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Analysis

Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea

Military drills and leadership changes top agenda in January
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Military drills and leadership changes top agenda in January

Winter training keeps military affairs in spotlight; Kim’s sister increasingly prominent

Military drills and leadership changes top agenda in January
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi February 6, 2015
Wired up: North Korea looks to Russia for electricity
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Wired up: North Korea looks to Russia for electricity

Russia and the DPRK could cooperate on electricity, though South Korean input looks unlikely

Wired up: North Korea looks to Russia for electricity
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NK News February 2, 2015
North Korean laptop and cell phone imports up in 2014
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North Korean laptop and cell phone imports up in 2014

Chinese customs data shows number of cell phone imports from China doubled in 2014

North Korean laptop and cell phone imports up in 2014
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NK News February 2, 2015
The disturbing case of Shin Eun-mi

The disturbing case of Shin Eun-mi

Polarized South Korea deports author for 'praising' N. Korea while her attempted murderer fund-raises

The disturbing case of Shin Eun-mi
Subin Kim
Subin Kim January 30, 2015
The Sony hack, two months on

The Sony hack, two months on

Cyber security experts still show more skepticism than N. Korea watchers as to culpability

The Sony hack, two months on
Rob York
Rob York January 30, 2015
No Chinese crude to North Korea in 2014
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No Chinese crude to North Korea in 2014

However experts are skeptical about the accuracy of the trade figures

No Chinese crude to North Korea in 2014
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NK News January 29, 2015
India, Denmark in possible breach of luxury goods sanctions
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India, Denmark in possible breach of luxury goods sanctions

Two countries exported precious metals and stones to North Korea against UN Resolution 2094

India, Denmark in possible breach of luxury goods sanctions
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NK News January 26, 2015
Russia tops oil exports to N.Korea in UN Comtrade data
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Russia tops oil exports to N.Korea in UN Comtrade data

China numbers not included, but figures appear much lower than total capacity of North Korean tankers in the region

Russia tops oil exports to N.Korea in UN Comtrade data
NK News
NK News January 23, 2015
Remembering when money talked, five years on

Remembering when money talked, five years on

Fifth anniversary of currency debacle serves as reminder of market's power

Remembering when money talked, five years on
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov January 21, 2015
Kim Jong Un may use Cessna aircraft

Kim Jong Un may use Cessna aircraft

Small airfield near Kim compound raises question about Kim’s personal aircraft

Kim Jong Un may use Cessna aircraft
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi January 21, 2015