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Kim Jong Un’s March public appearances: an unprecedented focus on diplomacy
NK PRO

Kim Jong Un’s March public appearances: an unprecedented focus on diplomacy

The DPRK leader kept busy as economic visits took a backseat to international affairs

Kim Jong Un’s March public appearances: an unprecedented focus on diplomacy
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy April 9, 2018
Risky business: potential outcomes of a Kim-Trump summit
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Risky business: potential outcomes of a Kim-Trump summit

A historic DPRK-U.S. meeting carries numerous potential pitfalls

Risky business: potential outcomes of a Kim-Trump summit
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado April 6, 2018
The decline and fall of North Korea’s once-great railways

The decline and fall of North Korea’s once-great railways

Despite talk of major Russian investment, the future of the DPRK's trains is bleak

The decline and fall of North Korea’s once-great railways
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 6, 2018
Russia increases fuel deliveries to North Korea in December and January
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Russia increases fuel deliveries to North Korea in December and January

Volumes are small, however, and question marks remain

Russia increases fuel deliveries to North Korea in December and January
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 6, 2018
N. Korea’s fuel imports under pressure amid UN sanctions, purported oil cutoff
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N. Korea’s fuel imports under pressure amid UN sanctions, purported oil cutoff

China reports no DPRK imports as UN designations hit many of Pyongyang's tankers

N. Korea’s fuel imports under pressure amid UN sanctions, purported oil cutoff
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 5, 2018
North Korean satellite launch in 2018 could trigger U.S. military action: expert

North Korean satellite launch in 2018 could trigger U.S. military action: expert

The Sejong Institute's Cheong Seong-chang warns current rapprochement may not last

North Korean satellite launch in 2018 could trigger U.S. military action: expert
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy April 2, 2018
After his Beijing summit, could Kim Jong Un meet with Vladimir Putin?

After his Beijing summit, could Kim Jong Un meet with Vladimir Putin?

The timing is ripe for a Moscow-Pyongyang summit

After his Beijing summit, could Kim Jong Un meet with Vladimir Putin?
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna April 2, 2018
UK needs to see “encouraging signs” from DPRK before sanctions relief: Amb. Smith

UK needs to see “encouraging signs” from DPRK before sanctions relief: Amb. Smith

Britain's top diplomat in ROK says upcoming summits should see Pyongyang take steps towards CVID

UK needs to see “encouraging signs” from DPRK before sanctions relief: Amb. Smith
Tia Han April 1, 2018
EXCLUSIVE: U.S. proposes new North Korea designations at the UN
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EXCLUSIVE: U.S. proposes new North Korea designations at the UN

Proposed designations closely resemble U.S. Treasury's February 23 measures

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. proposes new North Korea designations at the UN
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald March 30, 2018
Mr. Kim goes to Beijing – NKNews Podcast ep. 9
Podcast

Mr. Kim goes to Beijing – NKNews Podcast ep. 9

The NK News Seoul team breaks down the historic China-North Korea summit

Mr. Kim goes to Beijing – NKNews Podcast ep. 9
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot March 29, 2018