September 27, 2021

Foreign Relations

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North Korean nukes, sanctions and the United Nations – NKNews Podcast Ep. 201

North Korean nukes, sanctions and the United Nations – NKNews Podcast Ep. 201

Former UN Panel of Experts member Maiko Takeuchi discusses the effectiveness of sanctions on DPRK denuclearization

North Korean nukes, sanctions and the United Nations – NKNews Podcast Ep. 201
NK News
NK News September 21, 2021
Expert roundup: What to make of recent missile tests by North and South Korea

Expert roundup: What to make of recent missile tests by North and South Korea

Analysts see ‘little light’ on horizon for peaceful breakthrough after last week’s cruise and ballistic missile tests

Expert roundup: What to make of recent missile tests by North and South Korea
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung | Won-Gi Jung September 21, 2021
North Korea slams AUKUS deal as ‘undesirable and dangerous’

North Korea slams AUKUS deal as ‘undesirable and dangerous’

Foreign ministry official warns of countermeasures if new pact ‘has even a little adverse impact’ on DPRK security

North Korea slams AUKUS deal as ‘undesirable and dangerous’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 20, 2021
The tangled fates of the Koreas and the UN: An NK Pro deep dive
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The tangled fates of the Koreas and the UN: An NK Pro deep dive

NK Pro explores the UN’s pivotal role on the peninsula as North and South mark 30 years since becoming full UN members

The tangled fates of the Koreas and the UN: An NK Pro deep dive
James Fretwell
James Fretwell September 17, 2021
North Korea blames US anti-DPRK rhetoric for preventing return to dialogue

North Korea blames US anti-DPRK rhetoric for preventing return to dialogue

State media commentary accuses US of ‘double-dealing’ for criticizing its missile test but not South Korea’s

North Korea blames US anti-DPRK rhetoric for preventing return to dialogue
Bryan Betts
Bryan Betts September 17, 2021
Seoul seeks aid for North Korea despite missile tests: unification minister

Seoul seeks aid for North Korea despite missile tests: unification minister

In speech, Lee In-young stresses that political and military developments are separate from humanitarian work

Seoul seeks aid for North Korea despite missile tests: unification minister
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 17, 2021
When assessing North Korea’s missiles, keep a cool head

When assessing North Korea’s missiles, keep a cool head

DPRK leader Kim Jong Un won’t fire his new cruise and ballistic missiles at the US or its allies

When assessing North Korea’s missiles, keep a cool head
Dan DePetris
Dan DePetris September 17, 2021
As Japanese election approaches, Shinzo Abe’s legacy on North Korea looms large

As Japanese election approaches, Shinzo Abe’s legacy on North Korea looms large

Former prime minister championed abduction issue but oversaw deteriorating relations with Pyongyang and Seoul

As Japanese election approaches, Shinzo Abe’s legacy on North Korea looms large
Oliver Jia
Oliver Jia September 16, 2021
US State Department condemns North Korea’s train-launched ballistic missile

US State Department condemns North Korea’s train-launched ballistic missile

Spokesperson calls tests a threat but does not comment on ROK’s successful ballistic missile launch from submarine

US State Department condemns North Korea’s train-launched ballistic missile
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 16, 2021
US introduces ‘multiple-entry’ passports for aid workers visiting North Korea

US introduces ‘multiple-entry’ passports for aid workers visiting North Korea

Under U.S. travel ban, special validation passports previously allowed only one round-trip visit

US introduces ‘multiple-entry’ passports for aid workers visiting North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 15, 2021