North Korea in Dec. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead
An analytical look at the main developments from Dec. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2020
Every month, NK Pro conducts an in-depth analytic review of news on the Korean Peninsula. This Month In Review covers the period of Dec. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020.
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 likely to create news in January.
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- 01Kill Chain: Why preemptive strikes are risky strategy for countering North Korea
- 02State media review: North Korea takes aim at use of foreign words
- 03Shades of gray: How North Korea could use missiles to challenge maritime border
- 04The tragedy of the commons: Natural resource dilemmas in North Korea
- 05Timeline: From North Korea’s mammoth ICBM launch to Kim Jong Un’s daughter
- 06State media review: North Korea boasts about close ties between Kim and Xi
- 07Rail trade with North Korea threatened as COVID surges in Chinese border city
- 08Prominent promotions: North Korea’s new generals and ‘hero’ missile transporter