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China still spending millions on North Korean iron products, data shows
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China still spending millions on North Korean iron products, data shows

DPRK exported ferro-silicon worth over USD$2 million to China in September, despite tougher UN restrictions

China still spending millions on North Korean iron products, data shows
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 16, 2017
Trump’s trip to Asia: victories and setbacks, both real and imagined, on North Korea
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Trump’s trip to Asia: victories and setbacks, both real and imagined, on North Korea

On balance, the President's first tour was productive - bar a few hiccups

Trump’s trip to Asia: victories and setbacks, both real and imagined, on North Korea
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado November 14, 2017
Missed opportunity? The Putin-Trump summit that wasn’t

Missed opportunity? The Putin-Trump summit that wasn’t

Hype about a meeting between the two leaders highlights their continued differences on North Korea

Missed opportunity? The Putin-Trump summit that wasn’t
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna November 13, 2017
How Australia could help South Korea deal with Pyongyang

How Australia could help South Korea deal with Pyongyang

Canberra is in a unique position to engage diplomatically with North Korea

How Australia could help South Korea deal with Pyongyang
Ji-young Song
Ji-young Song November 9, 2017
Trump’s speech to the National Assembly: what we learned
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Trump’s speech to the National Assembly: what we learned

The President warned North Korea not to "test" the U.S. and condemned Kim Jong Un - Pyongyang will likely react soon

Trump’s speech to the National Assembly: what we learned
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham November 8, 2017
North Korean cargo ship returns to Chinese bulk port
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North Korean cargo ship returns to Chinese bulk port

Visit is second by the Kum Dae in less than three weeks

North Korean cargo ship returns to Chinese bulk port
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 7, 2017
How gas prices show China’s leverage over the North Korean economy
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How gas prices show China’s leverage over the North Korean economy

This year's fluctuations show Beijing can pressure Pyongyang - but other factors are also at work

How gas prices show China’s leverage over the North Korean economy
Comrades, come rally: Russia’s October Revolution in North Korea

Comrades, come rally: Russia’s October Revolution in North Korea

Rather than the dawn of a new era, the DPRK has portrayed the events as a uniquely Russian affair

Comrades, come rally: Russia’s October Revolution in North Korea
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy November 6, 2017
Why a breakout of war on the peninsula is the least of South Korea’s worries

Why a breakout of war on the peninsula is the least of South Korea’s worries

Stuck between "American First" and Byungjin, Seoul needs to steel itself for uncertainty

Why a breakout of war on the peninsula is the least of South Korea’s worries
John Lee
John Lee November 1, 2017
How the North Korean-Vietnamese friendship turned sour

How the North Korean-Vietnamese friendship turned sour

Pyongyang's self-centered behavior towards Hanoi irreparably damaged a once-close alliance

How the North Korean-Vietnamese friendship turned sour
Balazs Szalontai
Balazs Szalontai October 31, 2017