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July 24, 2024

Analysis

Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea

Why Seoul shrugs at U.S.-led missile defense

Why Seoul shrugs at U.S.-led missile defense

China's concerns, economics matters and benefits of self-reliance dampen South Korea's interest in THAAD missile defense system

Why Seoul shrugs at U.S.-led missile defense
Rob York
Rob York August 29, 2014
Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes
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Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes

North Korea takes Russian oil while China's crude cut-off seems increasingly unlikely

Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes
James Byrne
James Byrne | Leo Byrne August 28, 2014
What lies beneath: North Korea’s uranium deposits

What lies beneath: North Korea’s uranium deposits

All signs point to Pyongyang regime’s ongoing nuclear program development

What lies beneath: North Korea’s uranium deposits
Andrea Berger
Andrea Berger August 28, 2014
Where is North Korea’s cosa nostra?

Where is North Korea’s cosa nostra?

Tight networks, state terror, police efficacy may limit criminal activity

Where is North Korea’s cosa nostra?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 26, 2014
Recent launches revealed as surface-to-surface missile
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Recent launches revealed as surface-to-surface missile

Tests show Pyongyang successfully increased range of already-accurate missile

Recent launches revealed as surface-to-surface missile
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi August 16, 2014
Technology meets human rights at N. Korea hackathon

Technology meets human rights at N. Korea hackathon

‘Hack North Korea’ confronts challenges of cracking North Korea’s information wall

Technology meets human rights at N. Korea hackathon
Doyun Kim
Doyun Kim August 15, 2014
North Korean ship near Mexico impounded without proper insurance
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North Korean ship near Mexico impounded without proper insurance

North Korea's Mu Du Bong in uncharted waters as UN and U.S. pass sanctions

North Korean ship near Mexico impounded without proper insurance
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 12, 2014
Heavy emphasis on military activity in July
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Heavy emphasis on military activity in July

Pyongyang conducts high volume of military drills, promotes and demotes more officers

Heavy emphasis on military activity in July
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi August 8, 2014
Syria proposes airline allotment agreement with North Korea

Syria proposes airline allotment agreement with North Korea

Syria claims that a proposed agreement between its state airline and North Korea’s will bring numerous economic benefits

Syria proposes airline allotment agreement with North Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald August 6, 2014
Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda

Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda

Contrary to propaganda and state-approved churches, Christians are treated as an ideological threat to regime

Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim August 6, 2014