December 04, 2021

Interviews

Conversations with leading experts and professionals working on the DPRK

Interview: Former top nuclear negotiator says US, DPRK preparing for ‘hardball’

Interview: Former top nuclear negotiator says US, DPRK preparing for ‘hardball’

Kim Sook, who led South Korea delegation at Six-Party Talks, says North Korea “inflexible” and “stubborn” in talks

Interview: Former top nuclear negotiator says US, DPRK preparing for ‘hardball’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 28, 2021
Madrid raid possibly a CIA plot, close contact of Adrian Hong says

Madrid raid possibly a CIA plot, close contact of Adrian Hong says

"He would not do this sort of thing unless there is a specific request from somebody"

Madrid raid possibly a CIA plot, close contact of Adrian Hong says
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi May 24, 2021
Convincing Kim Jong Un he’s safer and better off without his nukes

Convincing Kim Jong Un he’s safer and better off without his nukes

Former U.S. National Security Advisor explains the right mix of pressure and engagement

Convincing Kim Jong Un he’s safer and better off without his nukes
NK News
NK News May 14, 2021
How should Biden handle travel bans to North Korea and economic sanctions?

How should Biden handle travel bans to North Korea and economic sanctions?

Former adviser to White House officials talks North Korea sanctions, the travel ban and what Biden can do to sway China

How should Biden handle travel bans to North Korea and economic sanctions?
NK News
NK News May 5, 2021
How North Korea’s friendship with ‘third world’ countries changed

How North Korea’s friendship with ‘third world’ countries changed

Benjamin R. Young discusses an often overlooked aspect of North Korea’s history during the Cold War

How North Korea’s friendship with ‘third world’ countries changed
NK News
NK News April 21, 2021
‘A giant game of laser tag’: US-South Korea military exercises explained

‘A giant game of laser tag’: US-South Korea military exercises explained

Retired Lt. Col. Steve Tharp explains how exercises work, why they’re contentious and how Seoul and Washington cooperate

‘A giant game of laser tag’: US-South Korea military exercises explained
NK News
NK News March 16, 2021
New film about North Korean abductions striking an emotional chord in Japan

New film about North Korean abductions striking an emotional chord in Japan

“We can’t let our human rights be stolen” -- Film’s director discusses his motivations for making "The Pledge to Megumi"

New film about North Korean abductions striking an emotional chord in Japan
Oliver Jia
Oliver Jia March 9, 2021
‘I didn’t even get to say goodbye’: South Koreans remember Kaesong’s sudden end

‘I didn’t even get to say goodbye’: South Koreans remember Kaesong’s sudden end

Five years ago, the Kaesong Industrial Complex shut down and sent thousands of North and South Koreans packing

‘I didn’t even get to say goodbye’: South Koreans remember Kaesong’s sudden end
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 10, 2021
Decades later, a once-divided Germany still holds lessons for Korean peace

Decades later, a once-divided Germany still holds lessons for Korean peace

Bernhard Seliger of the Hanns Seidel Foundation weighs in on how North and South Korea can reconcile

Decades later, a once-divided Germany still holds lessons for Korean peace
NK News
NK News December 22, 2020
How Biden can avoid past mistakes and make progress with North Korea

How Biden can avoid past mistakes and make progress with North Korea

Historian A.B. Abrams’ new book, “Immovable Object,” looks at the last 75 years of U.S.-DPRK relations

How Biden can avoid past mistakes and make progress with North Korea
NK News
NK News December 7, 2020
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