Curtis Melvin a researcher at the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS and contributor to NK News Pro. He is also editor of North Korean Economy Watch, one of the longest running DPRK blogs, as well as creator and manager of a database of the most extensive Google Earth imagery work on North Korea.
Visit to turf institute marks first economic visit by Kim Jong Un in months
How North Korean propagandists were able to quickly unleash a Kim Jong Un veneration campaign
Using satellite imagery, Curtis Melvin identifies huge artillery targets carved into sides of mountains
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