August 17, 2022
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North Korea says it won’t attend June World Cup qualifiers in South Korea
Cancellations and Postponements

North Korea says it won’t attend June World Cup qualifiers in South Korea

The decision comes after Pyongyang announced last month it won’t attend the Tokyo Olympics due to COVID concerns

North Korea says it won’t attend June World Cup qualifiers in South Korea
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 4, 2021
US secretary of state: It’s ‘up to North Korea’ whether or not talks resume
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US secretary of state: It’s ‘up to North Korea’ whether or not talks resume

Pentagon, State Department seek diplomatic options with Pyongyang even as the DPRK continues to rebuff backdoor outreach

US secretary of state: It’s ‘up to North Korea’ whether or not talks resume
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 4, 2021
Biden’s North Korea policy review and what it means – NKNews Podcast Ep. 181
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Biden’s North Korea policy review and what it means – NKNews Podcast Ep. 181

In this roundtable podcast, the NK News team discusses leaflets, culture crackdowns and the U.S. policy review

Biden’s North Korea policy review and what it means – NKNews Podcast Ep. 181
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot May 4, 2021
Biden can save lives by focusing on everything but North Korea’s nukes
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Biden can save lives by focusing on everything but North Korea’s nukes

Stopping more conventional weaponry probably won't win leaders a Nobel Peace Prize, but it would improve security

Biden can save lives by focusing on everything but North Korea’s nukes
Jumin LeeJumin Lee May 4, 2021
North Korea in April 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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Month in Review

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

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

North Korea in April 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro May 3, 2021
US says its North Korea policy review is ‘not aimed at hostility’
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US says its North Korea policy review is ‘not aimed at hostility’

National security adviser emphasizes diplomacy and responds to North Korean threats of a “crisis beyond control”

US says its North Korea policy review is ‘not aimed at hostility’
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 3, 2021
The US policy review is finished, but it’s same old, same old to North Korea
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Analysis

The US policy review is finished, but it’s same old, same old to North Korea

The Biden administration says it will pursue diplomacy and deterrence, but all North Korea sees is more hostile policy

The US policy review is finished, but it’s same old, same old to North Korea
James FretwellJames Fretwell May 2, 2021
North Korea blasts Biden’s Congress speech, warns of ‘grave situation’ for US
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North Korea blasts Biden’s Congress speech, warns of ‘grave situation’ for US

North Korea’s foreign ministry also called U.S. State Department criticism of DPRK human rights a “political trick”

North Korea blasts Biden’s Congress speech, warns of ‘grave situation’ for US
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy May 1, 2021
White House completes North Korea policy review, emphasizes ‘practical’ approach
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White House completes North Korea policy review, emphasizes ‘practical’ approach

Biden administration confirms policy review process is complete, appears to reject Trump and Obama-era strategies

White House completes North Korea policy review, emphasizes ‘practical’ approach
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll April 30, 2021
Timeline: From Kim Jong Un’s famine reference to a signed cost-sharing deal
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Analysis

Timeline: From Kim Jong Un’s famine reference to a signed cost-sharing deal

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

Timeline: From Kim Jong Un’s famine reference to a signed cost-sharing deal
NK ProNK Pro April 30, 2021