North Korea pursued economic reform for the last 10 years, but decisions at the Party Congress will undo that progress
One day, Kim Yo Jong is demoted. The next, she’s speaking for all of the DPRK as the state’s foreign policy mouthpiece.
Experts say that South Korea is paralyzed by its conflicting goals of boosting defense and wooing Pyongyang
President-elect Joe Biden nominated William “Bill” Burns to head the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
Kim family members have been demoted in the past, only to resurface a few years later
The DPRK said it will continue developing nuclear strike capabilities, but it still left the door open for diplomacy
Analysts weigh in on North Korea’s relationship with Seoul and Washington, plus the DPRK’s economic outlook in 2021
Biden recently picked Wendy Sherman, Kathleen Hicks, Victoria Nuland and Colin Kahl to join his team
Yun Jong-su was forced to live in North Korea for 33 years and he never stopped looking for his daughter after escaping
A curated list of North Korea stories that went beyond the usual headlines in 2020
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