April 05, 2020


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.


Key takeaways from DPRK state media coverage of Kim-Putin Summit

What was new and notable about how state media presented the Kim-Putin summit

Rachel Minyoung Lee April 26, 2019

Four reasons N. Korea’s rejection of U.S.-ROK aerial exercises was important

“CPRC spokesperson’s press statement” marks a notch up from recent reports and commentaries in Rodong Sinmun

Rachel Minyoung Lee April 25, 2019

Kim Jong Un’s delegation to Russia: who’s who?

Key foreign policy figures dropped from DPRK leader's summit entourage, analysis shows

Rachel Minyoung Lee April 24, 2019

North Korea’s Wednesday “tactical” weapons test: reading between the lines

State media coverage offered some subtle throwbacks to the Byungjin days

Rachel Minyoung Lee April 19, 2019

North Korea’s movers and shakers meet: notable developments at the 14th SPA

Personnel reshuffles dominated DPRK's legislature first meeting on Thursday

Rachel Minyoung Lee April 12, 2019

The fourth plenum of the seventh party central committee: what stood out

Domestic economy, partial leadership shuffles dominate major WPK meeting

Rachel Minyoung Lee April 11, 2019

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
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