community

‘I feel proud’: Seoul celebrates North Korean escapees with first Defectors’ Day
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Ifang BremerJul 15, 2024
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