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Unification minister nominee grilled over calls for North Korea regime change
News

Unification minister nominee grilled over calls for North Korea regime change

At confirmation hearing, opposition accuses Kim Yung-ho of promoting inappropriate ideas on YouTube and dodging taxes

Unification minister nominee grilled over calls for North Korea regime change
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim July 21, 2023
How South Korea seeks to lure the next high-level North Korean defector
Analysis

How South Korea seeks to lure the next high-level North Korean defector

Evidence suggests Seoul is dangling jobs and rewards, but so far it’s getting more small fries than big fish

How South Korea seeks to lure the next high-level North Korean defector
James FretwellJames Fretwell July 21, 2023
Settling in Seoul: The movies and books that influenced a North Korean escapee
Ask A North Korean

Settling in Seoul: The movies and books that influenced a North Korean escapee

The Kim regime heavily restricts artists, but South Korean culture shines a light on what the Koreas share in common

Settling in Seoul: The movies and books that influenced a North Korean escapee
Sersong Han July 21, 2023
Lack of escort enabled US soldier who crossed into North Korea to skip flight
News

Lack of escort enabled US soldier who crossed into North Korea to skip flight

Incheon airport says military personnel did not join Travis King past security, amid questions about US Army procedures

Lack of escort enabled US soldier who crossed into North Korea to skip flight
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer July 20, 2023
Kim Yo Jong is barking at the US, but North Korea probably won’t bite
Columns

Kim Yo Jong is barking at the US, but North Korea probably won’t bite

Flurry of statements is likely an attempt at verbal deterrence, not a harbinger of violence or signal DPRK seeks talks

Kim Yo Jong is barking at the US, but North Korea probably won’t bite
Andrei LankovAndrei Lankov July 20, 2023
Why we should be wary of claims that North Korean satellite was a ‘paper doll’
Opinion

Why we should be wary of claims that North Korean satellite was a ‘paper doll’

Assessments of spy satellite lean into idea that DPRK launches are political theater, impeding ability to gauge threat

Why we should be wary of claims that North Korean satellite was a ‘paper doll’
Tay JeongTay Jeong July 20, 2023
Yoon boards US nuke missile sub in Busan, repeats ‘end of regime’ threat to DPRK
News

Yoon boards US nuke missile sub in Busan, repeats ‘end of regime’ threat to DPRK

South Korean president calls submarine visit ‘reassuring’ as allies discuss nuclear contingencies aimed at North Korea

Yoon boards US nuke missile sub in Busan, repeats ‘end of regime’ threat to DPRK
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko July 19, 2023
How North Korea will handle the case of US soldier who illegally entered country
Analysis

How North Korea will handle the case of US soldier who illegally entered country

Evidence suggests DPRK will release American in short order, but COVID and hotline issues could complicate things

How North Korea will handle the case of US soldier who illegally entered country
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll July 19, 2023
What’s next for the American soldier who crossed into North Korea – Ep. 298
North Korea News Podcast

What’s next for the American soldier who crossed into North Korea – Ep. 298

The NK News team discusses possible outcomes of apparent defection and when DPRK shot down a US spy plane in 1969

What’s next for the American soldier who crossed into North Korea – Ep. 298
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News July 19, 2023
Why North Korea is one of the only nations to use force to defend its EEZ claims
Analysis

Why North Korea is one of the only nations to use force to defend its EEZ claims

DPRK has long imposed extreme restrictions over its exclusive economic zone, leading to violent encounters in past

Why North Korea is one of the only nations to use force to defend its EEZ claims
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser July 19, 2023