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June 13, 2024

Analysis

Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea

Former delegate for North-South cooperation becomes vice premier

Former delegate for North-South cooperation becomes vice premier

Choe Yong Gon led North’s delegation in five economic cooperation meetings with South

Former delegate for North-South cooperation becomes vice premier
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 20, 2014
The absence of Ri Yong Gil and the rise of Pyon In Son
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The absence of Ri Yong Gil and the rise of Pyon In Son

Chief of General Staff unseen almost two months, Pyon confirmed as No. 2 in General Staff

The absence of Ri Yong Gil and the rise of Pyon In Son
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 18, 2014
North Korea emphasizes navy units, including submarines
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North Korea emphasizes navy units, including submarines

Leadership visits navy and island defense units, shows specific capabilities

North Korea emphasizes navy units, including submarines
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 17, 2014
Turning Chinese money into profit in North Korea

Turning Chinese money into profit in North Korea

Ethnic Koreans from China, unlike those from Japan, capitalized on the changing economy of the ‘90s

Turning Chinese money into profit in North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 15, 2014
U.S. plans test of ballistic missile interceptor

U.S. plans test of ballistic missile interceptor

GMD system key component in America’s overall missile defense strategy

U.S. plans test of ballistic missile interceptor
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 15, 2014
Calculated ambiguity and the DPRK’s nuclear capability

Calculated ambiguity and the DPRK’s nuclear capability

North Korea combines opaque statements, hints to keep world guessing about its arsenal

Calculated ambiguity and the DPRK’s nuclear capability
Andrea Berger
Andrea Berger June 9, 2014
Praying to God under the Kims’ portrait

Praying to God under the Kims’ portrait

What drives Korean evangelical groups' effort to operate conversions within North Korea and among defectors?

Praying to God under the Kims’ portrait
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza June 6, 2014
Pyongyang focuses on public image & diplomacy in May
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Pyongyang focuses on public image & diplomacy in May

N. Korean makes more position changes as priorities shift following building collapse

Pyongyang focuses on public image & diplomacy in May
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 5, 2014
Allsource Analysis: Assessing the Pyongyang apartment collapse
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Allsource Analysis: Assessing the Pyongyang apartment collapse

Full HD imaging of building collapse area & expert analysis

Allsource Analysis: Assessing the Pyongyang apartment collapse
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 4, 2014
The imbecile, the lecher, the harlot and the monkey

The imbecile, the lecher, the harlot and the monkey

Human rights concerns, S. Korea-Japan relations as subtexts in N. Korea's war on political correctness

The imbecile, the lecher, the harlot and the monkey
Balazs Szalontai
Balazs Szalontai June 3, 2014