Columns on the latest North Korea issues from analysts, academics and renowned experts. Views expressed by our columnists are exclusively the authors’ own.
North Korean sports fans revel in the highs and lows of competition
Love of athletics goes beyond national pride, with the country most passionate for the beautiful game
How North Korea has limited, controlled and surveilled dangerous outsiders
The recent exodus of diplomats from Pyongyang underlines the DPRK’s long-standing suspicions toward foreigners
How Kim Il Sung’s friendship with a king led North Korea to the World Cup
Cambodia hosted the preliminary match against Australia, setting the stage for the DPRK's iconic upset of Italy
North Korea isn’t fretting about a long COVID-19 lockdown
Chinese aid will keep regime afloat as DPRK shows little interest in a quick return to pre-pandemic life
In diplomacy with North Korea, Moon Jae-in dances alone
A Japanese diplomat’s vulgar metaphor pinpoints an awkward truth: South Korean diplomacy is painfully one-sided
Where is North Korea heading? Major political rule changes may tell us
No mention of Kims, coolness toward unification and revival of communism offer guideposts for next several years
North Korea’s ruling party rule revisions presage trouble at the top
New first secretary position is likely preparation for death or long-term incapacitation of Kim Jong Un
Unhappy anniversary: Recalling the June 2000 inter-Korean summit
21 years ago, the two Koreas made history — or so it seemed. What went wrong?
Time is on their side: Thinking long-term about North Korea
How can Kim Jong Un trust Seoul to keep its promises when the president resets every five years?
Moonshot: Why Moon won’t stop lobbying for inter-Korean cooperation
Joe Biden unlikely to be convinced by Moon to reduce sanctions pressure on North Korea at upcoming summit
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