February 08, 2023

Expert Surveys

Opinion surveys with leading experts on North Korea

Memories of Pyongyang: How NK authorities can improve the capital

Memories of Pyongyang: How NK authorities can improve the capital

Six former and current residents say what they would change, if they could, about daily life in North Korea’s capital

Memories of Pyongyang: How NK authorities can improve the capital
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham October 9, 2015
May day: Are the 5.24 Measures holding back inter-Korean relations?

May day: Are the 5.24 Measures holding back inter-Korean relations?

North Korea watchers think South Korea needs a ‘detour’ around trade restrictions

May day: Are the 5.24 Measures holding back inter-Korean relations?
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi | Rob York October 8, 2015
Memories of Pyongyang: Citizens and expats reminisce about N. Korea life

Memories of Pyongyang: Citizens and expats reminisce about N. Korea life

Expats and defectors share their most memorable experiences about life in Pyongyang

Memories of Pyongyang: Citizens and expats reminisce about N. Korea life
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham October 7, 2015
Experts: Make inter-Korean meetings, reunions regular

Experts: Make inter-Korean meetings, reunions regular

North Korea watchers from the South share their thoughts on prospects for inter-Korean relations

Experts: Make inter-Korean meetings, reunions regular
Doug Bandow
Doug Bandow | Ha-young Choi October 5, 2015
Pivot to Asia: What does it mean for North Korea?

Pivot to Asia: What does it mean for North Korea?

Effect of Obama administration policy change on Korea unclear, or perhaps minimal

Pivot to Asia: What does it mean for North Korea?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 1, 2015
Korea killer: Is risk of failure stymieing U.S. North Korea policy?

Korea killer: Is risk of failure stymieing U.S. North Korea policy?

Most experts agree: Chances for success unlikely, chances for embarrassment quite high

Korea killer: Is risk of failure stymieing U.S. North Korea policy?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 29, 2015
What will it take for a normalization of relations between the U.S. and North Korea?

What will it take for a normalization of relations between the U.S. and North Korea?

Five American experts talk about the prospects of a landmark deal between Washington and Pyongyang

What will it take for a normalization of relations between the U.S. and North Korea?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 28, 2015
Defectors value their freedom but miss their homes

Defectors value their freedom but miss their homes

Saddened by discrimination, defectors see limited options for changing the North substantially

Defectors value their freedom but miss their homes
Rob York
Rob York January 2, 2015
How happy are North Koreans? Specialists talk culture

How happy are North Koreans? Specialists talk culture

Regime watchers talk public approval levels, the problems with encouraging defections

How happy are North Koreans? Specialists talk culture
Rob York
Rob York December 19, 2014
Reunification in our lifetimes? The future of the Korean peninsula

Reunification in our lifetimes? The future of the Korean peninsula

Short-term, long-term, peaceful or not: Korean Peninsula observers consider reunification by absorption likely, complete ‘de-Kimization’

Reunification in our lifetimes? The future of the Korean peninsula
Rob York
Rob York December 10, 2014