Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea
Kim Jong Un's appears more ruthless than his predecessors, signalling to leadership he is not to trifled with
Falling trade values could be due to cheaper coal; fertilizer and rice imports also drop
First submerged test of SLBM reveals sophisticated capabilities, advances in layered nuclear deterrence
Despite increasing talks, uncertainties stand in way of Moscow-Pyongyang partnerships
Kim and other elites focused on governing country, military industry, and military & political ceremonies
Despite use of anti-DPRK terms, stories on defectors' lives, economic benefits positive for future unification
Kim Jong Un’s regime has applied smarter, not stricter, policies to bring down escapees
Long voyages, stretching capacity of North's vessels, indicates possible importance of cargo
Speculation of coup risk in Pyongyang or S. Korean president's decision not to attend unrelated
In a mostly homogenous country, naturalized citizens constitute special cases
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