October 26, 2021
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Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

Reshuffles at North Korea’s parliament session suggest volatility at the top

Reshuffles at North Korea’s parliament session suggest volatility at the top

The latest round of promotions and demotions highlights major changes in DPRK leadership since January

Reshuffles at North Korea’s parliament session suggest volatility at the top
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser October 4, 2021
North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

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

North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro October 1, 2021
Timeline: From North and South Korean missile tests to offer to resume hotlines

Timeline: From North and South Korean missile tests to offer to resume hotlines

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

Timeline: From North and South Korean missile tests to offer to resume hotlines
NK ProNK Pro October 1, 2021
Fake news? North Korea quickly recalled Rodong Sinmun after name mix-up

Fake news? North Korea quickly recalled Rodong Sinmun after name mix-up

DPRK propagandists made a rare mistake that could have been a misprint, or a sign of behind-the-scenes power struggles

Fake news? North Korea quickly recalled Rodong Sinmun after name mix-up
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser October 1, 2021
Japan’s next leader has a chance to reshape the country’s North Korea policy

Japan’s next leader has a chance to reshape the country’s North Korea policy

Tokyo has long insisted on resolving the abduction issue first, but the public increasingly prioritizes denuclearization

Japan’s next leader has a chance to reshape the country’s North Korea policy
Glyn FordGlyn Ford | Marialaura De Angelis September 27, 2021
After military parade, Kim Jong Un takes another two-week break from public view

After military parade, Kim Jong Un takes another two-week break from public view

North Korean leader could be back at his east coast retreat, satellite imagery suggests

After military parade, Kim Jong Un takes another two-week break from public view
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko September 24, 2021
Recap: All the guns, troops and spectacle at North Korea’s paramilitary parade

Recap: All the guns, troops and spectacle at North Korea’s paramilitary parade

NK Pro analyzes the weapons and pageantry on display in state media coverage

Recap: All the guns, troops and spectacle at North Korea’s paramilitary parade
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko September 17, 2021
North Korea in August 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

An analytical look at the main developments from August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021

North Korea in August 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro September 3, 2021
Timeline: From US-ROK military drills to North Korea cutting the hotlines again

Timeline: From US-ROK military drills to North Korea cutting the hotlines again

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from August 1 to August 31

Timeline: From US-ROK military drills to North Korea cutting the hotlines again
NK ProNK Pro September 2, 2021
Bureaucratic flip-flop: former propaganda head back in post months after leaving

Bureaucratic flip-flop: former propaganda head back in post months after leaving

Reappointment of Ri Il Hwan suggests dissatisfaction with his replacement, or a behind-the-scenes power struggle

Bureaucratic flip-flop: former propaganda head back in post months after leaving
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser August 26, 2021
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