February 06, 2023

Analysis

Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea

Special Series: Defector insights into a changing North Korea

Special Series: Defector insights into a changing North Korea

NK News launches ten-part extensive interview series with North Korean refugees

Special Series: Defector insights into a changing North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 8, 2014
‘Dangerous’ era of dissent may have begun

‘Dangerous’ era of dissent may have begun

Discontent about leadership may portend change in years to come

‘Dangerous’ era of dissent may have begun
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 8, 2014
North Korea appoints new Ambassador to Syria

North Korea appoints new Ambassador to Syria

Pariah states have controversial history of cooperating in military, nuclear arenas

North Korea appoints new Ambassador to Syria
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 8, 2014
What’s in a name – and a logo? The problem with North Korea’s new space agency

What’s in a name – and a logo? The problem with North Korea’s new space agency

It's not accidental that NADA's name and logo are uncomfortably similar to NASA’s

What’s in a name – and a logo? The problem with North Korea’s new space agency
Andrea Berger
Andrea Berger April 4, 2014
Political shuffling continues amid heightened military activity in March
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Political shuffling continues amid heightened military activity in March

Officials close to Kim, including his sister, continue rising in power and influence in regime

Political shuffling continues amid heightened military activity in March
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 3, 2014
Crashed drones reveal state of North’s drone program

Crashed drones reveal state of North’s drone program

Though unsophisticated, N. Korean UAVs useful for reconnaissance and observation

Crashed drones reveal state of North’s drone program
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 3, 2014
Why North Korea has strong incentive for another nuclear test

Why North Korea has strong incentive for another nuclear test

Political and technological reasons might mean another test imminent

Why North Korea has strong incentive for another nuclear test
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 2, 2014
North Korea suggests possible new form of nuclear test

North Korea suggests possible new form of nuclear test

Pyongyang response to missile tests condemnation may hint at uranium-based weapons

North Korea suggests possible new form of nuclear test
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 2, 2014
Pivot to Asia policy brings changes to U.S. military in Korea

Pivot to Asia policy brings changes to U.S. military in Korea

New U.S. policy means additions and improvements for deterring N. Korea

Pivot to Asia policy brings changes to U.S. military in Korea
JH Ahn
JH Ahn April 1, 2014
Parts from U.S., UK and SK in North Korean rocket

Parts from U.S., UK and SK in North Korean rocket

The UN Panel of Experts' report finds foreign sourced components in the DPRK's Unha-3 rocket

Parts from U.S., UK and SK in North Korean rocket
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 26, 2014