August 19, 2022

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‘We hate Yoon’: Kim Yo Jong slams Seoul’s plan to denuclearize North Korea

‘We hate Yoon’: Kim Yo Jong slams Seoul’s plan to denuclearize North Korea

DPRK leader’s sister rejects all future offers and says South Korea ‘scared’ of the missile tested Wednesday

‘We hate Yoon’: Kim Yo Jong slams Seoul’s plan to denuclearize North Korea
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 19, 2022
By backing Russia in Donbas, Kim Jong Un trades self-reliance for puppetry
COLUMN

By backing Russia in Donbas, Kim Jong Un trades self-reliance for puppetry

Recognizing pseudo-states marks radical shift for North Korea, but cuddling up to Moscow could make peninsula safer

By backing Russia in Donbas, Kim Jong Un trades self-reliance for puppetry
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter August 18, 2022
State media review: North Korea celebrates Liberation Day by slamming Japan
NK PRO

State media review: North Korea celebrates Liberation Day by slamming Japan

An in-depth analysis of praise of Kim Il Sung, an investigation into colonial-era force labor and COVID policy changes

State media review: North Korea celebrates Liberation Day by slamming Japan
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung August 18, 2022
US stresses sanctions after North Korea tests two cruise missiles

US stresses sanctions after North Korea tests two cruise missiles

State Department says Washington will maintain measures against DPRK until it changes ‘underlying conduct’

US stresses sanctions after North Korea tests two cruise missiles
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca August 18, 2022
US, South Korea agree to deploy strategic assets if North Korea tests nuke

US, South Korea agree to deploy strategic assets if North Korea tests nuke

Allies agree on host of defense and security issues during working-level talks ahead of joint exercises next week

US, South Korea agree to deploy strategic assets if North Korea tests nuke
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 17, 2022
Seoul can’t provide security guarantees to North Korea, Yoon Suk-yeol says

Seoul can’t provide security guarantees to North Korea, Yoon Suk-yeol says

But ROK president adds that South Korea won’t try to change DPRK ‘by force,’ as he marks 100 days in office

Seoul can’t provide security guarantees to North Korea, Yoon Suk-yeol says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 17, 2022
Easing COVID rules a way for North Korea to project control — including to China

Easing COVID rules a way for North Korea to project control — including to China

Experts say changes may seek to allay public dissatisfaction and convince Beijing to resume cross-border trade

Easing COVID rules a way for North Korea to project control — including to China
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer August 17, 2022
Japanese donations likely funded Unification Church projects in North Korea

Japanese donations likely funded Unification Church projects in North Korea

Former Tokyo intelligence officer tells NK News the church built Pyeonghwa Motors factory in Nampho with Japanese money

Japanese donations likely funded Unification Church projects in North Korea
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi August 16, 2022
When North Korea invited East German secret police to Pyongyang – Ep. 249
Podcast

When North Korea invited East German secret police to Pyongyang – Ep. 249

Bernd Schaefer discusses how the Stasi helped the DPRK host a massive festival just months before the Berlin Wall fell

When North Korea invited East German secret police to Pyongyang – Ep. 249
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News August 16, 2022
Washington backs Yoon’s plan to provide aid to North Korea if it disarms

Washington backs Yoon’s plan to provide aid to North Korea if it disarms

US also voices support for trilateral cooperation with Japan after Yoon calls Tokyo a ‘common partner’ in speech

Washington backs Yoon’s plan to provide aid to North Korea if it disarms
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca August 16, 2022
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