February 25, 2024

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As U.S. shifts inward, S.Korea talks going nuclear

As U.S. shifts inward, S.Korea talks going nuclear

Non-interventionist, protectionist trends in U.S. leave Seoul thinking deterrence

As U.S. shifts inward, S.Korea talks going nuclear
Peter Ward
Peter Ward February 17, 2016
The good – but not too good – Japanese of N.Korean mass culture

The good – but not too good – Japanese of N.Korean mass culture

The late 1980s saw the movement of the ‘good foreigner,’ including from Japan, in Northern works

The good – but not too good – Japanese of N.Korean mass culture
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko February 17, 2016
N.Korea cyber attacks mistakenly down independent, gvt’ sites
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N.Korea cyber attacks mistakenly down independent, gvt’ sites

Attempt to attack DPRK web presence led to outages on independent blogs, South Korean gvt sites

N.Korea cyber attacks mistakenly down independent, gvt’ sites
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 17, 2016
China and North Korea’s economic future

China and North Korea’s economic future

If China’s economic fortunes are set for a downturn, where does that leave its dependent?

China and North Korea’s economic future
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov | Peter Ward February 16, 2016
Russian tanker visits North Korea’s Nampho port
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Russian tanker visits North Korea’s Nampho port

Foreign owned tankers delivering to North Korea could indicate increasing demand

Russian tanker visits North Korea’s Nampho port
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 16, 2016
In Russia, selective memorials of Kim Jong Il’s true birthplace

In Russia, selective memorials of Kim Jong Il’s true birthplace

Some memories, but little official recognition, of Kim Jong Il in his birthplace

In Russia, selective memorials of Kim Jong Il’s true birthplace
NK News
NK News February 15, 2016
Prodigal Son: Will an exasperated China turn to Kim Jong Nam?

Prodigal Son: Will an exasperated China turn to Kim Jong Nam?

At what point does a fed-up Beijing look elsewhere in the Kim family to uphold its interests?

Prodigal Son: Will an exasperated China turn to Kim Jong Nam?
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin February 14, 2016
Taking North Korea at its word

Taking North Korea at its word

Why we should take more seriously what North Korea tells its own people

Taking North Korea at its word
B.R. Myers
B.R. Myers February 13, 2016
N.Korea insists on ‘ritual’ displays that harm itself: Academic

N.Korea insists on ‘ritual’ displays that harm itself: Academic

Kim Jong Un more likely to die in office than see his regime collapse, historian of Korea says

N.Korea insists on ‘ritual’ displays that harm itself: Academic
Rob York
Rob York February 12, 2016
Experts: Can S.Korea help defectors in China?

Experts: Can S.Korea help defectors in China?

Direct action difficult, but they say defectors can be supported indirectly

Experts: Can S.Korea help defectors in China?
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi February 12, 2016