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Kim Yong Ju, younger brother of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung, dies at 101
Once the presumed successor to his brother, Kim Yong Ju played a key role in DPRK history but later fell out of favor
The overlooked spelling error that underscores North Korea’s culture of fear
The country’s highest honor misspelled the DPRK’s name for years, as correcting the party was all but inconceivable
With ideology of ‘Kimjongunism,’ North Korea’s leader seeks to be his own man
Report of DPRK’s new doctrine suggests Kim Jong Un wants to surpass his predecessors by copying their self-idolization
When a Czechoslovak diplomat bemoaned the Prague Spring from Pyongyang
Czechoslovakia played a unique role on the Korean Peninsula during the Cold War, rubbing some the wrong way
The man that might have saved North Korea and Afghanistan
Aleksandr Puzanov was Moscow’s diplomat in Pyongyang and Kabul as both countries tipped over the precipice
Kim Jong Un’s grave-robbing promotion is his biggest mistake yet
The North Korean leader is committing ideological heresy by taking Kim Jong Il’s general secretary position
Kim Yo Jong demoted: Why the North Korean leader’s sister is down, but not out
Kim family members have been demoted in the past, only to resurface a few years later
Nine years ago, Kim Jong Un took power. Here’s what changed in 2020.
North Korea underwent several drastic adjustments this year — some of which were state-sponsored, some of which were not
The mystery behind a South Korean presidential candidate executed for collusion
He was executed for ties to North Korea and became a political martyr. But new evidence shakes up the story once again.
After key promotions, Kim Jong Un’s power over North Korea may be diminishing
North Korea recently shattered history & decentralized power by appointing two new marshals to the Korean People’s Army