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Investigations

In-depth, investigative journalism on North Korea

ANALYSIS: Photos reveal “shocking” state of North Korean construction industry

ANALYSIS: Photos reveal “shocking” state of North Korean construction industry

Construction photos of Pyongyang's hallmark Changjon Street apartment reveal numerous structural flaws

ANALYSIS: Photos reveal “shocking” state of North Korean construction industry
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 28, 2014
North Korea’s Man in Amsterdam: Who is James Kim?

North Korea’s Man in Amsterdam: Who is James Kim?

Inside the peculiar world of North Korean operations abroad

North Korea’s Man in Amsterdam: Who is James Kim?
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich May 19, 2014
State Dept. North Korea grants could entail risk of criminal punishment

State Dept. North Korea grants could entail risk of criminal punishment

State Department call for funding proposals contradicts "do no harm" strategy advocated by UN COI

State Dept. North Korea grants could entail risk of criminal punishment
How digital radio could break North Korea’s information blockade

How digital radio could break North Korea’s information blockade

Software-defined radio might prove valuable for increasing information flows into and out of N. Korea

How digital radio could break North Korea’s information blockade
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun March 17, 2014
Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings

Tamil Tigers, innovators in the field of suicide attacks, were clients of Pyongyang arms sales

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell March 13, 2014
North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies

North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies

Pyongyang has history of backing radical nationalist movements in civil war

North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell March 12, 2014
North’s low press freedom score corroborates UN COI report

North’s low press freedom score corroborates UN COI report

In face of Associated Press presence, why is North Korea's freedom-of-the-press ranking still dismal?

North’s low press freedom score corroborates UN COI report
Rob York
Rob York February 25, 2014
Paddy Power gifts to Kim Jong Un may have breached UN sanctions

Paddy Power gifts to Kim Jong Un may have breached UN sanctions

Irish bookmaker may have unwittingly broken UN sanctions through gifts to North Korean leader

Paddy Power gifts to Kim Jong Un may have breached UN sanctions
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll January 11, 2014
Western ski companies distance themselves from North Korea

Western ski companies distance themselves from North Korea

In many cases North Korea contacted ski companies directly, only to face rejection

Western ski companies distance themselves from North Korea
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun January 10, 2014
How Christian missionaries are spreading the Gospel in North Korea

How Christian missionaries are spreading the Gospel in North Korea

Inside the shadowy network of front companies Christian missionaries use to spread the gospel in North Korea

How Christian missionaries are spreading the Gospel in North Korea
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich November 7, 2013
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