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American soldiers need to leave South Korea

American soldiers need to leave South Korea

Continuing U.S. presence helps Seoul avoid facing reality

American soldiers need to leave South Korea
Craig Urquhart
Craig Urquhart April 22, 2015
North Koreans care less about KWP membership than ever

North Koreans care less about KWP membership than ever

Private economy creates alternative means to privileges once only accessed by party members

North Koreans care less about KWP membership than ever
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 21, 2015
Foreign fiction present in North Korea, though restricted

Foreign fiction present in North Korea, though restricted

'Harry Potter,' 'Gone with the Wind,' Sidney Sheldon among favorites found north of the DMZ

Foreign fiction present in North Korea, though restricted
John Power
John Power April 17, 2015
Look for angry populist politics after Korean unification

Look for angry populist politics after Korean unification

Expect rising tide of resentment in unified society after initial euphoria wears off

Look for angry populist politics after Korean unification
Peter Ward
Peter Ward April 16, 2015
North Korea: the most expensive place in the world?

North Korea: the most expensive place in the world?

Hong Kong visitor gets lost in (currency) translation

North Korea: the most expensive place in the world?
Myssie You
Myssie You April 15, 2015
N. Korean imports from India drop by 70%
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N. Korean imports from India drop by 70%

Fuel, other hydrocarbons behind the 2014 drop, balance of trade with India becomes positive for first time

N. Korean imports from India drop by 70%
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 13, 2015
Military affairs, fishing top Kim’s agenda in March
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Military affairs, fishing top Kim’s agenda in March

Kim making fewer appearances with fewer elites than in prior months, wife takes extended absence from public

Military affairs, fishing top Kim’s agenda in March
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 10, 2015
‘Songun’ now fading away in North Korea: Expert

‘Songun’ now fading away in North Korea: Expert

Professor argues that Kaesong Industrial Complex matters less now, may be abandoned by Pyongyang

‘Songun’ now fading away in North Korea: Expert
Subin Kim
Subin Kim April 9, 2015
How to buy gas in North Korea

How to buy gas in North Korea

Military, ministries and black markets all involved in North Korea's shadowy gasoline distribution

How to buy gas in North Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 7, 2015
North Korea to ship more coal to South
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North Korea to ship more coal to South

Second trial for trilateral project involving Russia, DPRK, South Korea to take place no later than May

North Korea to ship more coal to South
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 6, 2015