November 21, 2019

Tag: Leadership

Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

After the Hanoi summit, a hyper-securitization process underway in Pyongyang?

A range of incidents, trends, and policies have emerged which suggest DPRK authorities wish to sharply bolster control

Chad O'Carroll November 21, 2019

Looking ahead: prospects for North Korea-U.S. relations

Amid a flurry of statements by DPRK officials, NK Pro analysts examine whether diplomacy can get back on track

The “silent war”: Kim Jong Un’s battle for North Korean hearts and minds

The DPRK leader needs economic development, but too much openness risks the ideological corruption of the people

Jonathan R. Corrado November 13, 2019

North Korea in October 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analytic look at the main developments of the October 1-October 31 period

NK Pro November 4, 2019

North Korean media coverage of the October 31 weapons test: some oddities

The country's ruling party daily portrayed the latest missile launch as necessary for economic construction

Rachel Minyoung Lee November 1, 2019

North Korea appears to cement denuclearization talks policy

Pyongyang’s domestic reaffirmation of denuclearization talks policy shows resolve to follow through

Rachel Minyoung Lee October 29, 2019

What Kim Jong Un’s Mount Kumgang visit bodes for inter-Korean ties

Despite suggestions that Pyongyang may be creating an opening for talks with Seoul, such a policy shift appears unlikely

Rachel Minyoung Lee October 24, 2019

Ensuring Kim’s “absolute authority”: North Korea’s latest constitutional changes

The new measures, approved last month, grant Kim Jong Un even greater powers over the military and the state

Rachel Minyoung Lee October 23, 2019

After Kim’s Paektu visit, North Korea strongly hints at looming hard-line move

Follow-up media campaign following Kim Jong Un’s mountain trip hints at tough decisions looming

Rachel Minyoung Lee October 18, 2019

What to make of Kim Jong Un’s impromptu visit to Mount Paektu this week

State media reporting was rich in symbolism, projecting the DPRK leader's power and determination

Rachel Minyoung Lee October 16, 2019
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