March 02, 2024

Interviews

Conversations with leading experts and professionals working on the DPRK

Learning from public space in Pyongyang

Learning from public space in Pyongyang

A market economy is coming, but space for the public can be set aside, author argues

Learning from public space in Pyongyang
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 7, 2014
How Kim Jong Un became the focus of a new iPhone app

How Kim Jong Un became the focus of a new iPhone app

Child of Soviet Union believes art has potential to break down propaganda

How Kim Jong Un became the focus of a new iPhone app
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 20, 2013
HanVoice wants to make Canada a ‘front door’ for defectors

HanVoice wants to make Canada a ‘front door’ for defectors

Escapees enjoy higher quality of life in Canada, but legal obstacles complicate process

HanVoice wants to make Canada a ‘front door’ for defectors
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich December 19, 2013
Four experts explain the impact of Jang Song Thaek’s execution

Four experts explain the impact of Jang Song Thaek’s execution

Experts predict variety of scenarios after very public execution of Kim Jong Un's uncle

Four experts explain the impact of Jang Song Thaek’s execution
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald December 13, 2013
Expert: Time is ripe for engagement

Expert: Time is ripe for engagement

North’s new byungjin line presents opportunities, but also dilemmas for world community

Expert: Time is ripe for engagement
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun December 10, 2013
Intent re-defector regrets coming to South Korea

Intent re-defector regrets coming to South Korea

Lacking funds for treatment, severe illness may kill him within three years

Intent re-defector regrets coming to South Korea
Hyowon Shin
Hyowon Shin December 6, 2013
Would-be re-defector still trapped in South Korea

Would-be re-defector still trapped in South Korea

Treatment of North Korean refugees sacrificed for sake of conciliation with Pyongyang

Would-be re-defector still trapped in South Korea
Hyowon Shin
Hyowon Shin December 5, 2013
North Korea’s foreign policy is “reactive,” lacks strategy

North Korea’s foreign policy is “reactive,” lacks strategy

Flake: Pillars of the Northern state may be weakening, leading to a dangerous period

North Korea’s foreign policy is “reactive,” lacks strategy
Rob York
Rob York November 27, 2013
Ex-negotiator: Talk, not sanctions, needed to solve nuclear issue

Ex-negotiator: Talk, not sanctions, needed to solve nuclear issue

Seoul has no plan, while Washington shows no will, former Roh Moo-hyun aid says

Ex-negotiator: Talk, not sanctions, needed to solve nuclear issue
Subin Kim
Subin Kim November 25, 2013
Director: N. Korean angle drew eyes to ‘Propaganda’

Director: N. Korean angle drew eyes to ‘Propaganda’

Film crew hadn’t predicted backlash from South Korean community

Director: N. Korean angle drew eyes to ‘Propaganda’
Christopher Barrett
Christopher Barrett November 5, 2013
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