January 20, 2021

North Korea’s latest parade shows that Kim is deadset on boosting weapons

Pyongyang rolled out two new ballistic missiles in Jan. 2021, signaling a possible return to testing

Ankit Panda January 20, 2021



Trade between China and North Korea plummeted by 81% in 2020

Total official trade in 2020 fell significantly, but Chinese exports modestly rose at the end of the year


Cigarette paper sales to North Korea go up in smoke with $2.5 million in fines

An Indonesian firm was hit with two back-to-back fines for violating sanctions with cigarette papers


Recap: What North Korea rolled out at its Eighth Party Congress military parade

Once again, North Korea revealed its recent and tumultuous developments to armed forces


Indonesian company fined $1 million for selling cigarette papers to North Korea

U.S. Treasury fined the paper manufacturer for violating sanctions using 28 separate U.S. dollar wire transfers



[Closed Event] The 3rd Sejong-CFR Seoul Washington Forum Virtual Meeting 2020

Sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, t he 3rd Sejong-CFR Seoul Washington Forum Virtual ...

Dec 15, 2021

Biden Takes Office In Locked Down Washington

Here is today’s Foreign Policy brief: Biden takes office as Trump leaves for Florida , ...

Jan 20, 2021

Wrong choice for top envoy

In a partial cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, President Moon Jae-in replaced Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha ...

Jan 20, 2021

The world needs more Casey Lartigues

By Adam BorowskiWhen I was reading the news about North Korea three years ago, I ...

Jan 20, 2021

Bid to restart talks

Former adviser tapped as foreign ministerPresident Moon Jae-in tapped former national security adviser Chung Eui-yong ...

Jan 20, 2021