Conversations with leading experts and professionals working on the DPRK
"For North Korea, the best outcome of the 'crisis' was clearly showing China and Russia that the U.S. is a real threat to the region."
NK News speaks to Tony Namkung, a Korean-American that has a long history of working on North Korean track two diplomacy
Willem van dervan der Bijl, a stamp collector, spent time inside a North Korean prison cell
UN representative says politics and distrust dismantled development initiatives in the DPRK
Christian Lemaire describes North Korea’s foreign aid during the infamous famine of the mid 1990s
Canadian Erich Weingartner recounts how he helped set up an exclusive foreigner only bar in Pyongyang
"The whole street was full of African students walking and shouting"
In part two of extended interview, Lankov talks about prospects for reform and foreign views of North Korea
"Due to nuclear weapons, North Korea need not worry about attacks from other countries, including the U.S."
"The more I grow up, the more I’m learning that that f--kin’ gangster mentality never got me anywhere."
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