July 07, 2022
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Life inside the pro-North Korea enclave in Japan - NKNews Podcast Ep. 243

Analysis, Opinion & Investigation

North Korean nuclear and missile testing: A move away from US national holidays?
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North Korean nuclear and missile testing: A move away from US national holidays?

In wake of 5-year military development plan, Pyongyang may be less motivated to score political points with Washington

North Korean nuclear and missile testing: A move away from US national holidays?
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Chad O'CarrollJul 07, 2022

Why more North Koreans don’t defect across the inter-Korean border

Obstacles range from political risks to lack of awareness, but experts say Seoul can do more to help would-be escapees

Why more North Koreans don’t defect across the inter-Korean border
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Chad O'CarrollJul 05, 2022
Why more North Koreans don’t defect across the inter-Korean border
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Life inside the pro-North Korea enclave in Japan - NKNews Podcast Ep. 243

Park Hyangsu shares how she left Chongryon and the tragic story of her family members in the DPRK

North Korea’s invented histories - NKNews Podcast Ep. 242

Katie Stallard discusses how the DPRK and other authoritarian regimes use the past as an instrument of power

The untold story of Kim Jong Un’s older brother - NKNews Podcast Ep. 241

Emilia Brock and Lucas Reilly discuss the life and murder of Kim Jong Nam, North Korea’s ‘forgotten prince’

Lured to North Korea on false promises - NKNews Podcast Ep. 240

Marcus Bell discusses the thousands of ethnic Koreans who left Japan for the DPRK in search of a ‘Workers’ Paradise’

Debating nukes a stone’s throw from North Korea - NKNews Podcast Ep. 239

Jacco Zwetsloot guides listeners through the DPRK discussions at Korea Risk Group’s recent conference near the DMZ

Inside North Korea’s Lazarus heist hack — NKNews Podcast Ep. 238

Geoff White discusses the DPRK’s global campaign of cyberattacks, from Sony Pictures to WannaCry and more

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How US-ROK response missile launches bolster deterrence against North Korea
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How US-ROK response missile launches bolster deterrence against North Korea

Exercises fit into broader efforts to restore joint drills and push forward transfer of wartime control to Seoul

How US-ROK response missile launches bolster deterrence against North Korea
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Daniel PinkstonJul 05, 2022
Moon’s legacy limits Yoon’s options for information warfare against North Korea
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Moon’s legacy limits Yoon’s options for information warfare against North Korea

Conservatives have often ramped up anti-regime propaganda when in power but may have trouble doing so this time

Moon’s legacy limits Yoon’s options for information warfare against North Korea
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James FretwellJul 04, 2022
How North Korea could control the South without ever conquering it
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How North Korea could control the South without ever conquering it

The much larger ROK is too unwieldy to absorb, but DPRK could still exact monetary tribute and exert political power

How North Korea could control the South without ever conquering it
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Andrei LankovJul 04, 2022
Ask a North Korean: What superstitions and urban myths exist in North Korea?

Ask a North Korean: What superstitions and urban myths exist in North Korea?

The state has failed to fully root out folk beliefs, which range from wedding rituals to tall tales about Kim Il Sung

Ask a North Korean: What superstitions and urban myths exist in North Korea?
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Joshua KimJul 04, 2022
North Korea in June 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in June 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from June 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022

North Korea in June 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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NK ProJul 01, 2022
Timeline: From North Korea’s ‘military action plan’ to missiles and summits
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Timeline: From North Korea’s ‘military action plan’ to missiles and summits

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from June 1 - June 30

Timeline: From North Korea’s ‘military action plan’ to missiles and summits
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NK ProJul 01, 2022
To bolster national security, US needs climate change diplomacy with North Korea

To bolster national security, US needs climate change diplomacy with North Korea

Pyongyang’s openness to discuss environmental issues provides rare opening to build goodwill and reduce tensions

To bolster national security, US needs climate change diplomacy with North Korea
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Daniel JasperJul 01, 2022
State media review: North Korea slams South Korea for joining NATO summit
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State media review: North Korea slams South Korea for joining NATO summit

An in-depth analysis of criticism of ‘Asian NATO,’ media coverage of heavy rains and floods and anti-US propaganda

State media review: North Korea slams South Korea for joining NATO summit
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Seung-Yeon ChungJun 30, 2022
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