North Korea in October 2018: a month in review
An analytic look at the main developments of the September 22-October 21 period
In the third part of a monthly new feature, NK Pro conducted an in-depth analytic review of news on the peninsula for the period between September 22 and October 21.
In addition to an Executive Summary providing top-line findings, the following review includes detailed analysis on a wide range of other specialist focus areas.
Furthermore, it also includes a look ahead at the five events most likely to create news between mid-October and mid-November.
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- 01Timeline: From Washington’s foreign policy moves to South Korea’s leaky border
- 02North Korea’s economy is in a state of catastrophe, but the issue is decades-old
- 03Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man may be leading a new North Korean security council
- 04Japan’s back in the North Korea game, but it faces nearly impossible challenges
- 05Open for business? North Korea can learn a lot from Cuba’s economic reforms
- 06North Korea is fighting to take back control of its economy from the markets
- 07Kim Yo Jong found her own voice, but she’s far from taking North Korea’s throne
- 08North Korea’s tumbling economy hasn’t stopped Kim Jong Un from making more nukes