October 19, 2019

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Andray Abrahamian

Andray Abrahamian is the 2018-19 Koret Fellow at Stanford University

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On "legitimacy": Trump, Kim, and U.S.-North Korea summitry

Concerns of a PR coup for the DPRK underestimate how crucial leader-to-leader diplomacy really is

Andray Abrahamian July 2, 2019

Why closing the inter-Korean hotline should be off the table

In the give-and-take between the Koreas, the hotline must be kept open to avoid escalating crises

Andray Abrahamian July 12, 2016

Call 311: What the new money laundering designation means for N.Korea

So-called ‘nuclear option’ of sanctions makes life more difficult, but won’t kill their trading

Andray Abrahamian June 6, 2016

With Byungjin, Kim Jong Un hedges his bets

Despite economic emphasis, planks of North Korean strategy hold fail-safe in event of setbacks

Andray Abrahamian May 9, 2016

It's just the North Korean economy

Questioning the standard court vs. black market economy narrative

Andray Abrahamian March 23, 2016

The UN’s N.Korea sanctions: The new, the familiar, the easily avoided

Much will depend on how other countries, especially China, choose to enforce new resolution

Andray Abrahamian March 4, 2016

N.Korea plays the long game with its nukes

Why is Pyongyang testing nuclear weapons in this unprecedented, drawn out fashion?

Andray Abrahamian February 16, 2016

Mixed evidence on Chinese implementation of N. Korea sanctions

Paraxoically, Chinese businesses may be primary beneficiaries of sanctions on N. Korea

Andray Abrahamian August 29, 2013

Fancy new coffee shop opens in Pyongyang

Andray Abrahamian of Choson Exchange samples Pyongyang's latest coffee shop

Andray Abrahamian August 28, 2013

How Barclays bank made a N. Korea scholar feel like a criminal

British banking giant severs account due to North Korea work

Andray Abrahamian August 12, 2013