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Few boundaries: A history of the North Korea-China border

Few boundaries: A history of the North Korea-China border

Border security may be at its tightest now, but still far from the prime of other communist nations

Few boundaries: A history of the North Korea-China border
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 7, 2015
How North Koreans view mixed marriages

How North Koreans view mixed marriages

Attitudes are changing but many still dislike concept, especially if Americans or Chinese are involved

How North Koreans view mixed marriages
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung July 1, 2015
The prized mushroom that may help fund Pyongyang

The prized mushroom that may help fund Pyongyang

What North Korea has to do with three men arrested in Japan for illicit trafficking of ‘matsutake’

The prized mushroom that may help fund Pyongyang
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham June 18, 2015
Gazprom exec says N.Korean gas pipeline unlikely
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Gazprom exec says N.Korean gas pipeline unlikely

While economically interesting, political climate too unstable for serious consideration

Gazprom exec says N.Korean gas pipeline unlikely
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 17, 2015
North Korea’s unlikely alliance with German environmentalists

North Korea’s unlikely alliance with German environmentalists

How 1980s-era North turned development shortfalls into a selling point for European visitors

North Korea’s unlikely alliance with German environmentalists
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young June 12, 2015
N. Korea threatens U.S. with cyber war

N. Korea threatens U.S. with cyber war

Threats could differ from standard rhetoric, given recent high profile hacks

N. Korea threatens U.S. with cyber war
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 10, 2015
What do North Koreans think of their neighbors?

What do North Koreans think of their neighbors?

Northerners feel affection for S. Koreans, hate Japan, look down on Chinese

What do North Koreans think of their neighbors?
Je Son Lee
Je Son Lee June 10, 2015
Will North Korea make Obama’s trifecta? Don’t bet on it

Will North Korea make Obama’s trifecta? Don’t bet on it

Obama’s moves to improve relations with Cuba, Iran lead to speculation that North Korea may be next

Will North Korea make Obama’s trifecta? Don’t bet on it
Tim Beal
Tim Beal June 9, 2015
Should North Korean speakers be given a public platform?

Should North Korean speakers be given a public platform?

We should hear them in their own words – and they should hear from us

Should North Korean speakers be given a public platform?
James Hoare
James Hoare June 5, 2015
Russia, North Korea trade drops in Q1
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Russia, North Korea trade drops in Q1

Bilateral imports, exports apparently down in first quarter 2015 despite cooperation

Russia, North Korea trade drops in Q1
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 4, 2015