December 02, 2022

Columns

Columns on the latest North Korea issues from analysts, academics and renowned experts. Views expressed by our columnists are exclusively the authors’ own.

High-level inter-Korean talks? Low expectations
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High-level inter-Korean talks? Low expectations

There is little reason to expect December 11’s Kaesong confab to yield solid results

High-level inter-Korean talks? Low expectations
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter December 2, 2015
So, what was that inter-Korean crisis about? And who won?
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So, what was that inter-Korean crisis about? And who won?

In parsing the recent crisis, experts are divided. Unusually, so is Pyongyang

So, what was that inter-Korean crisis about? And who won?
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter August 28, 2015
Rudeboy: Kim Jong Un invites but then disses Lee Hee-ho
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Rudeboy: Kim Jong Un invites but then disses Lee Hee-ho

No PR sense, no manners, no strategy: Does the Young Marshal have a clue?

Rudeboy: Kim Jong Un invites but then disses Lee Hee-ho
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter August 10, 2015
Bang to rights! Pyongyang plays games – or rather doesn’t
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Bang to rights! Pyongyang plays games – or rather doesn’t

A single day on NK News reveals hard choices – and parallel universes

Bang to rights! Pyongyang plays games – or rather doesn’t
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter June 25, 2015
Trains and sums and games: A busy month ahead for North Korea watchers
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Trains and sums and games: A busy month ahead for North Korea watchers

For once, we know what’s hot up North; there’s much to play for

Trains and sums and games: A busy month ahead for North Korea watchers
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter April 8, 2015
Must the Cheonan wreck torpedo inter-Korean ties?
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Must the Cheonan wreck torpedo inter-Korean ties?

Truly honoring the dead means not sacrificing Korea’s future to its past

Must the Cheonan wreck torpedo inter-Korean ties?
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter March 27, 2015
South Korea’s new unification minister: Big deal?
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South Korea’s new unification minister: Big deal?

Like Ryoo Kihl-jae, Hong Yong-pyo will struggle to make much progress

South Korea’s new unification minister: Big deal?
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter February 26, 2015
Ultra vires! Rapporteur’s remit is not regime change
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Ultra vires! Rapporteur’s remit is not regime change

Marzuki Darusman’s comments are well out of order - Shouldn’t he resign?

Ultra vires! Rapporteur’s remit is not regime change
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter February 6, 2015
They’ve got a little list: Should NK go back on?
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They’ve got a little list: Should NK go back on?

Relisting the DPRK as a terrorist state would hinder, not help, diplomacy

They’ve got a little list: Should NK go back on?
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter January 29, 2015
We are family: Is Hwang Pyong So a Cholla chap?
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We are family: Is Hwang Pyong So a Cholla chap?

North Korea’s OGD supremo may have family roots in South Korea

We are family: Is Hwang Pyong So a Cholla chap?
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter January 12, 2015
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