Timeline: From North Korean missile testing to a “new method” in diplomacy
NK Pro timeline charts the key events from August 1 - September 24
The beginning of August saw tensions continue to rise between North Korea, the U.S., and South Korea, with Pyongyang protesting a round of joint U.S.-ROK military drills by firing off a series of missiles and state media hailing the country’s “powerful” deterrent.
Over a month on and the mood has warmed considerably, with the U.S. and North Korea now expected to finally return to long-stalled working-level talks, senior foreign ministry officials praising the “wise” U.S. President, and growing talk of a third summit between the two countries.
- 01How foreign media is changing the ways North Koreans view the outside world
- 02What to expect at a potential North Korean military parade next month
- 03The View from Jingshan: In Chinese media, DPRK-U.S. relations get the spotlight
- 04How technology impacts foreign media consumption, and crackdowns, in North Korea
- 05Pro-North Korea website details how the country achieved “bumper crop” in 2019
- 06North Korea reshuffles its foreign policy top brass: potential implications
- 07North Korean leader’s Toyota luxury bus, multiple Lexus SUVs appear in 2019 film
- 08Kim Jong Un’s claims of a “bumper harvest” in North Korea: what the data shows