February 22, 2020
"The Two Koreas" and the United States - NKNews Podcast Ep.115

Analysis, Opinion & Investigation


Pyongyang offices for rent with global communication, stable power "guaranteed"

How the Japan-linked Rim Mi Yong company is targeting international businesses in the North Korean capital

Colin ZwirkoFeb 21, 2020

Ask a North Korean: what is the healthcare system in the DPRK really like?

"How much money a patient has determines whether they live or die"

Tae-il ShimFeb 21, 2020

"The Two Koreas" and the United States - NKNews Podcast Ep.115

Robert Carlin discusses the third edition of one of the definitive books on Korean history

It's the security guarantees, stupid - NKNews Podcast Ep.114

Retired Lt. Gen. Robert G. Gard, Jr. discusses his experiences of the Korean War and failures in U.S.-DPRK diplomacy

Covering North Korea - NKNews Podcast Ep.113

In a crossover episode with the Korea Society, journalists discuss the perils and pitfalls of reporting on the DPRK

The rocky road to normalizing North Korea-U.S. relations - NKNews Podcast Ep.112

Dr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo discusses the history of Washington-Pyongyang diplomacy — and where it can go from here

Keeping the peace at the DMZ - NKNews Podcast Ep.111

Swiss Major General Patrick Gauchat discusses neutral actors on the peninsula and their importance going forward

Negotiating with a nuclear-armed North Korea - NKNews Podcast Ep.110

Duyeon Kim discusses the current state of talks and ways for policymakers to move forward in 2020

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