Christopher Green is a lecturer at Leiden University in the Netherlands and heads up the Korean Peninsula work of the International Crisis Group (ICG). Christopher was formerly Manager of International Affairs at the Daily NK.
The country faces risks analogous to turmoil of 1970s, with the economy unlikely to emerge unscathed
Pyongyang will not yield control over people in exchange for fewer cases, but will probably accept specific aid packages
Public health is only a partial reason for North Korea’s decision to withdraw from Tokyo. The timing just isn’t right.
For all its missile tests and state media condemnations, Pyongyang may still want to talk to Seoul in the coming years
Earlier this week, Seoul voted to transfer North Korea-related espionage investigations to the National Police Agency
North Korea's virus prevention measures have given Pyongyang the pretext to clamp down on private market trade
Pyongyang didn’t cross anybody’s red lines this weekend, but it still sent a clear military message to the U.S.
Pyongyang's "October surprise" may instead come early next year to test the winner of the 2020 U.S. election
Letters and apology will be welcomed by Seoul, but prospects for big changes in inter-Korean relations remain low
The North Korean leader's call will reveal who is truly loyal to the regime while also providing cheap workers
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