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In Washington, North Korea hawks have the floor

In Washington, North Korea hawks have the floor

The knives come out on the Beltway after Pyongyang’s fourth nuclear test, satellite launch

In Washington, North Korea hawks have the floor
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 28, 2016
The ups and downs of working in North Korean aid

The ups and downs of working in North Korean aid

Former aid worker discusses life on the ground – and the effect of sanctions on agencies’ day to day

The ups and downs of working in North Korean aid
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham February 26, 2016
How not to respond to a North Korean nuclear test

How not to respond to a North Korean nuclear test

A proper response to Pyongyang's behavior requires coordination between S.Korea, China and the U.S.

How not to respond to a North Korean nuclear test
Geoffrey Fattig
Geoffrey Fattig February 26, 2016
Happy North Korean ‘slaves’ in Vladivostok

Happy North Korean ‘slaves’ in Vladivostok

Confident Northern workers speak openly in Russia, unlike their secretive counterparts in China

Happy North Korean ‘slaves’ in Vladivostok
NK News
NK News February 24, 2016
North Korea: The country that cried wolf

North Korea: The country that cried wolf

Shock value from increasing use of threats, provocative acts has worn off

North Korea: The country that cried wolf
Robert Potter
Robert Potter February 23, 2016
Not thinking far enough ahead on N.Korea

Not thinking far enough ahead on N.Korea

Recent responses by both S.Korea, U.S. will most likely have unintended consequences

Not thinking far enough ahead on N.Korea
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy February 21, 2016
N.Korea’s nuclear ambitions and possible five-party talks

N.Korea’s nuclear ambitions and possible five-party talks

In the absence of the Six-Party Talks, Park's proposal is an important, but difficult, one

N.Korea’s nuclear ambitions and possible five-party talks
Alexander Fedorovskiy
Alexander Fedorovskiy February 19, 2016
Believing North Korea – when it’s convenient

Believing North Korea – when it’s convenient

Those who say 'take Pyongyang at its word' don’t do so regarding its satellite launches

Believing North Korea – when it’s convenient
David Tizzard
David Tizzard February 19, 2016
N.Korean cereal imports fall to lowest levels in 10 years

N.Korean cereal imports fall to lowest levels in 10 years

Overall food imports from China fell by a quarter last year when compared with 2014

N.Korean cereal imports fall to lowest levels in 10 years
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 18, 2016