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Suspending military deal with North Korea would do more harm than good: Experts

Suspending military deal with North Korea would do more harm than good: Experts

Seoul’s new defense minister compared South Korea to Israel in apparent bid to scrap Comprehensive Military Agreement

Suspending military deal with North Korea would do more harm than good: Experts
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim October 10, 2023
When Putin met the Kims: 20 years of armored trains and opulence

When Putin met the Kims: 20 years of armored trains and opulence

A look at leaders’ summits as reports swirl of upcoming meeting between Russian president and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

When Putin met the Kims: 20 years of armored trains and opulence
James Fretwell
James Fretwell September 7, 2023
If Travis King hoped to escape racism in North Korea, he went to the wrong place

If Travis King hoped to escape racism in North Korea, he went to the wrong place

DPRK opportunistically criticizes American racism but insists on ethnic purity to point of carrying out forced abortions

If Travis King hoped to escape racism in North Korea, he went to the wrong place
James Fretwell
James Fretwell August 18, 2023
What recent delegation visits reveal about North Korea’s evolving COVID playbook

What recent delegation visits reveal about North Korea’s evolving COVID playbook

DPRK appears willing to bend rules for its friends, while still citing virus fears to keep out those deemed troublesome

What recent delegation visits reveal about North Korea’s evolving COVID playbook
James Fretwell
James Fretwell August 4, 2023
What awaits US soldier Travis King in North Korean detention

What awaits US soldier Travis King in North Korean detention

Pyongyang subjects detainees to grueling interrogations, and a few tragic cases show that not everyone escapes unscathed

What awaits US soldier Travis King in North Korean detention
James Fretwell
James Fretwell July 25, 2023
Seoul and Kyiv say Korean War is like conflict in Ukraine, and not alike at all

Seoul and Kyiv say Korean War is like conflict in Ukraine, and not alike at all

Leaders have underlined similarities when it aligns with their interests, while seeking to avoid a Korean-style division

Seoul and Kyiv say Korean War is like conflict in Ukraine, and not alike at all
James Fretwell
James Fretwell July 18, 2023
Inside North Korea’s strategy to stop defections by officials stranded abroad

Inside North Korea’s strategy to stop defections by officials stranded abroad

The regime uses family as collateral and encourages snitching to prevent escapes, which could pick up ahead of reopening

Inside North Korea’s strategy to stop defections by officials stranded abroad
James Fretwell
James Fretwell June 23, 2023
What to make of reports that hungry North Koreans are resorting to cannibalism

What to make of reports that hungry North Koreans are resorting to cannibalism

Food shortages have likely worsened during COVID, and the longer this goes on, the more desperate the situation becomes

What to make of reports that hungry North Koreans are resorting to cannibalism
James Fretwell
James Fretwell June 16, 2023
As China’s demands to Seoul multiply, hopes for cooperation on North Korea dim

As China’s demands to Seoul multiply, hopes for cooperation on North Korea dim

Beijing reportedly issued 4 new conditions for improving ties last month, but Yoon is placing his bets on US and Japan

As China’s demands to Seoul multiply, hopes for cooperation on North Korea dim
James Fretwell
James Fretwell June 8, 2023
‘Oppa Ganbu Style’: Why growth medications are popular among North Korean elites

‘Oppa Ganbu Style’: Why growth medications are popular among North Korean elites

Experts say height and appearance has become a symbol of status and power in DPRK

‘Oppa Ganbu Style’: Why growth medications are popular among North Korean elites
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Yeji Chung May 26, 2023
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