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Interviews

Conversations with leading experts and professionals working on the DPRK

‘No dissenting views allowed’ – Moon Chung-in interview part 1

‘No dissenting views allowed’ – Moon Chung-in interview part 1

Westerner observers keep getting it wrong on North Korea - especially those from Washington, D.C.

‘No dissenting views allowed’ – Moon Chung-in interview part 1
Subin Kim
Subin Kim May 23, 2013
Three Korean experts speak on three Korean issues

Three Korean experts speak on three Korean issues

"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."

Three Korean experts speak on three Korean issues
Subin Kim
Subin Kim May 9, 2013
Meet The Fixer Who Took Google’s Eric Schmidt to Pyongyang

Meet The Fixer Who Took Google’s Eric Schmidt to Pyongyang

NK News speaks to Tony Namkung, a Korean-American that has a long history of working on North Korean track two diplomacy

Meet The Fixer Who Took Google’s Eric Schmidt to Pyongyang
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich May 2, 2013
Meet the Dutch man who was jailed in North Korea

Meet the Dutch man who was jailed in North Korea

Willem van dervan der Bijl, a stamp collector, spent time inside a North Korean prison cell

Meet the Dutch man who was jailed in North Korea
Nicolle Loughlin
Nicolle Loughlin May 2, 2013
Development in North Korea: Prolonging an Authoritarian Regime?

Development in North Korea: Prolonging an Authoritarian Regime?

UN representative says politics and distrust dismantled development initiatives in the DPRK

Development in North Korea: Prolonging an Authoritarian Regime?
Matthew McGrath April 30, 2013
North Korea’s Famine: A UN Representative Looks Back

North Korea’s Famine: A UN Representative Looks Back

Christian Lemaire describes North Korea’s foreign aid during the infamous famine of the mid 1990s

North Korea’s Famine: A UN Representative Looks Back
Matthew McGrath April 29, 2013
Remembering North Korea’s ‘Random Access Club’

Remembering North Korea’s ‘Random Access Club’

Canadian Erich Weingartner recounts how he helped set up an exclusive foreigner only bar in Pyongyang

Remembering North Korea’s ‘Random Access Club’
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich April 23, 2013
The African Student Protest for Clean Water in North Korea, 1984

The African Student Protest for Clean Water in North Korea, 1984

"The whole street was full of African students walking and shouting"

The African Student Protest for Clean Water in North Korea, 1984
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young April 22, 2013
Andrei Lankov on Reform & Foreign Perspectives of North Korea

Andrei Lankov on Reform & Foreign Perspectives of North Korea

In part two of extended interview, Lankov talks about prospects for reform and foreign views of North Korea

Andrei Lankov on Reform & Foreign Perspectives of North Korea
Subin Kim
Subin Kim April 11, 2013
Andrei Lankov on North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Diplomacy

Andrei Lankov on North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Diplomacy

"Due to nuclear weapons, North Korea need not worry about attacks from other countries, including the U.S."

Andrei Lankov on North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Diplomacy
Subin Kim
Subin Kim April 10, 2013