Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea
Everything you need to know about today's North Korean computer market
"We should not be surprised that the North Koreans have made it clear that no quick release should be expected."
Bae has been passed between the hands of countless state security organs
90% of transactions in some North Korean markets use foreign currency – in particular, the Yuan
The North Korean armed forces are in political retreat, pushed aside by the civilian bureaucracy
Andrei Lankov looks at the context of traffic warden's "DPRK Hero" award and possible explanations
NK Leadership Tracker shows Kim Jong Un focused exclusively on military and Pyongyang prestige projects
Using satellite imagery, Curtis Melvin identifies huge artillery targets carved into sides of mountains
Does visiting North Korea as a tourist provide any useful insight?
What circumstances led women to become the drivers of North Korea's market economy?
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