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Media blackout: fugitives and shields at the Kim-Xi Summit

Media blackout: fugitives and shields at the Kim-Xi Summit

Beijing took great pains to protect the North Korean leader and ensure talks went smoothly

Media blackout: fugitives and shields at the Kim-Xi Summit
Adam Cathcart
Adam Cathcart March 29, 2018
North Korean exports to China fall by 95% over two years
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North Korean exports to China fall by 95% over two years

Shipments to China worth just USD$8.8 million in February, the lowest in nearly a decade

North Korean exports to China fall by 95% over two years
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 29, 2018
The first China-North Korea summit: what did we learn?
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The first China-North Korea summit: what did we learn?

A landmark meeting between Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping offers some hints on future China-DPRK relations

The first China-North Korea summit: what did we learn?
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy March 28, 2018
Kim Jong Un meets Xi Jinping: experts react

Kim Jong Un meets Xi Jinping: experts react

What did a historic summit between the Chinese President and the DPRK leader actually achieve?

Kim Jong Un meets Xi Jinping: experts react
A surprise Sino-North Korean meeting: what can we expect?
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A surprise Sino-North Korean meeting: what can we expect?

There remains a major gap between what Pyongyang wants and what Beijing is willing to give

A surprise Sino-North Korean meeting: what can we expect?
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy March 27, 2018
What John Bolton’s appointment does – and doesn’t – mean for North Korea

What John Bolton’s appointment does – and doesn’t – mean for North Korea

Trump cannot decide what his policy towards Pyongyang is going to be

What John Bolton’s appointment does – and doesn’t – mean for North Korea
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard March 26, 2018
Budget cuts and travel restrictions: how U.S. policy is failing North Koreans

Budget cuts and travel restrictions: how U.S. policy is failing North Koreans

Plans to reduce funding for NGOs and recent limits on working in the DPRK will be felt on the ground

Budget cuts and travel restrictions: how U.S. policy is failing North Koreans
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings March 26, 2018
How John Bolton’s appointment could shape U.S. North Korea policy
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How John Bolton’s appointment could shape U.S. North Korea policy

The hardline former Ambassador to the UN stands to have a major impact on DPRK-U.S. relations

How John Bolton’s appointment could shape U.S. North Korea policy
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 23, 2018
Why a Kim-Trump summit might turn out to be fake news

Why a Kim-Trump summit might turn out to be fake news

Many things could still go wrong - and the meeting could prove to be a disaster

Why a Kim-Trump summit might turn out to be fake news
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin March 22, 2018
Following reported bans, Southeast Asian trade with North Korea continued last year
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Following reported bans, Southeast Asian trade with North Korea continued last year

The Philippines and Malaysia continued to export machinery to DPRK, data shows

Following reported bans, Southeast Asian trade with North Korea continued last year
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 21, 2018