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July 24, 2024

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Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. He joined the company in 2018 after receiving a master's degree in international security and foreign policy from South Korea's Yonsei University. Follow him on Twitter.

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Kim Jong Un lays out 10-year plan to fix ‘backward’ economy at Politburo meeting

Two-day Politburo meeting follows Kim's announcement of new 'local development 20×10 policy' earlier this month

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJanuary 25, 2024
News

North Korea says it tested new cruise missile

'Pulhwasal-3-31' launch not connected to 'regional situation,' state media reports

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJanuary 25, 2024
News

North Korea demolishes symbolic unification arch, satellite imagery suggests

Kim Jong Un ordered monument removed to ‘completely eliminate’ public’s idea of kinship with South Korea

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJanuary 23, 2024
News

New North Korean propaganda poster depicts tank crushing South Koreans

State-produced poster revives decades-old motif as Kim Jong Un intensifies anti-US and ROK rhetoric

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJanuary 22, 2024
News

North Korea tests underwater nuclear drone to ‘deter’ US and allies: KCNA

Pyongyang says it tested 'Haeil-5-23' in response to trilateral drills involving US, ROK and Japanese warships

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJanuary 19, 2024
News

North Korea’s ‘empty’ economic policies created major wealth gap: Kim Jong Un

Leader vows to rebuild industry in every city and town over next 10 years to address widespread ‘backward’ conditions

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJanuary 16, 2024
News

North Korea to redefine border, purge unification language from constitution

Kim Jong Un calls for destroying inter-Korean rail line and monument while warning of risk of war with ‘hostile’ South

Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Jeongmin KimJanuary 16, 2024
News

New North Korean film reveals secret Kim Jong Un visits to weapons factories

Documentary about 2023 shows leader inspecting spaceport construction, rocket launchers disguised as trucks and more

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJanuary 15, 2024
News

North Korea says it launched solid-fuel ‘hypersonic’ missile

Launch appears to be first test of new system, though leader Kim Jong Un's presence not mentioned

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJanuary 15, 2024
Analysis

North Korea’s rural housing push expands nationwide, adding 20K homes in 2023

NK Pro finds fourfold increase in village openings, with new neighborhoods in nearly every city and county

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJanuary 12, 2024
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