Tristan Webb is a Senior Analyst for NK Pro. He was formerly a Senior DPRK Research Analyst for the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).
Many of the proposals would fall foul of the UN - but some flexibility could reasonably be granted
The U.S. has a range of ways it could relieve pressure in the event of a deal
The return of Byungjin, and the continued role of Jo Yong Won, “Kim Jong Un’s shadow”.
Can they be? Who decides? And how strong is the DPRK’s claim?
Can they be? Who decides? And how strong are the DPRK’s arguments?
In a major speech, the leader defended policy and called for party unity - elsewhere, he shared responsibilities with his wife
Move has exacerbated alarm that he might be prepping the country for another war in East Asia
The leader's month was split between emphasizing resolve abroad, and party loyalty at home
A designation would apply further pressure on the DPRK, but appears unlikely for now
The Leader plans more missiles after Washington's snub. But might there be tensions in the ranks?
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