August 16, 2022

Foreign Relations

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Important not to look to North Korea for lessons on Iran

Important not to look to North Korea for lessons on Iran

Iran-North Korea comparison misses the key differences between the two countries

Important not to look to North Korea for lessons on Iran
Yong Kwon
Yong Kwon December 6, 2013
Understanding why North Korea arrested Merill Newman

Understanding why North Korea arrested Merill Newman

Holding of elderly military veteran may be due to specific actions during Korean War

Understanding why North Korea arrested Merill Newman
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov December 3, 2013
The German Neo-Nazi fascination with North Korea

The German Neo-Nazi fascination with North Korea

Lesser-known Strasserite Nazi faction key to understanding admiration for Pyongyang

The German Neo-Nazi fascination with North Korea
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young December 3, 2013
Japanese Media Watch: November 24 – November 30

Japanese Media Watch: November 24 – November 30

Spies, cyber security, abductees and railways

Japanese Media Watch: November 24 – November 30
Ryo C. Kato December 3, 2013
North Korea’s crusade for more special economic zones

North Korea’s crusade for more special economic zones

30-years of dabbling with SEZs has produced little change

North Korea’s crusade for more special economic zones
Théo Clément
Théo Clément December 2, 2013
‘Strategic Patience’ is no answer to North Korea nuke issue

‘Strategic Patience’ is no answer to North Korea nuke issue

Non-proliferation expert asks why U.S. can negotiate with Iran, but not N. Korea

‘Strategic Patience’ is no answer to North Korea nuke issue
Lt. General Robert Gard
Lt. General Robert Gard November 28, 2013
North Korea’s foreign policy is “reactive,” lacks strategy

North Korea’s foreign policy is “reactive,” lacks strategy

Flake: Pillars of the Northern state may be weakening, leading to a dangerous period

North Korea’s foreign policy is “reactive,” lacks strategy
Rob York
Rob York November 27, 2013
Japanese Media Watch: November 18 – November 24

Japanese Media Watch: November 18 – November 24

Few unique stories due to extended Yeonpyeong anniversary coverage in Japanese media

Japanese Media Watch: November 18 – November 24
Ryo C. Kato November 27, 2013
Why North Korean defectors matter in Hong Kong

Why North Korean defectors matter in Hong Kong

Group raises awareness through events, retellings of Hong Kong’s history with migration

Why North Korean defectors matter in Hong Kong
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun November 26, 2013
North Korea denounces changes in Japanese military policy

North Korea denounces changes in Japanese military policy

Memories of the past cause worries about the future on both sides of the DMZ

North Korea denounces changes in Japanese military policy
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi November 25, 2013