June 17, 2021

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Edward Howell

Edward Howell is an ESRC Scholar in International Relations at the University of Oxford and a contributor to the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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Why Moon’s economic outreach to North Korea didn’t and won’t work
NK PRO

Why Moon’s economic outreach to North Korea didn’t and won’t work

While sanctions are the elephant in the room, Pyongyang is at least as much to blame

Why Moon’s economic outreach to North Korea didn’t and won’t work
Edward Howell
Edward Howell June 2, 2021
No matter what Biden does, North Korea will still accuse him of ‘hostile policy’
NK PRO

No matter what Biden does, North Korea will still accuse him of ‘hostile policy’

The more the US stresses denuclearization in any form, the more the DPRK will use this term to get what it wants

No matter what Biden does, North Korea will still accuse him of ‘hostile policy’
Edward Howell
Edward Howell May 7, 2021
Why Kim Yo Jong isn’t shutting the door to diplomacy with the U.S. just yet
NK PRO

Why Kim Yo Jong isn’t shutting the door to diplomacy with the U.S. just yet

North Korea may be calling another summit "useless," but it's still open to talks that meet Pyongyang's demands

Why Kim Yo Jong isn’t shutting the door to diplomacy with the U.S. just yet
Edward Howell
Edward Howell July 13, 2020
North Korean think tank statement shows focus on U.S. ‘hostile policy’ prevails
NK PRO

North Korean think tank statement shows focus on U.S. ‘hostile policy’ prevails

Even in a post-COVID world, one thing seems certain: for Pyongyang, the U.S. ‘hostile policy’ will remain

North Korean think tank statement shows focus on U.S. ‘hostile policy’ prevails
Edward Howell
Edward Howell June 28, 2020
DPRK-U.S. dialogue: where things stand
NK PRO

DPRK-U.S. dialogue: where things stand

North Korea's self-perception as nuclear power looms over peace process

DPRK-U.S. dialogue: where things stand
Edward Howell
Edward Howell August 17, 2018
Inter-Korean economic cooperation: more myth than reality?
NK PRO

Inter-Korean economic cooperation: more myth than reality?

Any future projects will likely need to be tied to concrete action towards denuclearization

Inter-Korean economic cooperation: more myth than reality?
Edward Howell
Edward Howell July 3, 2018
Mr. Moon goes to Washington: why the South Korean President held talks with Trump
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Mr. Moon goes to Washington: why the South Korean President held talks with Trump

As relations with North Korea soured, the ROK leader sought to rebuild bridges

Mr. Moon goes to Washington: why the South Korean President held talks with Trump
Edward Howell
Edward Howell May 24, 2018