September 25, 2020

About the author

Christopher Green

Christopher Green is a lecturer at the Universiteit Leiden in the Netherlands and one of the senior editors of Sino-NK, a digital periodical dealing with Northeast Asian affairs. He formerly worked as Senior Adviser, Korean peninsula at the International Crisis Group (ICG) and as Manager of International Affairs at the Daily NK.

More articles by 'Christopher Green'

Would Kim Jong Nam have reformed North Korea?

North Korea's political infrastructure would not have permitted a great reformer at its helm

Christopher Green February 28, 2017

Why UK defector diplomat is no threat to North Korea

Don't read too much into defector diplomat incident: governments don't fall this way

Christopher Green August 25, 2016

Understanding Seoul's N.Korean restaurant defectors announcement

Theories swirl in Seoul as to why Ministry of Unification announced the news when it did

Christopher Green April 12, 2016

North Korea’s markets after the sanctions

Prices look to be showing a modest upward trend, and sanctions only a small part of why

Christopher Green March 7, 2016

Did WomenCross benefit North Koreans? Yes and no

Doing something better than doing nothing, but room for improvement clearly exists

Christopher Green May 26, 2015

What the Lee Seok-ki case doesn’t mean

What complaints about Lee’s prosecution, UPP dissolution miss

Christopher Green January 23, 2015

Is Kim Jong Un young? Yes, but maybe not inexperienced

Personality cult around Kim’s mother implies decade-long preparation process

Christopher Green November 20, 2014

Losing face: Explaining Pyongyang’s currency change

Why North Korea revamping its 5,000-won bill is not like 2009’s debacle

Christopher Green August 12, 2014

In Mao we trust: The increasing use of Yuan in North Korea

90% of transactions in some North Korean markets use foreign currency – in particular, the Yuan

Christopher Green May 14, 2013