October 26, 2021
Analysis

Arms buildup between two Koreas heightens risk of conventional and nuclear war

In-depth review of military capabilities on the peninsula underscores obstacles to peace and catastrophic costs of war

James M. MinnichJames M. MinnichOctober 25, 2021
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ANALYSIS & REPORTS

News

Singapore sugar trader admits to forging documents to hide North Korea ties

Court fines man $156,000 for falsifying invoices after legally sending sugar, other goods to DPRK-linked entities

Singapore sugar trader admits to forging documents to hide North Korea ties
Analysis

How Switzerland could help China re-engage North Korea and the world

China promotes itself as a blueprint for North Korea, but the Swiss model may be more attractive for Kim Jong Un

How Switzerland could help China re-engage North Korea and the world
Analysis

Cigarettes over medicine? Tobacco imports to North Korea lead trade with China

Imports of tobacco products far outstrip medicine, even as DPRK's population remains unvaccinated

Cigarettes over medicine? Tobacco imports to North Korea lead trade with China
Analysis

US Treasury’s sanctions review: What it means for North Korea policy

New report suggests US modernize sanctions regime and better avoid unintended impacts, but observers expect few changes

US Treasury’s sanctions review: What it means for North Korea policy
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OPINION & ANALYSIS

The journey to Nuri

The journey to Nuri

Lee Kwang-hyungThe author is the president of KAIST and a member of the fourth industrial ...

Oct 25, 2021
Patting his own back

Patting his own back

President Moon Jae-in was self-congratulatory in his legislative address on Monday with six months left ...

Oct 25, 2021
[Column] Jogakbo, the patchwork herstory of Korea

[Column] Jogakbo, the patchwork herstory of Korea

Jogakbo are made by stitching cloths of different colors and shapes together. (photos from "Such ...

Oct 25, 2021
New blood

New blood

By Deauwand Myers"Strong government…should mean effective, fair administration - in other words, 'good ...

Oct 25, 2021
[Column] Resetting the relationship: The transformative potential of an end-of-war declaration

[Column] Resetting the relationship: The transformative potential of an end-of-war declaration

South Korean Minister of National Defense Suh Wook answers questions during a parliamentary audit by ...

Oct 25, 2021