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Hope is not lost: President Biden might actually make progress on North Korea
Many see Joe Biden only as “strategic patience.” But if elected, he may take things in an entirely different direction.
Why North Korea may be on the brink of another deadly ‘Arduous March’ famine
Sanctions, flooding, COVID-19 and other 2020 conditions look eerily similar to what caused the devastating 1990s famine
Pyongyang’s rapidly shrinking expat community: Risks and implications
The loss of embassy and aid workers in the DPRK may lead to dark era of extreme isolation and limited information
75 years after liberation, are we slowly coming to terms with a divided Korea?
Calls for a united homeland have become gradually quieter since liberation from Japanese colonial rule in 1945
How the atomic bombing of Hiroshima shaped North Korea’s fears for decades
North Korea sees the United States’ refusal to apologize as a sign that Washington might use nuclear weapons again
Friends forever? The China-North Korea defense treaty turns 59
The pact's anniversary means only one year until the two allies' defense commitments are due to be renewed
COVID-19 in North Korea: an overview of the current situation
Pyongyang officially claims no infections within its territory, and has taken strict steps to stave off an outbreak
“The 3.1 People’s Uprising”: how North Korea sees the March First Movement
DPRK historians assert Kim Il Sung's anti-Japanese guerilla exploits won independence from Japanese colonial rule
An American in Pyongyang: Kim Il Sung’s 1972 interview with the New York Times
Salisbury and Lee's visit to North Korea provided Americans with a long-awaited glimpse into life in the Hermit Kingdom
The Flower of Unification: how a girl from the South became an icon in the North
Lim Su-kyung's 1989 Pyongyang visit shows how close, and yet how far apart, the two Koreas were and remain to this day