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Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

Will Russia ever accept North Korea as a nuclear power?

Will Russia ever accept North Korea as a nuclear power?

Russian DPRK watchers say tacit acceptance of Pyongyang's nuclear program likely to grow

Will Russia ever accept North Korea as a nuclear power?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll January 26, 2016
Where China stands after N.Korea’s fourth test

Where China stands after N.Korea’s fourth test

Greatly irritated by Pyongyang’s behavior, China still considers U.S. moves in Asia more threatening

Where China stands after N.Korea’s fourth test
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov January 25, 2016
The North Korean threat – the myth and its makers

The North Korean threat – the myth and its makers

Stories of Pyongyang’s relative military capability are much exaggerated – for a variety of reasons

The North Korean threat – the myth and its makers
Tim Beal
Tim Beal January 21, 2016
Will a post-deal Iran outsource the bomb to North Korea?

Will a post-deal Iran outsource the bomb to North Korea?

Worries that Tehran sanctions relief further funds Pyongyang’s nuke development

Will a post-deal Iran outsource the bomb to North Korea?
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin January 20, 2016
Pay North Korea a visit

Pay North Korea a visit

Make some young Northerners curious and open a few minds

Pay North Korea a visit
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee January 20, 2016
Chinese tourists in N. Korea: Empathy or condescension?

Chinese tourists in N. Korea: Empathy or condescension?

Those from across the Tumen look at the North today and see their own past experiences

Chinese tourists in N. Korea: Empathy or condescension?
NK News
NK News January 20, 2016
The image of Stalin in North Korea

The image of Stalin in North Korea

The last ‘Stalinist’ system has little regard for the Soviet leader himself

The image of Stalin in North Korea
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy January 18, 2016
Chinese border town residents distrust N.Koreans, outsiders

Chinese border town residents distrust N.Koreans, outsiders

At tense times, Changbai residents aren't shy in expressing distrust of visitors, especially Korean

Chinese border town residents distrust N.Koreans, outsiders
Lawrence Steele January 18, 2016
The cultural complications of Chinese tourism to North Korea

The cultural complications of Chinese tourism to North Korea

Rason tourism includes ruminations on 'pure' socialism of the DPRK, but not the PRC

The cultural complications of Chinese tourism to North Korea
NK News
NK News January 17, 2016
After 4th N.Korean nuke test, time to think the unthinkable

After 4th N.Korean nuke test, time to think the unthinkable

Missile defense? A pre-emptive strike? MAD? Something has to change on the Korean Peninsula

After 4th N.Korean nuke test, time to think the unthinkable
John Lee
John Lee January 15, 2016