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Once again, North Korea is the Hermit Kingdom
Pyongyang increasingly isolates itself, even from old allies, through its refusal to change course
Diplomacy with North Korea? Not yet
Negotiations with Pyongyang are doomed until its end goals change
The carrot does not work on North Korea
No 'free' trade can happen as long as Kim Jong Un's coterie insist on exploiting the proceedings
Kim Jong Un doesn’t deserve an olive branch
Even talking of reconciliation risks undermining an international consensus against Kim's crimes
N.Korean refugees are Seoul’s best weapon
Sadly, it's a tool South Korean society neglects, as shown by stories of redefection to the North
North Korea is a failed state
Mass defections show that something is afoot in the North, even if collapse not imminent
The only way to deal with North Korea
Sanctions appear to be working, but now's not the time for the U.S., South Korea to let up
Sanctions and new technology could help divided families
Do divided Koreans need state level negotiations to hold reunions?
N.Korea sanctions: Can China be trusted?
Beijing holds up its end of the deal for now, but wait for North Korea's May Congress
Peace on Korean Peninsula eluded again
We should acknowledge that the two Koreas and the U.S. define 'peace' differently