August 11, 2022

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Christopher Green

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.

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North Korea’s markets after the sanctions

North Korea’s markets after the sanctions

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

North Korea’s markets after the sanctions
Christopher Green
Christopher Green March 7, 2016
Did WomenCross benefit North Koreans? Yes and no

Did WomenCross benefit North Koreans? Yes and no

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

Did WomenCross benefit North Koreans? Yes and no
Christopher Green
Christopher Green May 26, 2015
What the Lee Seok-ki case doesn’t mean

What the Lee Seok-ki case doesn’t mean

What complaints about Lee’s prosecution, UPP dissolution miss

What the Lee Seok-ki case doesn’t mean
Christopher Green
Christopher Green January 23, 2015
Is Kim Jong Un young? Yes, but maybe not inexperienced

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

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

Is Kim Jong Un young? Yes, but maybe not inexperienced
Christopher Green
Christopher Green November 20, 2014
Losing face: Explaining Pyongyang’s currency change

Losing face: Explaining Pyongyang’s currency change

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

Losing face: Explaining Pyongyang’s currency change
Christopher Green
Christopher Green August 12, 2014
In Mao we trust: The increasing use of Yuan in North Korea

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

In Mao we trust: The increasing use of Yuan in North Korea
Christopher Green
Christopher Green May 14, 2013