October 02, 2022

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Peter Ward

Peter Ward is a writer and researcher focusing on the North Korean economy, as well as a PhD candidate at the University of Vienna.

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N.Korea studies: Arguments against language learning don’t add up

N.Korea studies: Arguments against language learning don’t add up

Despite flaws with recent opinion on topic, author suggests Korean learning remains essential

N.Korea studies: Arguments against language learning don’t add up
Peter Ward
Peter Ward August 1, 2016
Fading sunshine – Is the South Korean left’s view of North Korea changing?

Fading sunshine – Is the South Korean left’s view of North Korea changing?

Pyongyang’s recent actions test the Southern opposition’s commitment to conciliation

Fading sunshine – Is the South Korean left’s view of North Korea changing?
Peter Ward
Peter Ward March 1, 2016
As U.S. shifts inward, S.Korea talks going nuclear

As U.S. shifts inward, S.Korea talks going nuclear

Non-interventionist, protectionist trends in U.S. leave Seoul thinking deterrence

As U.S. shifts inward, S.Korea talks going nuclear
Peter Ward
Peter Ward February 17, 2016
China and North Korea’s economic future

China and North Korea’s economic future

If China’s economic fortunes are set for a downturn, where does that leave its dependent?

China and North Korea’s economic future
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov | Peter Ward February 16, 2016
Promises, pitfalls on the North Korea-China border

Promises, pitfalls on the North Korea-China border

Border between long-time allies sees plenty of trade, despite shortcomings caused by mutual distrust

Promises, pitfalls on the North Korea-China border
Peter Ward
Peter Ward September 23, 2015
The (North Korean) Prince

The (North Korean) Prince

Some Machiavellian advice on maintaining the Northern kingdom’s survival

The (North Korean) Prince
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov | Peter Ward May 11, 2015
Look for angry populist politics after Korean unification

Look for angry populist politics after Korean unification

Expect rising tide of resentment in unified society after initial euphoria wears off

Look for angry populist politics after Korean unification
Peter Ward
Peter Ward April 16, 2015
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