Opinion surveys with leading experts on North Korea
N. Koreans strongly wish the unification, mainly to improve their life
Experts value N. Korea’s younger population, but say expense, training gaps offset boons
Russian observers note uptick in visits between two countries, preferential business deals
Russian observers say lack of S. Korean enthusiasm, peace treaty remain obstacles to realization
Russian DPRK watchers say tacit acceptance of Pyongyang's nuclear program likely to grow
Past year has seen arrest of pro-North members, denial of subsidies for Chongryon schools
Peace in its neighborhood would be welcomed, but Tokyo sees little hope
Experts on Tokyo’s relations divided over which is more intimidating
Scholars, observers think Trustpolitik has potential; ‘strategic patience’ not so much
China, U.S. more likely to be odds in times of peace, Chinese North Korea watchers say
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