October 31, 2020

About the author

Rob York

Rob York is director for regional affairs at the Pacific Forum. He previously worked as a production editor for The South China Morning Post and chief editor of NK News. He is also a Ph.D. candidate in Korean history at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

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North threatens to cancel planned family reunions

Citing upcoming military drills, North threatens to nix get-togethers one day after date was set

Rob York February 6, 2014

KCNA slams Japan’s criticism of An memorial

Abe government criticized for efforts to ‘revive militarism’

Rob York January 27, 2014

Reporter: North Korean collapse not imminent

Geopolitical concerns of other nations stand in the way of reunification, correspondent says

Rob York January 22, 2014

Helping North Korea’s survivors of gender-based violence

"My mission is to have the refugees – both men and women – have this dialogue so they can share their ideas on how to catalyze peace on the Korean Peninsula"

Rob York January 13, 2014

Re-defector: No closer to going back to North Korea

Months later, Son Jong-hun is unsparing in criticisms of South Korean government, society

Rob York December 5, 2013

North Korea’s foreign policy is "reactive," lacks strategy

Flake: Pillars of the Northern state may be weakening, leading to a dangerous period

Rob York November 27, 2013

Expert: Japanese expectations complicate abductee issue

Tokyo must clearly outline process, expectations to resolve the issue

Rob York November 26, 2013

North Korean human rights film festival starts in Toronto

Future editions of Jayu may feature films on human rights in additional countries

Rob York October 26, 2013

North Korea aid and engagement mapped by U.S. researcher

Map organized by province, allowing users opportunity to see what work has been done, as well as where and when

Rob York October 16, 2013

U.S. negotiators say no to nuclear power recognition for NK

Former American envoys to North favor other types of ‘carrots’ in dealing with Pyongyang

Rob York October 10, 2013