February 25, 2024

Analysis

Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea

The Women Of North Korea: Icons, Heroines & Power Players

The Women Of North Korea: Icons, Heroines & Power Players

Are the women we identify as prominent within the DPRK just as meaningful to ordinary North Koreans?

The Women Of North Korea: Icons, Heroines & Power Players
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 30, 2013
NK Leadership Chess: 2012 Year-in-Review

NK Leadership Chess: 2012 Year-in-Review

2012 was a major success for Pyongyang, with Kim Jong Un successfully taking on all of the positions formerly held by his father

NK Leadership Chess: 2012 Year-in-Review
Luke Herman
Luke Herman January 7, 2013
How North Korean Media Propagandizes Its Rocket Launches

How North Korean Media Propagandizes Its Rocket Launches

Although North Korean media appears to have gone into overdrive following today's satellite launch success, a look back at previous launches showcases extremely similar patterns.

How North Korean Media Propagandizes Its Rocket Launches
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 12, 2012
The top ten most bizarre rumours to spread about North Korea

The top ten most bizarre rumours to spread about North Korea

From unicorns, to assassination attempts. Andray Abrahamian of Choson Exchange takes us through some of the more popular rumours on the DPRK

The top ten most bizarre rumours to spread about North Korea
Andray Abrahamian
Andray Abrahamian December 6, 2012
Understanding North Korea’s Next Satellite Launch

Understanding North Korea’s Next Satellite Launch

This time the launch is Nothing To Do With Issues Outside of The Korean Peninsula

Understanding North Korea’s Next Satellite Launch
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 1, 2012
China’s Got a New Face, But its NK Policy Is Still Full Of Wrinkles

China’s Got a New Face, But its NK Policy Is Still Full Of Wrinkles

Kim Jong Un has sent his congratulations to Xi Jinping as China's new leader, but will Beijing's policy towards Pyongyang change direction?

China’s Got a New Face, But its NK Policy Is Still Full Of Wrinkles
Luke Herman
Luke Herman November 19, 2012
Mobile Phones in North Korea: Understanding The Boom

Mobile Phones in North Korea: Understanding The Boom

Mobile phones in North Korea aren't just for the 'elites'. From business people to family homes in the provinces, more and more people are slowly gaining access to cellular communication.

Mobile Phones in North Korea: Understanding The Boom
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 16, 2012
Brace Yourselves, The Kim Jong Un Badges Are Coming

Brace Yourselves, The Kim Jong Un Badges Are Coming

Reports from Pyongyang suggest that some members of North Korea's top security agency are being issued with Kim Jong Un badges

Brace Yourselves, The Kim Jong Un Badges Are Coming
Luke Herman
Luke Herman November 15, 2012
Get Ready For A Military First Mothers Day

Get Ready For A Military First Mothers Day

In preparation for mothers day, North Korea presents army with new "lady tiger" multiple-launch rocket systems

Get Ready For A Military First Mothers Day
Luke Herman
Luke Herman November 13, 2012
Why Do People Keep “Re-Defecting” To North Korea?

Why Do People Keep “Re-Defecting” To North Korea?

With another family reported to have voluntarily "re-defected" to North Korea, questions are now being asked as to what is motivating people to return after investing so much in originally leaving.

Why Do People Keep “Re-Defecting” To North Korea?
Luke Herman
Luke Herman November 11, 2012