April 22, 2021
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Latest NK Pro analysis related to the DPRK

With only a year left, Moon pitches American public on his hope for peace

With only a year left, Moon pitches American public on his hope for peace

South Korea’s president tries to sway US citizens and entice Biden to pick up from where his predecessor dropped out

With only a year left, Moon pitches American public on his hope for peace
Author ImageJames Fretwell April 22, 2021
How renewed North Korean border trade will affect currency, food and fuel

How renewed North Korean border trade will affect currency, food and fuel

Mounting evidence suggests that North Korea will soon allow more imports into the country

How renewed North Korean border trade will affect currency, food and fuel
Author ImagePeter Ward April 21, 2021
How Kim Jong Un’s crackdown on foreign culture hurts Korean reconciliation

How Kim Jong Un’s crackdown on foreign culture hurts Korean reconciliation

North Korea is trying to stop people from learning about South Korean life. That could seriously widen cultural gaps.

How Kim Jong Un’s crackdown on foreign culture hurts Korean reconciliation
Author ImageJonathan R. Corrado April 15, 2021
North Korea is ordering small-time secretaries to clean up its ideological mess

North Korea is ordering small-time secretaries to clean up its ideological mess

DPRK leader Kim Jong Un gave a speech to party cell secretaries last week at a special conference

North Korea is ordering small-time secretaries to clean up its ideological mess
Author ImagePeter Ward April 13, 2021
North Korea faces uncertain future after mass exodus of UN and foreign NGO staff

North Korea faces uncertain future after mass exodus of UN and foreign NGO staff

Last month, the last international NGO worker and last remaining U.N. staff members left North Korea

North Korea faces uncertain future after mass exodus of UN and foreign NGO staff
Author ImageJohn Everard April 12, 2021
South Korea’s right-wing resurgence spells uncertainty for North Korea policy

South Korea’s right-wing resurgence spells uncertainty for North Korea policy

After summits and promises of peace, the South Korean president’s party suffered a crushing defeat at the by-elections

South Korea’s right-wing resurgence spells uncertainty for North Korea policy
Author ImageJumin Lee April 9, 2021
Why North Korea’s Olympic withdrawal is about much more than public health

Why North Korea’s Olympic withdrawal is about much more than public health

Public health is only a partial reason for North Korea’s decision to withdraw from Tokyo. The timing just isn’t right.

Why North Korea’s Olympic withdrawal is about much more than public health
Author ImageChristopher Green April 7, 2021
How Chinese netizens reacted to North Korea’s contentious ballistic missile test

How Chinese netizens reacted to North Korea’s contentious ballistic missile test

The missile launch sparked commentary on North Korea not seen on Chinese social media for some time

How Chinese netizens reacted to North Korea’s contentious ballistic missile test
Author ImageJohn Petrushka April 6, 2021
North Koreans sharpen their cyberskills at online coding competitions

North Koreans sharpen their cyberskills at online coding competitions

Free platforms may offer insights to threat researchers but help the DPRK build its cyber force, experts say

North Koreans sharpen their cyberskills at online coding competitions
Author ImageNils Weisensee April 2, 2021
What we know about North Korea’s ‘newly developed’ missiles

What we know about North Korea’s ‘newly developed’ missiles

North Korea tested two short-range ballistic missiles on March 25 — possibly the same tech shown at its Jan. 2021 parade

What we know about North Korea’s ‘newly developed’ missiles
Author ImageAnkit Panda March 30, 2021
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