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Gold, silver and sapphire? North Korea markets sanctioned sculptures and jewelry

Gold, silver and sapphire? North Korea markets sanctioned sculptures and jewelry

The country’s latest Foreign Trade magazine touts artwork from a studio sanctioned by the US and UN

Gold, silver and sapphire? North Korea markets sanctioned sculptures and jewelry
Author ImageChad O'Carroll April 14, 2021
North Korea is ordering small-time secretaries to clean up its ideological mess

North Korea is ordering small-time secretaries to clean up its ideological mess

DPRK leader Kim Jong Un gave a speech to party cell secretaries last week at a special conference

North Korea is ordering small-time secretaries to clean up its ideological mess
Author ImagePeter Ward April 13, 2021
South Korea’s right-wing resurgence spells uncertainty for North Korea policy

South Korea’s right-wing resurgence spells uncertainty for North Korea policy

After summits and promises of peace, the South Korean president’s party suffered a crushing defeat at the by-elections

South Korea’s right-wing resurgence spells uncertainty for North Korea policy
Author ImageJumin Lee April 9, 2021
Why North Korea’s Olympic withdrawal is about much more than public health

Why North Korea’s Olympic withdrawal is about much more than public health

Public health is only a partial reason for North Korea’s decision to withdraw from Tokyo. The timing just isn’t right.

Why North Korea’s Olympic withdrawal is about much more than public health
Author ImageChristopher Green April 7, 2021
North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from March 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021

North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author ImageNK Pro April 2, 2021
North Koreans prepare for torch march, but no signs of military parade

North Koreans prepare for torch march, but no signs of military parade

Satellite imagery suggests nighttime procession, but formations differ from preparations for weapons show

North Koreans prepare for torch march, but no signs of military parade
Author ImageColin Zwirko March 10, 2021
North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Feb. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author ImageNK Pro March 3, 2021
Recap: Top moments at North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress

Recap: Top moments at North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress

The eight-day-long event went over failures of the last five years and clarified social, economic and military plans

Recap: Top moments at North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress
Author ImageColin Zwirko January 15, 2021
Packed parking lot suggests North Korean Party Congress is underway: Satellite

Packed parking lot suggests North Korean Party Congress is underway: Satellite

Satellite imagery shows a full parking lot at the expected event venue, all while attendees' hotel looked empty

Packed parking lot suggests North Korean Party Congress is underway: Satellite
Author ImageColin Zwirko January 5, 2021
North Korea in Dec. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

North Korea in Dec. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author ImageNK Pro January 1, 2021
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