January 18, 2022
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Train from China enters North Korean disinfection zone for first time: Imagery

Train appears to have arrived after crossing from China on Monday, revealing details about new import operation

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ANALYSIS & REPORTS

Analysis

North Korea risks angering China with missile launches ahead of Winter Olympics

China’s looking for a PR win, and won’t appreciate Kim Jong Un stealing the spotlight in February

North Korea risks angering China with missile launches ahead of Winter Olympics
Analysis

The new normal? Experts see little hope for full restart of North Korean trade

Even after resumption of overland trade, erratic policy-making and new virus strains could reverse progress in 2022

The new normal? Experts see little hope for full restart of North Korean trade
Analysis

North Korea’s test of rail-based missiles continues emphasis on survivability

Launch sites near Chinese border could be difficult to target, while still putting US military headquarters within range

North Korea’s test of rail-based missiles continues emphasis on survivability
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North Korea stole $400 million worth of cryptocurrency in 2021: Report

DPRK hackers increasingly target ethereum over bitcoin, while bouncing funds between wallets to throw off authorities

North Korea stole $400 million worth of cryptocurrency in 2021: Report
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A peripatetic president

A peripatetic president

Nam Jeong-hoThe author is a columnist of the JoongAng Ilbo.Despite the spread of Covid-19, ...

Jan 18, 2022
Misguided missile comments

Misguided missile comments

Chae Byung-gunThe author is an international, diplomatic and security news editor of the JoongAng Ilbo....

Jan 18, 2022
[Column] Welcome to the age of artificial scarcity!

[Column] Welcome to the age of artificial scarcity!

(provided by Getty Images Bank) Slavoj Zizek By Slavoj Žižek, Global Eminent Scholar at ...

Jan 18, 2022
Humanitarian assistance doesn’t give militarism a free pass

Humanitarian assistance doesn’t give militarism a free pass

The United States is the largest single donor of humanitarian aid to… .” Googling that phrase ...

Jan 18, 2022
First Freight Train in Nearly 2 Years Arrives in China from North Korea

First Freight Train in Nearly 2 Years Arrives in China from North Korea

A North Korean freight train crossed the Yalu River railroad bridge into China on Sunday, ...

Jan 18, 2022