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Despite rising tensions, North and South Korea will likely talk again
Analysis

Despite rising tensions, North and South Korea will likely talk again

For all its missile tests and state media condemnations, Pyongyang may still want to talk to Seoul in the coming years

Despite rising tensions, North and South Korea will likely talk again
Christopher GreenChristopher Green March 26, 2021
North Korea wants Biden’s attention. The best way to get it: ballistic missiles.
Analysis

North Korea wants Biden’s attention. The best way to get it: ballistic missiles.

Kim Jong Un fired two short-range ballistic missiles to get on the U.S.’ agenda before a key policy review is finished

North Korea wants Biden’s attention. The best way to get it: ballistic missiles.
James FretwellJames Fretwell March 25, 2021
North Korea bought smuggled oil and flouted rules meant to stop its nuke program
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North Korea bought smuggled oil and flouted rules meant to stop its nuke program

New report suggests that North Korea illegally bought Taiwanese oil for years in order to circumvent a U.N. fuel cap

North Korea bought smuggled oil and flouted rules meant to stop its nuke program
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy March 24, 2021
North Korean man extradited to US was involved in far more than luxury liquor
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North Korean man extradited to US was involved in far more than luxury liquor

Court records suggest that the man is affiliated with North Korea’s intelligence agency and gave a loan to a DPRK bank

North Korean man extradited to US was involved in far more than luxury liquor
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy March 24, 2021
Understanding North Korea’s missiles and military – NKNews Podcast Ep. 175
North Korea News Podcast

Understanding North Korea’s missiles and military – NKNews Podcast Ep. 175

Joost Oliemans discusses North Korean submarines, arms dealing and weapons systems

Understanding North Korea’s missiles and military – NKNews Podcast Ep. 175
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot March 23, 2021
EU hits North Korea with human rights-related sanctions for the first time
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EU hits North Korea with human rights-related sanctions for the first time

Sanctions name heads of North Korea’s police for state-sponsored murder, torture and forced labor

EU hits North Korea with human rights-related sanctions for the first time
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko March 22, 2021
For the first time ever, a North Korean man is brought to the US to stand trial
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For the first time ever, a North Korean man is brought to the US to stand trial

DPRK citizen accused of money laundering to supply luxury goods — a violation of rules meant to stop the country’s nukes

For the first time ever, a North Korean man is brought to the US to stand trial
Kelly KasulisKelly Kasulis March 22, 2021
North Koreans leave embassy in Malaysia after severing diplomatic ties
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North Koreans leave embassy in Malaysia after severing diplomatic ties

North Korea cut diplomatic ties with Malaysia on Friday in response to the extradition of a DPRK national to the U.S.

North Koreans leave embassy in Malaysia after severing diplomatic ties
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim March 21, 2021
Kim and Moon are the biggest losers of Blinken’s Asia visit
Analysis

Kim and Moon are the biggest losers of Blinken’s Asia visit

The Biden administration is not offering Pyongyang the flexibility that both North and South Korea likely hoped for

Kim and Moon are the biggest losers of Blinken’s Asia visit
James FretwellJames Fretwell March 19, 2021
Malaysia expels North Korean diplomats, formally closes its embassy in Pyongyang
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Malaysia expels North Korean diplomats, formally closes its embassy in Pyongyang

Rapid decay of DPRK-Malaysia ties follows extradition of North Korean citizen to the United States

Malaysia expels North Korean diplomats, formally closes its embassy in Pyongyang
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll March 19, 2021