December 10, 2022

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. Follow him on Twitter @ColinZwirko.

Analysis

Kim Jong Un’s latest absence reaches 31 days as Pyongyang prepares for big event

North Korean leader’s 3rd-longest disappearance has coincided with flurry of missile launches, including of ICBMs

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 18, 2022
Photos

Hand-sculpted towers rise up around North Korea’s ‘hotel of doom’ — in photos

Rare ground-level images reveal makeshift construction techniques still used on elite projects in central Pyongyang

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 16, 2022
Analysis

Imagery reveals North Korea’s deceptions about ‘world’s largest’ greenhouse farm

Construction ongoing at Ryonpho despite state media claims to contrary, a month after Kim Jong Un attended grand opening

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 14, 2022
News

Minions, knockoff Chanel, virtual mirror: North Korea holds women’s fashion expo

Clothing choices have grown along with foreign media influence, but event shows options still dictated from above

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 9, 2022
Analysis

North Korea reveals imposing new prosecutors HQ amid anti-corruption campaign

Expert says elaborate new campus part of Kim Jong Un’s efforts to enhance rule by law for enforcing party policy

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 8, 2022
News

North Korea resumes anti-US propaganda art sales at tourist shop

Pyongyang again boosting art depicting graphic destruction of US and slaughter of soldiers after hiding content in 2018

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 7, 2022
News

North Korea fired cruise missiles near ROK coast, new ICBM: State media

Pyongyang offers first details and photos on record-setting missile launches, military drills last week

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 7, 2022
News

Seoul detects 180 ‘trails’ from North Korean warplanes, scrambles 80 jets: JCS

Joint Chiefs of Staff says flights all occurred north of Tactical Action Line as US-ROK air drills continue

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 4, 2022
News

US strategic assets to be ‘constant’ presence in South Korea to deter North

Allied defense chiefs pledge more ‘large-scale’ exercises amid week of record missile launches and drills on peninsula

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 4, 2022
News

North Korea launches more missiles, prompting evacuation warnings in Japan

Ballistic missile reportedly fired from Pyongyang area morning after DPRK’s busiest weapons test day ever

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 3, 2022