Tracking the DPRK’s intelligence operations
North Korea's secret services are essential to keeping the regime in power
This is the first part of a series explaining why North Korea is a top priority target for Western and Asian intelligence agencies. You can read part two here.
While most people may not be particularly interested in North Korea or may find the public appearances of its dictator Kim Jong Un rather strange, the country has been a top priority in the security community for many years.
This is not only due to the number of severe violations of human rights and the state’s total control over the country’s population. Most of
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- 02Satellite imagery shows Kim Jong Un’s east coast yacht, missile test activities
- 03State media review: North Korean festivals build up to former leader’s birthday
- 04Survey shows markets reign supreme in the daily lives of North Koreans
- 05What to make of North Korea’s apparent interest in naval nuclear propulsion
- 06How North Korean defectors shape the policies of countries where they settle
- 07Slump in life insurance sector points to unreported COVID deaths in North Korea
- 08State media review: North Korea set to open long-stalled hospital this year