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Resuming inter-Korean hotline communications: What it means

Resuming inter-Korean hotline communications: What it means

Dormant inter-Korean diplomacy will increase in intensity, but scheduled USFK drills could pose a hurdle for Seoul

Resuming inter-Korean hotline communications: What it means
Congress can set the Biden administration up for success with North Korea

Congress can set the Biden administration up for success with North Korea

Ending the Korean War would help address the concerns and priorities of many Americans impacted by the ongoing conflict

Congress can set the Biden administration up for success with North Korea
Author Image Daniel Jasper July 14, 2021
Changes to North Korea’s military leadership on display during mausoleum visit

Changes to North Korea’s military leadership on display during mausoleum visit

Kim Jong Un’s visit to Kumsusan last week showcased changes suggesting military’s role in 'grave' COVID-19 incident

Changes to North Korea’s military leadership on display during mausoleum visit
Author Image Martin Weiser July 12, 2021
How North Korea received millions in Namibia constructing a ‘white elephant’

How North Korea received millions in Namibia constructing a ‘white elephant’

Newly revealed documents reveal waste and fraud of DPRK firm subcontracted to build country’s state house in 2000s

How North Korea received millions in Namibia constructing a ‘white elephant’
Brazil is one of North Korea’s few friends in the world

Brazil is one of North Korea’s few friends in the world

The only country in the Americas with embassies in North and South Korea has expanded ties with DPRK since 2001

Brazil is one of North Korea’s few friends in the world
Author Image Gabriela Bernal July 5, 2021
North Korea in June 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

An analytical look at the main developments from June 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021

North Korea in June 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author Image NK Pro July 2, 2021
Timeline: From sharp North Korea-China trade decline to Kim’s sudden weight loss

Timeline: From sharp North Korea-China trade decline to Kim’s sudden weight loss

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from June 1 to June 30

Timeline: From sharp North Korea-China trade decline to Kim’s sudden weight loss
Author Image NK Pro July 2, 2021
NK Pro briefing: Creative options for North Korea sanctions relief

NK Pro briefing: Creative options for North Korea sanctions relief

Daniel Wertz, Joshua Stanton, and Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt discuss pragmatic approaches to North Korea sanctions

NK Pro briefing: Creative options for North Korea sanctions relief
Author Image Chad O'Carroll June 30, 2021
Is North Korea part of the great power struggle between US and China?

Is North Korea part of the great power struggle between US and China?

Recent displays of China-North Korea friendship will likely solidify U.S. view that Beijing can sway Pyongyang

Is North Korea part of the great power struggle between US and China?
Author Image Anthony V. Rinna June 25, 2021
North Korea may have continued Namibian Air Force job in violation of sanctions

North Korea may have continued Namibian Air Force job in violation of sanctions

NK Pro analysis of newly revealed documents suggests North Korean involvement in several projects inside Namibia

North Korea may have continued Namibian Air Force job in violation of sanctions
Author Image John Grobler| Min Chao Choy June 18, 2021
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