December 05, 2020

Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

Iranian nuclear scientist's death will likely fuel North Korean fears of the US

The assassination could send a message that the US is an unreliable diplomatic partner, even in Biden's White House

Monet Stokes December 4, 2020

North and South Korea will never, ever reconcile. We should adjust expectations.

The actual goal is to establish, within the Korean Peninsula, a sensible and mild variety of the Cold War regime. 

Andrei Lankov December 4, 2020

Will Trump make a last-ditch effort on North Korea before leaving office?

With two months left in the White House, Trump could still take some last steps on North Korea — for better or for worse

David Volodzko December 3, 2020

North Korea in Nov. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Nov. 1, 2020 to Nov. 30, 2020

NK Pro December 3, 2020

As diplomacy with North Korea falls apart, the US focuses on calling out China

Washington is returning to its old playbook of treating North Korea like a subset of China policy, experts say

Min Chao Choy December 3, 2020

Moon wants to meet Kim at the Tokyo Olympics, but the feeling may not be mutual

Kim, Suga and Biden just aren't as desperate as Moon for another round of his inter-Korean political theater

Yeo Hyun-jun December 3, 2020

Diplomats and aid workers exit North Korea, only two UN staff members remaining

The latest departure suggests that foreign humanitarian workers only have a skeletal presence in North Korea right now

Chad O'Carroll December 2, 2020

Seoul ‘anti-leaflet’ bill moves forward with heavy fines and years in prison

Lawmakers clash as bill passes first step on Wednesday, with dissenters calling it “evil” and “excessive”

Won-Gi Jung December 2, 2020

Timeline: From Pyongyang's election silence to trade dips and Politburo meetings

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Nov. 1 - Nov. 30

NK Pro December 2, 2020

US official accuses China of ignoring and undermining North Korea sanctions

Senior State Dept. official Alex Wong says that Beijing is more interested in growing economic ties with Pyongyang

David Volodzko December 1, 2020
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