February 26, 2024

Interviews

Conversations with leading experts and professionals working on the DPRK

British academic: U.S. security perspectives skew N. Korea analysis

British academic: U.S. security perspectives skew N. Korea analysis

Long-time DPRK watcher holds off predictions; says scholars ‘aren’t very good’ at them

British academic: U.S. security perspectives skew N. Korea analysis
Matthew McGrath August 30, 2013
Are North Korea’s public health problems exaggerated?

Are North Korea’s public health problems exaggerated?

Academic says rates of preventable diseases in the North are dropping

Are North Korea’s public health problems exaggerated?
Matthew McGrath August 29, 2013
Understanding past, present and future inter-Korean relations

Understanding past, present and future inter-Korean relations

Kaesong, cellphones and the future of the peninsula: an interview with Dr. Chang-hyun Jung

Understanding past, present and future inter-Korean relations
Subin Kim
Subin Kim August 28, 2013
Five years left to solve the North Korea nuclear issue

Five years left to solve the North Korea nuclear issue

Veteran North Korea watcher says int’l community has five years to resolve problems

Five years left to solve the North Korea nuclear issue
Subin Kim
Subin Kim August 23, 2013
Sohn Kwang joo on the state of inter-Korean relations: Part 1

Sohn Kwang joo on the state of inter-Korean relations: Part 1

Former editor-in-chief of the Daily NK shares views on inter-Korean relations

Sohn Kwang joo on the state of inter-Korean relations: Part 1
Subin Kim
Subin Kim August 21, 2013
“Korea’s never boring, is it?”

“Korea’s never boring, is it?”

NK News speaks with veteran Korea watcher Aidan Foster-Carter, who is still going strong after 45 years

“Korea’s never boring, is it?”
Matthew Clayton August 16, 2013
‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis

‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis

"Fear and isolation are the main reasons for the North to keep those they distrust in camps" - Geir Helgesen

‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza August 6, 2013
Meet the man who plans to re-defect back to North Korea

Meet the man who plans to re-defect back to North Korea

Son Jong-hun tells NK News why he wants to leave South Korea and go back to the North

Meet the man who plans to re-defect back to North Korea
Hyowon Shin
Hyowon Shin July 29, 2013
How to hack into North Korean state media

How to hack into North Korean state media

Meet the New Zealand bedroom programmer squeezing North Korean state media for more juice

How to hack into North Korean state media
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 15, 2013
We have to live with a nuclear North Korea – Breen

We have to live with a nuclear North Korea – Breen

North Korea could be one of the most rapidly-developing economies in history, once it starts

We have to live with a nuclear North Korea – Breen
James Pearson
James Pearson July 5, 2013