October 19, 2019

About the author

John Petrushka

John Petrushka is a contributor based in Washington, D.C., and the creator of the NK Pro View from Jingshan column. He studied Asia and International Affairs at Georgetown University and George Washington University. His other research topics include transitional justice in North Korea.

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What does China think of Kim Jong Nam's death?

Netizens express outrage, but uniformity of expert reaction suggests a government hand

John Petrushka March 9, 2017

North Korea's capital, Juche and a towering achievement

Continued changes to the cityscape push Pyongyang toward Kim's ideas, away from Soviet influence

John Petrushka May 10, 2016

History, Juche and public space in making of North Korea’s capital

Shifting ideas and loyalties from the early days of the republic can be seen in Pyongyang's design

John Petrushka May 6, 2016