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North Korea blasts way into U.S. presidential security debate

North Korea blasts way into U.S. presidential security debate

With voting about to start, look for influx of North Korea, nuclear-related questions for candidates

North Korea blasts way into U.S. presidential security debate
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin January 6, 2016
Kim’s North Korea – not the Soviets’

Kim’s North Korea – not the Soviets’

The North's founder gained independence from Moscow through guile, determination and good luck

Kim’s North Korea – not the Soviets’
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 31, 2015
Getting into the holiday spirit after leaving North Korea

Getting into the holiday spirit after leaving North Korea

I've learned to embrace Christmas family fun, rather than celebrating Kim Jong Il's mom's birthday

Getting into the holiday spirit after leaving North Korea
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung December 25, 2015
I’m dreaming of a North Korean Christmas

I’m dreaming of a North Korean Christmas

Remembering the North's long-standing, oft-forgotten religious heritage this holiday season

I’m dreaming of a North Korean Christmas
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin December 22, 2015
Why N. Korea won’t be worried by its recent reputational disasters

Why N. Korea won’t be worried by its recent reputational disasters

Debacles of recent Orascom investment and Morangbong visit to China will have little impact

Why N. Korea won’t be worried by its recent reputational disasters
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov December 17, 2015
North Korean cinematography’s successful debut

North Korean cinematography’s successful debut

Oddly, a competently made 1949 film preceeded decades of North Korean cinematic schlock

North Korean cinematography’s successful debut
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko December 16, 2015
Girls, Interrupted: North Korean band’s Beijing no-show
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Girls, Interrupted: North Korean band’s Beijing no-show

Whatever its cause, this debacle shows Kim Jong Un as diplomatically inept

Girls, Interrupted: North Korean band’s Beijing no-show
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter December 15, 2015
What’s brewing: How to make and drink your own beer in N.Korea

What’s brewing: How to make and drink your own beer in N.Korea

Drinking is very popular in the North, so much so that strong alcohol is treated like a 'soft drink'

What’s brewing: How to make and drink your own beer in N.Korea
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee December 10, 2015
In Northeast China, overworked performers sent home to Pyongyang

In Northeast China, overworked performers sent home to Pyongyang

Pyongyang Art Troupe lasts just one year in the disillusioning conditions of the Hunchun hotel

In Northeast China, overworked performers sent home to Pyongyang
NK News
NK News December 8, 2015