Fyodor Tertitskiy is a leading researcher at Seoul’s Kookmin University. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Seoul National University, and is author of “North Korea before Kim Il Sung,” which you can buy here.
A lack of major concessions from either side could see a breakdown in dialogue in the near future
73 years since its outbreak, the war's impact is often understated
An official document reveals the division of the peninsula could have been avoided
Last month saw the leader make a record breaking number of economy-related visits
65 years on, a temporary agreement has become the new normal
The DPRK's state security is the cornerstone of the Kim family's power - but life at the top is a dangerous game
Several members of the DPRK elite have met their end in mysterious automotive accidents
State media appears more interested in the faults of the opposition than the pro-engagement President
From "dotard" to bad grammar: it's typically better for researchers to use the original source
Despite some tentative steps, Pyongyang remains a long way away from serious change
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