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Kim Jong Un’s August visits focus on sports and culture
Kim Jong Un focuses on sports and culture in August, confirming trend away from military
Data shows changing priorities for North Korean leadership
North Korea Leadership Tracker data shows changes in personnel and priorities post 'crisis' period
Kim Jong Un’s changing priorities: May visits in the DPRK
May saw Kim Jong Un make five economic appearances, a striking departure from recent months
Data shows Kim Jong Un’s heavy military focus in Q1
NK Leadership Tracker shows Kim Jong Un focused exclusively on military and Pyongyang prestige projects
Sino-North Korean Trade at Record High Despite Beijing Criticism
While China uses its public voice to openly criticize North Korea's nuclear test, behind-the-scenes trade is at a record high.
NK Leadership Chess: 2012 Year-in-Review
2012 was a major success for Pyongyang, with Kim Jong Un successfully taking on all of the positions formerly held by his father
North Korea Responds to South Korean Election
North Korea Acknowledges Park Election Victory in Record Time
China’s Got a New Face, But its NK Policy Is Still Full Of Wrinkles
Kim Jong Un has sent his congratulations to Xi Jinping as China's new leader, but will Beijing's policy towards Pyongyang change direction?
Brace Yourselves, The Kim Jong Un Badges Are Coming
Reports from Pyongyang suggest that some members of North Korea's top security agency are being issued with Kim Jong Un badges