July 10, 2020

Category: Analysis

Latest NK Pro analysis related to the DPRK

Wollo-ri: nuclear warhead storage area, manufacturing site, or military academy?

Analyses and sources conflict on what exactly the facilities are being used for

Ankit Panda July 10, 2020

Satellite internet in North Korea: past, present, and future

Despite harsh restrictions, top-down trends will likely spread internet access from the elites to ordinary North Koreans

Min Chao Choy July 9, 2020

Six months since border closures, fears of COVID-19 mount in North Korea

Analysis suggests that the DPRK is likely trying to minimize the spread of existing outbreaks

Chad O'Carroll July 8, 2020

North Korea’s July Politburo meeting: what was discussed and why it matters

The meeting's main focus was COVID-19, but it appears a number of promotions were made as well

Martin Weiser July 6, 2020

How Moon’s diplomatic and security reshuffle may impact North Korea

More than a reshuffle in Seoul is likely needed for substantive progress

Christopher Green July 5, 2020

From Voice of America to Voice of Trump? The future of U.S. radio in North Korea

In order to effectively bring about change in North Korea, the U.S. must avoid hyper-political programming

Mintaro Oba July 3, 2020

Timeline: from rising inter-Korean tensions to a “suspension” of military plans

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from June 1 - June 30

NK Pro July 3, 2020

North Korea in June 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between June 1 and June 30

NK Pro July 2, 2020

Some progress on long-stalled Pyongyang housing blocks under new campaign

Construction comes as Kim Jong Un shifts propaganda priority to living standards over tourist resorts

Colin Zwirko July 2, 2020

Sitting above rank: the rise of Ri Pyong Chol, Pak Jong Chon, and the military

Seating arrangements at recent high-profile political meetings suggest the military's growing influence in North Korea

Martin Weiser July 1, 2020
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