April 16, 2024

Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea
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Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea

Ongoing legal proceedings highlight extent of North Korean involvement with trusted foreign partners

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea
Jennifer Dodgson
Jennifer Dodgson September 10, 2015
N. Korea’s 1980s nuclear-free rhetoric

N. Korea’s 1980s nuclear-free rhetoric

Kim Il Sung regime fostered sympathies with 'no-nukes' stance even as scientists sought the bomb

N. Korea’s 1980s nuclear-free rhetoric
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young September 10, 2015
Laibach rocks N. Korea: Scenes from a historic concert

Laibach rocks N. Korea: Scenes from a historic concert

What kind of impression did Pyongyang’s first ever rock concert make? Could there be another?

Laibach rocks N. Korea: Scenes from a historic concert
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham September 9, 2015
Kim Jong Un has rare meeting with official foreign delegation

Kim Jong Un has rare meeting with official foreign delegation

Kim’s meeting with Havana's official delegation may reflect desire to maintain ties with Cuba

Kim Jong Un has rare meeting with official foreign delegation
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi September 8, 2015
Until they are home: The unit that scours for Korean War remains

Until they are home: The unit that scours for Korean War remains

Educated, elite unit fights ravages of time, deteriorating DNA information to recover Korean War remains

Until they are home: The unit that scours for Korean War remains
JH Ahn
JH Ahn September 4, 2015
Over the border: What Dandong means to N. Korea

Over the border: What Dandong means to N. Korea

‘Unremarkable’ Chinese city holds historical and present-day significance for its neighbors

Over the border: What Dandong means to N. Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 31, 2015
U.S., South Korea display overwhelming firepower during exercise

U.S., South Korea display overwhelming firepower during exercise

Massive show of force sends message to South Korean public, North Korea following recent standoff

U.S., South Korea display overwhelming firepower during exercise
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 31, 2015
Sanctioned N. Korean vessel becomes regular visitor to Russia
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Sanctioned N. Korean vessel becomes regular visitor to Russia

Ship inspection records show regular visits to Russian ports, vessel one of two visiting Russia in recent months

Sanctioned N. Korean vessel becomes regular visitor to Russia
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 27, 2015
Japan’s hard line on N. Korea produced negotiations: Civic group head

Japan’s hard line on N. Korea produced negotiations: Civic group head

Leader of abductees awareness group says pro-North Chongryon group should 'cease to exist'

Japan’s hard line on N. Korea produced negotiations: Civic group head
Elizabeth Jae
Elizabeth Jae August 26, 2015
The specter of terrorism in North Korean, Iranian propaganda

The specter of terrorism in North Korean, Iranian propaganda

U.S. counter-terrorism is too much for Pyongyang’s regime, too little for Tehran’s

The specter of terrorism in North Korean, Iranian propaganda
Balazs Szalontai
Balazs Szalontai August 25, 2015