August 08, 2020

Foreign Relations

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North Korea's nuclear and missile program remains a threat, top US admiral says

Admiral Charles A. Richard's remarks come amid reports that the U.N. believes North Korea has miniature nuclear warheads

Terrence Matsuo August 4, 2020
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Timeline: From multiple Kim Jong Un appearances to defector 'suspected' of COVID

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from July 1 to July 31

NK Pro August 4, 2020
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North Korean ships spotted returning to old coal smuggling routes near Vietnam

The most suspicious ship, the Mi Yang 5, was placed on a banned vessels list by the U.S. Coast Guard in 2018

Min Chao Choy August 4, 2020

Talking Rastafarianism with North Koreans - NKNews Podcast Ep.140

Benjamin Zephaniah discusses his trips to North Korea and teaching poetry to university students in Pyongyang

NK News August 4, 2020

North Korea continuing 'intense' development of ballistic missiles, nukes: UN

U.N. panel report details ongoing sanctions evasion, illicit exports of coal by Pyongyang

Oliver Hotham August 4, 2020
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North Korea in July 2020: a month in review and what's ahead

An analysis of the main developments between July 1 and July 31

NK Pro August 3, 2020
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North Korea's first suspected COVID-19 case sparks joy and censorship in China

Some Chinese netizens are mocking the DPRK on Weibo, while others are suspiciously contributing pro-North narratives

John Petrushka July 31, 2020

Crossing the line: Has North Korea's biggest foe finally gone too far?

Defector-activist Park Sang-hak has long stirred controversy, but political winds may no longer be blowing in his favor

Max Kim July 31, 2020

EU rolls out first-ever cyber sanctions against North Korea-linked hacking

Chosun Expo was the only DPRK-linked entity named in the new sanctions, which also targeted Russian and Chinese groups

Min Chao Choy July 30, 2020

North Korea fired anti-ship cruise missile this month: ROK military official

Launch not revealed by South Korea at the time as it was deemed part of "regular" training

Colin Zwirko | Jeongmin Kim July 30, 2020