December 13, 2019


Rachel Minyoung Lee

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.


Kim Jong Un’s appearances in March: an election and a military meeting

Amid a diplomatic deadlock, the DPRK leader oversaw a markedly low-key gathering of KPA officials

Rachel Minyoung Lee April 9, 2019

What to expect when North Korea’s Supreme People’s Assembly sits this week

The DPRK is set to convene the first session of the 14th SPA on Thursday

Rachel Minyoung Lee April 8, 2019

North Korea’s food situation: the view from state media

Domestic coverage paints a more optimistic picture than international press

Rachel Minyoung Lee March 27, 2019

North Korea’s 14th Supreme People’s Assembly: insights from the results

Sunday's vote saw several top officials newly-elected to the rubber stamp parliament

Rachel Minyoung Lee March 14, 2019

Kim Jong Un’s appearances in February: diplomacy dominates the month

State media also shed light on some new titles and affiliations of high-level officials

Rachel Minyoung Lee March 12, 2019

After Hanoi, what? Three indicators to watch for in North Korea

Major political events, state media rhetoric, and relations with China will be crucial

Rachel Minyoung Lee March 7, 2019

Kim Jong Un’s other Hanoi summit: the message in state media

DPRK media hailed Kim’s meetings with Vietnamese leaders — and offered hints at a new propaganda campaign

Rachel Minyoung Lee March 4, 2019