April 22, 2021
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Kim Jong Un upgrades his private beachside manor and tends to leisure boats

Kim Jong Un upgrades his private beachside manor and tends to leisure boats

The upgraded mansion complex is roughly 25 miles away from a key military submarine development base

Kim Jong Un upgrades his private beachside manor and tends to leisure boats
Author ImageColin Zwirko April 13, 2021
North Korea is ordering small-time secretaries to clean up its ideological mess

North Korea is ordering small-time secretaries to clean up its ideological mess

DPRK leader Kim Jong Un gave a speech to party cell secretaries last week at a special conference

North Korea is ordering small-time secretaries to clean up its ideological mess
Author ImagePeter Ward April 13, 2021
North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

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

North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author ImageNK Pro April 2, 2021
Moon’s desperate North Korea outreach is costing him credibility in Washington

Moon’s desperate North Korea outreach is costing him credibility in Washington

Moon must prove that he’s a rational actor — not an ideologue hell-bent on inter-Korean dialogue

Moon’s desperate North Korea outreach is costing him credibility in Washington
Author ImageJumin Lee March 23, 2021
Sluggish progress on key construction despite rare visits by DPRK leader

Sluggish progress on key construction despite rare visits by DPRK leader

Homes built after storm may have stalled work on Kim’s favored chicken farm 

Sluggish progress on key construction despite rare visits by DPRK leader
Author ImageColin Zwirko March 12, 2021
North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

An analytical look at the main developments from Feb. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author ImageNK Pro March 3, 2021
Timeline: From Washington’s foreign policy moves to South Korea’s leaky border

Timeline: From Washington’s foreign policy moves to South Korea’s leaky border

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Feb. 1 - Feb. 28

Timeline: From Washington’s foreign policy moves to South Korea’s leaky border
Author ImageNK Pro March 2, 2021
Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man may be leading a new North Korean security council

Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man may be leading a new North Korean security council

Jo Yong Won appears to be heading a mysterious, rumored office that focuses on foreign policy and security

Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man may be leading a new North Korean security council
Author ImageMartin Weiser February 24, 2021
North Korea is fighting to take back control of its economy from the markets

North Korea is fighting to take back control of its economy from the markets

Kim Jong Un steered his country away from economic reform at the recent Eighth Party Congress and Second Plenary Meeting

North Korea is fighting to take back control of its economy from the markets
Author ImagePeter Ward February 16, 2021
Kim Yo Jong found her own voice, but she’s far from taking North Korea’s throne

Kim Yo Jong found her own voice, but she’s far from taking North Korea’s throne

Kim Jong Un’s sister is not his “number two,” but she does have a unique role in messaging Seoul and Washington

Kim Yo Jong found her own voice, but she’s far from taking North Korea’s throne
Author ImageMarkus V. Garlauskas February 15, 2021
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