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Analysis

Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea

It’s just the North Korean economy

It’s just the North Korean economy

Questioning the standard court vs. black market economy narrative

It’s just the North Korean economy
Andray Abrahamian
Andray Abrahamian March 23, 2016
The shape of North Korean sanctions to come
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The shape of North Korean sanctions to come

Exports-for-development-assistance approach may present a way forward

The shape of North Korean sanctions to come
Tristan Webb
Tristan Webb March 22, 2016
How North Korean writings rationalize Kim Jong Un’s leadership style

How North Korean writings rationalize Kim Jong Un’s leadership style

Stories about the ‘failures,’ and lessons, of specialists explain Kim’s decision-making

How North Korean writings rationalize Kim Jong Un’s leadership style
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko March 22, 2016
The Kim who cries wolf

The Kim who cries wolf

Beware of complacency, even if odds of N.Korean attack are actually low

The Kim who cries wolf
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy March 22, 2016
North Korea’s bike path

North Korea’s bike path

Sometimes illegal, sometimes encouraged, the North has an unusual relationship with bicycles

North Korea’s bike path
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 21, 2016
North Korea linked ship leaves South Korean port
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North Korea linked ship leaves South Korean port

The Senyo Maru's visit indicates DPRK occlusion tactics can still work

North Korea linked ship leaves South Korean port
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 17, 2016
North Korea-linked ship leaves South Korean port

North Korea-linked ship leaves South Korean port

The Senyo Maru's visit indicates DPRK occlusion tactics can still work

North Korea-linked ship leaves South Korean port
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 17, 2016
N. Korean arms found in vessel intercepted off coast of Oman
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N. Korean arms found in vessel intercepted off coast of Oman

Type-73 light machine guns likely being shipped from Iran to Houthi rebels in Yemen

N. Korean arms found in vessel intercepted off coast of Oman
Joost Oliemans
Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer March 16, 2016
To see South Korea’s future, look to Europe’s refugee crisis

To see South Korea’s future, look to Europe’s refugee crisis

S.Koreans' support for N.Korean immigration will diminish, just as Europeans' has

To see South Korea’s future, look to Europe’s refugee crisis
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 16, 2016
Just how tough is the North Korea sanctions regime?
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Just how tough is the North Korea sanctions regime?

DPRK a special case; cutting-and-pasting from other rogue states’ sanctions inadequate

Just how tough is the North Korea sanctions regime?
Tristan Webb
Tristan Webb March 15, 2016