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July 24, 2024

Analysis

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Independence, security, socialism – N. Korea’s view of human rights

Independence, security, socialism – N. Korea’s view of human rights

Pyongyang’s self-analysis contains obvious falsehoods but a revealing look at its outlook

Independence, security, socialism – N. Korea’s view of human rights
Rob York
Rob York September 30, 2014
Why the U.S. made Korea exception for landmine ban

Why the U.S. made Korea exception for landmine ban

American military continues to view Korean situation as special case, Cold War relic

Why the U.S. made Korea exception for landmine ban
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi September 29, 2014
Why South Koreans don’t care about the North

Why South Koreans don’t care about the North

After decades of the North's presence, many in the South seem desensitized

Why South Koreans don’t care about the North
Max Kim
Max Kim September 26, 2014
Why some North Korean soldiers have shiny, chrome-plated arms

Why some North Korean soldiers have shiny, chrome-plated arms

Ceremonial weapons shed light on military culture arisen from decades of Songun

Why some North Korean soldiers have shiny, chrome-plated arms
Joost Oliemans
Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer September 23, 2014
Wreckage of suspected N. Korean UAV discovered at sea

Wreckage of suspected N. Korean UAV discovered at sea

Discovery latest in series of apparent N. Korean UAVs discovered in South

Wreckage of suspected N. Korean UAV discovered at sea
Kyle Johnson
Kyle Johnson September 22, 2014
Will N. Korea eye new Chinese UAV?

Will N. Korea eye new Chinese UAV?

Recently debuted cheap aircraft could be ideal for Pyongyang's recon at border

Will N. Korea eye new Chinese UAV?
Kyle Johnson
Kyle Johnson September 18, 2014
Book review – Visual Politics and North Korea: Seeing is Believing

Book review – Visual Politics and North Korea: Seeing is Believing

Study underlines the connection between visual culture and international relations, offering new insights into North Korea

Book review – Visual Politics and North Korea: Seeing is Believing
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza September 16, 2014
The An-2: N. Korea’s surprisingly capable Soviet-era biplane

The An-2: N. Korea’s surprisingly capable Soviet-era biplane

Old aircraft design highly effective, important N. Korean threat capability

The An-2: N. Korea’s surprisingly capable Soviet-era biplane
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi September 16, 2014
Sanctioned North Korean shipping company still operating
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Sanctioned North Korean shipping company still operating

Analysis of tracking data shows that OMM's Chinese operations remain unaffected

Sanctioned North Korean shipping company still operating
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 12, 2014
South Korea emerging as major arms-producing country

South Korea emerging as major arms-producing country

ROK projected to become largest East Asian arms exporter by 2015

South Korea emerging as major arms-producing country
Kyle Johnson
Kyle Johnson September 12, 2014