Rachel Minyoung Lee is a senior analyst at NK Pro. Prior to joining NK Pro, she worked as a senior North Korean media analyst for the U.S. Government.
Ongoing Mount Kumgang issue merits a review of North-South ties in the wake of February's failed Kim-Trump meeting
Pyongyang’s unusual singling out of the U.S. for military drills with South Korea reflects a hardening position
The country's ruling party daily portrayed the latest missile launch as necessary for economic construction
Pyongyang’s domestic reaffirmation of denuclearization talks policy shows resolve to follow through
Despite suggestions that Pyongyang may be creating an opening for talks with Seoul, such a policy shift appears unlikely
The new measures, approved last month, grant Kim Jong Un even greater powers over the military and the state
Follow-up media campaign following Kim Jong Un’s mountain trip hints at tough decisions looming
State media reporting was rich in symbolism, projecting the DPRK leader's power and determination
The Rodong Sinmun's unusual emphasis of Kim tracks with post-Hanoi developments
The renewed “class education” campaign builds on weapons tests and uptick in anti-U.S. rhetoric
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