May 19, 2024

Analysis

Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea

Liberation from the present

Liberation from the present

How North Korean children’s literature enculturates a concept of time

Liberation from the present
Peter Moody
Peter Moody October 24, 2014
The Islamic State’s North Korean arms

The Islamic State’s North Korean arms

Pyongyang likely not aiding IS directly, but its weapons may have reached them nonetheless

The Islamic State’s North Korean arms
Andrea Berger
Andrea Berger October 24, 2014
From Military-First to Sports-First?

From Military-First to Sports-First?

Emphasis on international competitions may hint at soft power approach

From Military-First to Sports-First?
Peter Moody
Peter Moody October 20, 2014
N. Korea pressures U.S. on soldiers’ remains

N. Korea pressures U.S. on soldiers’ remains

Pyongyang leverages important issue in possible hopes of money from U.S.

N. Korea pressures U.S. on soldiers’ remains
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 17, 2014
Preventing violence in a post-Kim North

Preventing violence in a post-Kim North

Forward-thinking needed to assess Pyongyang’s alternative leadership futures

Preventing violence in a post-Kim North
Van Jackson
Van Jackson October 17, 2014
How Yanbian became a meeting place for both Koreas

How Yanbian became a meeting place for both Koreas

North Korea labor, South Korean investment and culture meet in Chinese border province

How Yanbian became a meeting place for both Koreas
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov October 16, 2014
Putting the fragrance in the flower

Putting the fragrance in the flower

How the cult of personality permeates North Korean pop

Putting the fragrance in the flower
Peter Moody
Peter Moody October 13, 2014
Manchuria and North Korea-China relations

Manchuria and North Korea-China relations

Chinese border region has been a means of escape, both to and from the North

Manchuria and North Korea-China relations
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov October 13, 2014
Experts criticize WHO’s North Korea suicide stats

Experts criticize WHO’s North Korea suicide stats

Data based on risk factors present in other countries doesn’t hold up in the North, scientists say

Experts criticize WHO’s North Korea suicide stats
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young | Rob York October 10, 2014
Kim Jong Un still a no-show, but coup unlikely

Kim Jong Un still a no-show, but coup unlikely

N. Korean leader’s absence continues, but signs point to Kim remaining in power

Kim Jong Un still a no-show, but coup unlikely
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi October 10, 2014