Opinion on the latest North Korea issues from analysts, academics and experts worldwide. Views expressed in Opinion articles are exclusively the authors’ own.
Denuclearizing North Korea has failed. But we shouldn’t give up on arms control.
Reassessing four decades of efforts to curb Pyongyang’s WMD program shows the need for new goals going forward
Book review: Do North Korea’s markets undercut Kim Jong Un or prop up his rule?
Andrew Yeo’s new book explores how capitalist activity can subvert state power while failing to bring fundamental change
Book review: Kim Il Sung and the dictators that dance on bones
In North Korea, only one version of history exists – a common theme in all authoritarian states, Katie Stallard writes
Unimaginative US response to North Korea does little to stop weapons advances
Washington should break out of its sanctions-focused limbo and propose a deal to ensure peace on the peninsula
Book review: How interest groups shape US policy toward North Korea
New book explores how foreign governments and military-industrial complex influence US foreign policy
Book review: The intractable dilemma of North Korean human rights
‘The North Korea Conundrum’ explores how to push for the DPRK’s denuclearization without abandoning human rights
After Ukraine, it’s time to take North Korea’s reunification aims seriously
Few expected Russia to invade. Now the world must prepare for the day DPRK too presses its land claims over South Korea
Review: Offering red pill about North Korea, new book instead jettisons truth
While aiming to humanize North Koreans, Felix Abt’s latest presents misleading critiques of Western narratives
What the future holds for North Korea tourism after the pandemic
China’s COVID situation will affect the timing of any reopening, and the DPRK is sure to take steps to minimize risk
The UN has little appetite for more sanctions, and North Korea knows it
Pyongyang will likely continue missile testing as the US musters only strongly worded statements in response
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