Fyodor Tertitskiy is a leading researcher at Seoul’s Kookmin University. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Seoul National University, and is author of “North Korea before Kim Il Sung,” which you buy here.
Aleksandr Puzanov was Moscow’s diplomat in Pyongyang and Kabul as both countries tipped over the precipice
The North Korean leader is committing ideological heresy by taking Kim Jong Il’s general secretary position
Kim family members have been demoted in the past, only to resurface a few years later
North Korea underwent several drastic adjustments this year — some of which were state-sponsored, some of which were not
He was executed for ties to North Korea and became a political martyr. But new evidence shakes up the story once again.
North Korea recently shattered history & decentralized power by appointing two new marshals to the Korean People’s Army
The Korean War deepened hostilities between North and South, drastically altering the course of history
Claims that a secret succession process may be underway must be taken with a pinch of salt
Much stronger influence from Beijing could reduce the threat from Pyongyang and potentially improve human rights
A recent gaffe by a freshman lawmaker highlights how detached from reality the country's conservatives have become
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