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Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

Everything you need to know about North Korea’s new Party rules

Everything you need to know about North Korea’s new Party rules

NK Pro has reviewed and translated sections of primary documents

Everything you need to know about North Korea’s new Party rules
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim June 10, 2021
Why do so many people believe Kim Jong Un holds absolute power?

Why do so many people believe Kim Jong Un holds absolute power?

The evidence suggests he does not rule alone

Why do so many people believe Kim Jong Un holds absolute power?
Thomas SchäferThomas Schäfer June 8, 2021
What Kim Jong Un wants from his local political leaders

What Kim Jong Un wants from his local political leaders

A rhetorical splitting of hairs reveals deeper shifts away from the personality cult of the Kim family

What Kim Jong Un wants from his local political leaders
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser June 7, 2021
North Korea in May 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

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

North Korea in May 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro June 3, 2021
Revised party regulations point to new inter-Korean outlook

Revised party regulations point to new inter-Korean outlook

Reported changes also suggest curtailed leadership cult and possible position for a successor

Revised party regulations point to new inter-Korean outlook
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser June 2, 2021
Kim Jong Un’s private ‘floating amusement park’ appears headed for Wonsan villa

Kim Jong Un’s private ‘floating amusement park’ appears headed for Wonsan villa

Luxury yacht has in the past been good indicator of North Korean leader’s whereabouts

Kim Jong Un’s private ‘floating amusement park’ appears headed for Wonsan villa
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko May 25, 2021
On North Korea issues, what to make of the first Biden-Moon summit?

On North Korea issues, what to make of the first Biden-Moon summit?

Summit deliverables on North Korea will be music to Moon Jae-in’s ears, but risk management was the main priority

On North Korea issues, what to make of the first Biden-Moon summit?
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll May 23, 2021
Making it stick: Why Moon’s push to ratify Panmunjom Declaration may still fail

Making it stick: Why Moon’s push to ratify Panmunjom Declaration may still fail

South Korea's president hopes parliamentary control will help cement his legacy, but Kim Jong Un may not care either way

Making it stick: Why Moon’s push to ratify Panmunjom Declaration may still fail
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim May 21, 2021
Overpromised, underdelivered? Moon hopes to save his inter-Korean legacy

Overpromised, underdelivered? Moon hopes to save his inter-Korean legacy

Moon has one year left to shift status quo with North Korea, but needs help from the U.S. to make it happen

Overpromised, underdelivered? Moon hopes to save his inter-Korean legacy
James FretwellJames Fretwell May 19, 2021
Protecting the Kim family cult from harm

Protecting the Kim family cult from harm

North Korea's Youth League name change more routine than puzzling

Protecting the Kim family cult from harm
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser May 19, 2021
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