December 04, 2022

Analysis

Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea

A recent history of North Korean computers

A recent history of North Korean computers

Everything you need to know about today's North Korean computer market

A recent history of North Korean computers
Martyn Williams
Martyn Williams May 24, 2013
Kenneth Bae will be released, but not for a while

Kenneth Bae will be released, but not for a while

"We should not be surprised that the North Koreans have made it clear that no quick release should be expected."

Kenneth Bae will be released, but not for a while
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 20, 2013
ANALYSIS: Where Kenneth Bae is being detained

ANALYSIS: Where Kenneth Bae is being detained

Bae has been passed between the hands of countless state security organs

ANALYSIS: Where Kenneth Bae is being detained
Michael Madden
Michael Madden May 16, 2013
In Mao we trust: The increasing use of Yuan in North Korea

In Mao we trust: The increasing use of Yuan in North Korea

90% of transactions in some North Korean markets use foreign currency – in particular, the Yuan

In Mao we trust: The increasing use of Yuan in North Korea
Christopher Green
Christopher Green May 14, 2013
ANALYSIS: A History of North Korean Military Purges

ANALYSIS: A History of North Korean Military Purges

The North Korean armed forces are in political retreat, pushed aside by the civilian bureaucracy

ANALYSIS: A History of North Korean Military Purges
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 14, 2013
Why a traffic warden was given North Korea’s highest accolade

Why a traffic warden was given North Korea’s highest accolade

Andrei Lankov looks at the context of traffic warden's "DPRK Hero" award and possible explanations

Why a traffic warden was given North Korea’s highest accolade
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 10, 2013
Data shows Kim Jong Un’s heavy military focus in Q1

Data shows Kim Jong Un’s heavy military focus in Q1

NK Leadership Tracker shows Kim Jong Un focused exclusively on military and Pyongyang prestige projects

Data shows Kim Jong Un’s heavy military focus in Q1
Luke Herman
Luke Herman May 8, 2013
North Korea’s drone and artillery test site, revealed

North Korea’s drone and artillery test site, revealed

Using satellite imagery, Curtis Melvin identifies huge artillery targets carved into sides of mountains

North Korea’s drone and artillery test site, revealed
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin May 7, 2013
On Expertise and Ethics: Tourism in North Korea

On Expertise and Ethics: Tourism in North Korea

Does visiting North Korea as a tourist provide any useful insight?

On Expertise and Ethics: Tourism in North Korea
Alexander James April 27, 2013
The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders

The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders

What circumstances led women to become the drivers of North Korea's market economy?

The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza April 24, 2013