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. She is also a trained translator of North Korean media propaganda into English.
State media hailed the test's "final review" of the new-type multiple rocket launcher system
“Shine, oh the eternal and immortal achievement that has borne great power”
An article in an influential pro-DPRK organ hailed the "success" of an October launch, hinted at further tests to come
Amid a flurry of statements by DPRK officials, NK Pro analysts examine whether diplomacy can get back on track
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
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