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Information and Disinformation on the North Korean Political Scene

Information and Disinformation on the North Korean Political Scene

Dr. Stephan Haggard and Luke Herman use the NK Leadership Tracker to review one year of political life in North Korea : Is the succession under stress?

Information and Disinformation on the North Korean Political Scene
NK News
NK News December 18, 2012
One Year On And It’s All About ‘Kim Jong Il Patriotism’

One Year On And It’s All About ‘Kim Jong Il Patriotism’

One year after his death, today's events in Pyongyang seem to be the epitome of what is being referred to in North Korea as 'Kim Jong Il's Patriotism'

One Year On And It’s All About ‘Kim Jong Il Patriotism’
NK News
NK News December 17, 2012
Kim Jong Un Enoys A Cigarette With Rocket Launch

Kim Jong Un Enoys A Cigarette With Rocket Launch

Perhaps stressed out at the potential for failure, Kim Jong Un is pictured enjoying a cigarette moments after lift-off

Kim Jong Un Enoys A Cigarette With Rocket Launch
NK News
NK News December 14, 2012
Chinese TV Airs 30 Minute Discussion of Satellite Launch

Chinese TV Airs 30 Minute Discussion of Satellite Launch

Chinese experts claim that political motives trumped military ones when it came to the surprise timing of yesterday's lauch.

Chinese TV Airs 30 Minute Discussion of Satellite Launch
NK News
NK News December 13, 2012
UN Reacts to North Korea rocket and calls for “appropriate response”

UN Reacts to North Korea rocket and calls for “appropriate response”

The United Nations Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the North Korean rocket launch, with a brief statement saying they would urgently consider “an appropriate response.

UN Reacts to North Korea rocket and calls for “appropriate response”
NK News
NK News December 13, 2012
North Korea Launches Rocket, Satellite Successfully ‘in Orbit’

North Korea Launches Rocket, Satellite Successfully ‘in Orbit’

North Korea launched its long-range rocket at 1000KST this morning and reports confirm that it has successfully put a satellite into orbit.

North Korea Launches Rocket, Satellite Successfully ‘in Orbit’
NK News
NK News December 12, 2012
Exclusive: Korean-American Imprisoned by North Korean Authorities is ‘Nations Tour’ Owner

Exclusive: Korean-American Imprisoned by North Korean Authorities is ‘Nations Tour’ Owner

Korean-American currently imprisoned in North Korea for allegedly being in possession of a hard drive containing 'sensitive material', is owner of the 'Nation Tours' tour agency

Exclusive: Korean-American Imprisoned by North Korean Authorities is ‘Nations Tour’ Owner
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 12, 2012
Russia: We’re Not On High Alert Over North Korean Rocket Launch

Russia: We’re Not On High Alert Over North Korean Rocket Launch

In stark contrast with ROK, Japanese and U.S. military reactions, Russia remains off-alert in face of DPRK rocket launch plans.

Russia: We’re Not On High Alert Over North Korean Rocket Launch
NK News
NK News December 11, 2012
North Korea Extends Rocket Launch Window To Include Christmas

North Korea Extends Rocket Launch Window To Include Christmas

North Korean Media Say Launch Window Extended to December 29, ROK Sources Suggest Could Still Be Imminent

North Korea Extends Rocket Launch Window To Include Christmas
NK News
NK News December 10, 2012