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Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

State media review: North Korea says Kim Jong Un suffered during 1990s famine
Analysis

State media review: North Korea says Kim Jong Un suffered during 1990s famine

An in-depth analysis of efforts to paint leader as a man of the people, criticism of Canada and more

State media review: North Korea says Kim Jong Un suffered during 1990s famine
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung October 6, 2022
Timeline: From new North Korean nuclear law to three rounds of missile tests
Analysis

Timeline: From new North Korean nuclear law to three rounds of missile tests

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from September 1 - September 30

Timeline: From new North Korean nuclear law to three rounds of missile tests
NK ProNK Pro October 4, 2022
North Korea in September 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
Month in Review

North Korea in September 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from September 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022

North Korea in September 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro October 4, 2022
How North Korea’s missile test over Japan could justify a seventh nuclear test
Analysis

How North Korea’s missile test over Japan could justify a seventh nuclear test

Kim Jong Un may be gauging reactions from Beijing and Moscow before moving forward with first nuke test since 2017

How North Korea’s missile test over Japan could justify a seventh nuclear test
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll October 4, 2022
Kim Jong Un disappears for longest period this year amid renewed missile tests
News

Kim Jong Un disappears for longest period this year amid renewed missile tests

North Korean leader absent for weeks, though may return to celebrate key party holiday on Oct. 10

Kim Jong Un disappears for longest period this year amid renewed missile tests
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko October 3, 2022
Annexing Ukraine’s land makes clear Russia won’t cooperate on North Korea
Analysis

Annexing Ukraine’s land makes clear Russia won’t cooperate on North Korea

Moscow’s actions undermine institutions seeking to curb the DPRK’s nuclear program and suggest it will flout sanctions

Annexing Ukraine’s land makes clear Russia won’t cooperate on North Korea
Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. Rinna September 30, 2022
North Korea may conduct nuclear test ahead of US midterms: Seoul’s spy agency
News

North Korea may conduct nuclear test ahead of US midterms: Seoul’s spy agency

National Intelligence Service also tells lawmakers Kim Jong Un has gained weight but has no apparent health issues

North Korea may conduct nuclear test ahead of US midterms: Seoul’s spy agency
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim September 28, 2022
North Korea slips down the agenda at UN General Assembly
Analysis

North Korea slips down the agenda at UN General Assembly

Leaders scarcely mentioned DPRK this year, betraying little interest in seriously tackling its nuclear program

North Korea slips down the agenda at UN General Assembly
Alexander M. HyndAlexander M. Hynd September 28, 2022
What the CIA knows (and doesn’t know) about North Korea – Ep. 255
North Korea News Podcast

What the CIA knows (and doesn’t know) about North Korea – Ep. 255

Soo Kim explains how analysts interpret information coming out of Pyongyang and find signals in the noise

What the CIA knows (and doesn’t know) about North Korea – Ep. 255
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News September 27, 2022
North Korea adopts ‘crucial’ farm policy weeks after warning of food shortages
News

North Korea adopts ‘crucial’ farm policy weeks after warning of food shortages

State media short on details about policy as Kim Jong Un skips Politburo meeting for second straight time

North Korea adopts ‘crucial’ farm policy weeks after warning of food shortages
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko September 26, 2022
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