December 04, 2022

Analysis

Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea

Revealed: Plans for North Korea’s new $200m international airport

Revealed: Plans for North Korea’s new $200m international airport

New economic development project also includes 'business centre' and golf course

Revealed: Plans for North Korea’s new $200m international airport
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin June 27, 2013
Analysis: Kim Jong Un promotes People’s Security Minister

Analysis: Kim Jong Un promotes People’s Security Minister

Choe will keep his position as minister but simultaneously hold his higher General rank in the Korean People's Army (KPA)

Analysis: Kim Jong Un promotes People’s Security Minister
James Pearson
James Pearson June 11, 2013
Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain

Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain

Money, no exposure to Southern influence and little work make Mt. Kumgang an ideal platform for cooperation

Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 10, 2013
Kim Jong Un’s changing priorities: May visits in the DPRK

Kim Jong Un’s changing priorities: May visits in the DPRK

May saw Kim Jong Un make five economic appearances, a striking departure from recent months

Kim Jong Un’s changing priorities: May visits in the DPRK
Luke Herman
Luke Herman June 6, 2013
The Russians are not coming to North Korea

The Russians are not coming to North Korea

North Korea’s Former Ally Now Mainly Concerned with Stability, Maintaining Status Quo

The Russians are not coming to North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 3, 2013
Like (Grand) Father, Like Son?

Like (Grand) Father, Like Son?

History Shows Kim Jong Un No More Reckless Than Predecessors

Like (Grand) Father, Like Son?
Luke Herman
Luke Herman May 31, 2013
Why North Korea places so much emphasis on organic farming

Why North Korea places so much emphasis on organic farming

“Let us thoroughly implement the Juche farming methods created by the fatherly leader Comrade Kim Il Sung!"

Why North Korea places so much emphasis on organic farming
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich May 31, 2013
Moment of truth coming for President Park’s ‘Trustpolitik’

Moment of truth coming for President Park’s ‘Trustpolitik’

Park’s strategy for the normalization of inter-Korean relations was flawed from the outset

Moment of truth coming for President Park’s ‘Trustpolitik’
Leonid Petrov May 29, 2013
KCNA Central Year Book: America through North Korean eyes

KCNA Central Year Book: America through North Korean eyes

What does North Korea's official Year Book say about the United States?

KCNA Central Year Book: America through North Korean eyes
Back to Six-party talks: The diplomatic soap opera continues

Back to Six-party talks: The diplomatic soap opera continues

"There is no doubt North Korea’s decision to re-enter the long scorned Six-party talks was related to China"

Back to Six-party talks: The diplomatic soap opera continues
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 27, 2013