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The true story behind North Korea’s bizarre basketball rules
Features

The true story behind North Korea’s bizarre basketball rules

The DPRK briefly experimented with 8-point shots, dunk penalties and more, and there was a kind of method to the madness

The true story behind North Korea’s bizarre basketball rules
Yong Ja HongYong Ja Hong April 10, 2024
The revolutionary axis linking North Korea, Iran and Hamas
Analysis

The revolutionary axis linking North Korea, Iran and Hamas

DPRK weapons and unique expertise are a welcome asset for Iran and its proxies in a global assault on US leadership

The revolutionary axis linking North Korea, Iran and Hamas
Benjamin R. YoungBenjamin R. Young April 9, 2024
Why North Korea’s news agency deleted hundreds of articles from website
Analysis

Why North Korea’s news agency deleted hundreds of articles from website

Purge of KCNA content appears aimed at expunging references to unification, South Korea and more

Why North Korea’s news agency deleted hundreds of articles from website
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser April 5, 2024
Bodhisattva of unification: How one monk tried to bridge Koreas through Buddhism
Features

Bodhisattva of unification: How one monk tried to bridge Koreas through Buddhism

Venerable Popta traveled to North Korea hundreds of times to work with local monks, rejecting claims they are DPRK spies

Bodhisattva of unification: How one monk tried to bridge Koreas through Buddhism
Roman HusarskiRoman Husarski April 1, 2024
North Korea’s forgotten gulags expose a dark history of human rights abuse
Analysis

North Korea’s forgotten gulags expose a dark history of human rights abuse

Satellite imagery shines a light on the former political prison camps that the Kim regime denies ever existed

North Korea’s forgotten gulags expose a dark history of human rights abuse
Jacob BogleJacob Bogle March 29, 2024
Book review: A realist appraisal of North Korea’s ‘nuclear obsession’
Opinion

Book review: A realist appraisal of North Korea’s ‘nuclear obsession’

In ‘North Korea in 100 Questions,’ two French experts push past stereotypes to shine light on all things DPRK

Book review: A realist appraisal of North Korea’s ‘nuclear obsession’
Stephen MercadoStephen Mercado March 21, 2024
What the UN’s role in North Korea will look like going forward – Ep. 332
North Korea News Podcast

What the UN’s role in North Korea will look like going forward – Ep. 332

Former UN resident coordinator Frode Mauring discusses dealing with the DPRK during the pandemic and what comes next

What the UN’s role in North Korea will look like going forward – Ep. 332
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News March 6, 2024
New film champions ROK’s first president, and his hardline stance on North Korea
Analysis

New film champions ROK’s first president, and his hardline stance on North Korea

‘Birth of Korea’ offers revisionist take of Rhee Syngman, winning conservative fans but misconstruing history

New film champions ROK’s first president, and his hardline stance on North Korea
Gabriela BernalGabriela Bernal March 5, 2024
North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
Analysis

North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from February 1, 2024 to February 29, 2024

North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro March 1, 2024
Five years after Hanoi, Trump’s still keen on a nuclear deal with North Korea
Analysis

Five years after Hanoi, Trump’s still keen on a nuclear deal with North Korea

Former president seems determined to rekindle friendship with Kim Jong Un, and he could make enticing offer if reelected

Five years after Hanoi, Trump’s still keen on a nuclear deal with North Korea
James FretwellJames Fretwell February 28, 2024
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