Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea
Sudden changes in the North, China in the '90s made more defections possible
Visit by former ambassador not focused on detained missionary but part of ongoing Track II diplomacy
Defections to South Korea were difficult but well rewarded in post-war years
"The potato is good for people’s health" – Comrade Kim Jong Il
National division led many groups in North Korea to look for a way out
Name dates back to series of 'people's republics' dubbed by the Soviet Union
Photos reveal Kim Jong Il's bodyguard now protects son, Kim Jong Un
IOC rules forbid co-hosting, making Pyongyang’s co-hosting dreams unlikely to work
Prices of homes have increased as much as dozens of times over in the past decade
Power struggle over economic resource ends in military’s favor
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