October 02, 2022

Interviews

Conversations with leading experts and professionals working on the DPRK

‘Laugh, cry and be angry’: New film depicts life in North Korea’s prison camps

‘Laugh, cry and be angry’: New film depicts life in North Korea’s prison camps

"True North" retells the horrors of North Korean human rights abuses through narrative fiction and animation

‘Laugh, cry and be angry’: New film depicts life in North Korea’s prison camps
Oliver Jia
Oliver Jia November 15, 2020
‘A long history of failures’: How past US presidents handled North Korea’s nukes

‘A long history of failures’: How past US presidents handled North Korea’s nukes

As Biden prepares for the White House, a former US defense secretary weighs in on past leaders' successes and failures

‘A long history of failures’: How past US presidents handled North Korea’s nukes
NK News
NK News November 13, 2020
Fat jokes and political satire: A look at DPRK humor in ‘Laughing North Koreans’

Fat jokes and political satire: A look at DPRK humor in ‘Laughing North Koreans’

Immanuel Kim’s new book on the history of North Korean comedy films reveals what’s funny — and what isn’t — in the DPRK

Fat jokes and political satire: A look at DPRK humor in ‘Laughing North Koreans’
Luz Ding
Luz Ding September 2, 2020
“Kim Jong Un and the Bomb”: how to live with a nuclear North Korea

“Kim Jong Un and the Bomb”: how to live with a nuclear North Korea

Ahead of the release of his new book, analyst Ankit Panda discusses diplomacy, deterrence, and the DPRK's future

“Kim Jong Un and the Bomb”: how to live with a nuclear North Korea
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham June 25, 2020
The giant’s miniature garden: Masayuki Aramaki’s Pyongyang odyssey

The giant’s miniature garden: Masayuki Aramaki’s Pyongyang odyssey

The Japanese filmmaker has been to North Korea 35 times, meticulously capturing daily life. Why does he keep going back?

The giant’s miniature garden: Masayuki Aramaki’s Pyongyang odyssey
Oliver Jia
Oliver Jia March 12, 2020
The unresolved and sidelined: North Korean human rights and summit diplomacy

The unresolved and sidelined: North Korean human rights and summit diplomacy

Olivia Enos of Heritage discusses why issue of DPRK human rights should be addressed in future denuclearization talks

The unresolved and sidelined: North Korean human rights and summit diplomacy
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 5, 2020
Life on the ground in North Korea through the eyes of a Pyongyang expat

Life on the ground in North Korea through the eyes of a Pyongyang expat

A former resident of the DPRK capital discusses what they personally observed during their four-year stay

Life on the ground in North Korea through the eyes of a Pyongyang expat
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee November 15, 2019
What life is really like as a foreigner living in Pyongyang

What life is really like as a foreigner living in Pyongyang

A former diplomat in the DPRK discusses the realities and common misconceptions through their own personal experiences

What life is really like as a foreigner living in Pyongyang
Nils Weisensee
Nils Weisensee November 13, 2019
Divided Congress can have bipartisan “unity” on North Korea, congresswoman says

Divided Congress can have bipartisan “unity” on North Korea, congresswoman says

Leader of Asian Pacific American caucus tells NK News that diplomacy with DPRK is good, but not if it’s “just for show”

Divided Congress can have bipartisan “unity” on North Korea, congresswoman says
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer November 8, 2019
Ask a North Korean: What do people like to eat in North Korea?

Ask a North Korean: What do people like to eat in North Korea?

"When I was little, my mother used to prepare sundae, rice cakes, and lots of other delicious food"

Ask a North Korean: What do people like to eat in North Korea?
In-hua Kim
In-hua Kim October 24, 2019
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