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The DPRK economy and its laws #3: Are inter-Korean agreements dead or alive?

The DPRK economy and its laws #3: Are inter-Korean agreements dead or alive?

While inter-Korean relations are on ice, important agreements not yet torn up

The DPRK economy and its laws #3: Are inter-Korean agreements dead or alive?
Author Image Tristan Webb August 30, 2016
From hero to zero: North Korea’s failure in Yanbian

From hero to zero: North Korea’s failure in Yanbian

Economic decline, Southern culture explain North's gradual loss of appeal to provincial residents of Korean origin

From hero to zero: North Korea’s failure in Yanbian
Forgotten allies: North Korea and Madagascar

Forgotten allies: North Korea and Madagascar

Pyongyang long ago severed ties with much of the world, but legacy lives on in Madagascar

Forgotten allies: North Korea and Madagascar
DPRK, Iran strong partners in missile tech – Middle East experts

DPRK, Iran strong partners in missile tech – Middle East experts

Tehran and Pyongyang collaborated, built better missile programs, present similar threats

DPRK, Iran strong partners in missile tech – Middle East experts
Author Image John G. Grisafi January 19, 2015
Three-year anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death important milestone

Three-year anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death important milestone

Traditional mourning period handled differently by Kim Jong Un, but still meaningful for succession

Three-year anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s death important milestone
Author Image John G. Grisafi December 17, 2014
North Korea emphasizes air force around Day of the Sun

North Korea emphasizes air force around Day of the Sun

Regime seeks to remind people of air force’s relevance, build institutional confidence

North Korea emphasizes air force around Day of the Sun
Author Image John G. Grisafi April 29, 2014
Burmese-North Korean ties have a long history

Burmese-North Korean ties have a long history

Despite Rangoon bombing, mutual needs have linked pariah states

Burmese-North Korean ties have a long history
Author Image Bertil Lintner September 24, 2013