April 23, 2024

Analysis

Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea

Despite reported ban, N. Korean seafood exports continue

Despite reported ban, N. Korean seafood exports continue

Imports of cereals also fell again in October, with North Korea importing 70% less that in 2014

Despite reported ban, N. Korean seafood exports continue
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne December 3, 2015
North Korean victims of North Korean kidnappings

North Korean victims of North Korean kidnappings

Pyongyang hasn’t just taken people from Japan or S.Korea – sometimes its own citizens are nabbed

North Korean victims of North Korean kidnappings
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov December 3, 2015
Kim Jong Un may be easing reign of terror over elites

Kim Jong Un may be easing reign of terror over elites

Shift from purge by execution to punishment by reeducation possible sign of stabilizing regime

Kim Jong Un may be easing reign of terror over elites
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi November 30, 2015
Coming of age in North Korea

Coming of age in North Korea

Second in a two-part series on the life cycle of a North Korean, from school to sepulcher

Coming of age in North Korea
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy November 29, 2015
Life of a North Korean: From birth to a mountain grave

Life of a North Korean: From birth to a mountain grave

Part 1 in our guide to growing up, memberships, and an 'education' in the leaders' great feats

Life of a North Korean: From birth to a mountain grave
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy November 27, 2015
North Korean tankers return to Russia

North Korean tankers return to Russia

Tankers primarily use a terminal operated by a large, independent Russian oil and gas company

North Korean tankers return to Russia
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 26, 2015
Building a dream in North Korea

Building a dream in North Korea

Booming construction center shows successful new public-private partnership

Building a dream in North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 23, 2015
North Korea has ‘excellent’ oil and gas exploration potential
NK PRO

North Korea has ‘excellent’ oil and gas exploration potential

Recent report indicates possible DPRK oil and gas reserves, though extraction remains difficult

North Korea has ‘excellent’ oil and gas exploration potential
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 19, 2015
North Korea has ‘excellent’ oil and gas exploration potential

North Korea has ‘excellent’ oil and gas exploration potential

Recent report indicates possible DPRK oil and gas reserves, though extraction remains difficult

North Korea has ‘excellent’ oil and gas exploration potential
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 19, 2015
North Korea angles for FDI, but doubt lingers

North Korea angles for FDI, but doubt lingers

Pyongyang angles to attract more takers; past partners reveal mixed results

North Korea angles for FDI, but doubt lingers
John Power
John Power November 18, 2015