North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
An analytical look at the main developments from Jan. 1, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2021
Every month, NK Pro conducts an in-depth analytic review of news on the Korean Peninsula. This Month In Review covers the period of Jan. 1 to Jan. 31, 2021.
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 February.
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- 01North Korea’s economy is in a state of catastrophe, but the issue is decades-old
- 02Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man may be leading a new North Korean security council
- 03Japan’s back in the North Korea game, but it faces nearly impossible challenges
- 04Open for business? North Korea can learn a lot from Cuba’s economic reforms
- 05North Korea is fighting to take back control of its economy from the markets
- 06Kim Yo Jong found her own voice, but she’s far from taking North Korea’s throne
- 07North Korea’s tumbling economy hasn’t stopped Kim Jong Un from making more nukes
- 08Kim takes back control of body overseeing party leadership