May 12, 2021

About the author

Aidan Foster-Carter

Aidan Foster-Carter is Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Sociology and Modern Korea at Leeds University in England. Educated at Eton and Oxford, he taught sociology at the Universities of Hull, Dar es Salaam and Leeds from 1971 to 1997. Having followed Korean affairs since 1968, since 1997 he has been a full-time analyst and consultant on Korea: writing, lecturing and broadcasting for academic, business and policy audiences in the UK and worldwide.

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Reining in South Korea’s out-of-control National Intelligence Service
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Reining in South Korea’s out-of-control National Intelligence Service

N. Korean threat makes NIS necessary, but they've exceeded their legal mandate

Reining in South Korea’s out-of-control National Intelligence Service
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter March 18, 2014
South Korea’s meddlesome spooks
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South Korea’s meddlesome spooks

Security agency is in the dock, but it’s fighting back hard

South Korea’s meddlesome spooks
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter March 17, 2014
Pula Botswana! Ian Khama kicks Kim Jong Un into touch
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Pula Botswana! Ian Khama kicks Kim Jong Un into touch

Human rights abuses prompt Botswana to sever all ties with North Korea

Pula Botswana! Ian Khama kicks Kim Jong Un into touch
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter February 27, 2014
The long hard slog to shine a light on North Korean human rights
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The long hard slog to shine a light on North Korean human rights

What’s been did and what’s been hid: A look back at human rights accountability in DPRK

The long hard slog to shine a light on North Korean human rights
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter February 17, 2014
High-level talks: A North-South turn for the better?
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High-level talks: A North-South turn for the better?

"Geopolitical and business sense alike to move on from the sad and self-defeating stasis of the past eight years"

High-level talks: A North-South turn for the better?
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter February 11, 2014
Aidan Foster-Carter joins NK News in 2014
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Aidan Foster-Carter joins NK News in 2014

British DPRK-watcher Aidan Foster-Carter will be contributing regular articles and book reviews to NK News. Here he gives us a taster of what to expect:

Aidan Foster-Carter joins NK News in 2014
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter January 20, 2014
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