November 21, 2019
News

Construction underway on North Korean island set to become joint EDZ with China

North Korean land on Chinese side of Tumen river has been promoted as opportunity by nearby Hunchun authorities

Colin Zwirko November 20, 2019

ANALYSIS & REPORTS

Analysis

After the Hanoi summit, a hyper-securitization process underway in Pyongyang?

A range of incidents, trends, and policies have emerged which suggest DPRK authorities wish to sharply bolster control

Analysis

Looking ahead: prospects for North Korea-U.S. relations

Amid a flurry of statements by DPRK officials, NK Pro analysts examine whether diplomacy can get back on track

Analysis

130+ traffic education parks built across North Korea since 2016: imagery

What’s driving the construction, and is the DPRK preparing to become a car-owning society?

Analysis

North Korea’s Central Bank: lender, regulator, and inflation fighter

Relatively unimportant before marketization, the Central Bank's rise reflects the increasing power of money in the DPRK

MEDIA MONITORING

OPINION & ANALYSIS

Made in North Korea:North Korean Chocolate(1)

By Koryo Tours Mystery Milk Chocolate from North Korea: RATEDWe recently returned from our annual ...

Nov 21, 2019

The logic of Indo-Pacific (Part 2)

By Vishnu PrakashIndeed, the arms race and tensions in the Indo-Pacific Region (IPR) are getting ...

Nov 21, 2019

The logic of Indo-Pacific (Part 2)

By Vishnu PrakashIndeed, the arms race and tensions in the Indo-Pacific Region (IPR) are getting ...

Nov 21, 2019

U.S. Hint at Troop Pullout Points to Major Crisis

There are rumblings in the administration of notoriously peevish U.S. President Donald Trump that ...

Nov 21, 2019

Slashing U.S. forces

By Donald KirkWASHINGTON ― Here's a view I've been hearing around here about why President Donald ...

Nov 21, 2019