May 29, 2024

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Dr. Strange Kim: How North Korea almost handed ISIL the bomb

Dr. Strange Kim: How North Korea almost handed ISIL the bomb

Reactor now under Islamic State's control nearly used Pyongyang's help to produce nuclear weaponry

Dr. Strange Kim: How North Korea almost handed ISIL the bomb
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin August 17, 2015
Help me free my father from North Korea

Help me free my father from North Korea

Pyongyang kidnapped my father more than four decades ago; S. Korea has been of little help bringing him back

Help me free my father from North Korea
Hwang In-cheol
Hwang In-cheol August 13, 2015
The expected failure of North Korea’s abduction report

The expected failure of North Korea’s abduction report

A promised resolution of a long-standing issue gives way to its fossilization

The expected failure of North Korea’s abduction report
Daniel Roh
Daniel Roh August 12, 2015
Chinese-state affiliated company announces major N. Korea investment plan
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Chinese-state affiliated company announces major N. Korea investment plan

Investment could play major role in modernizing DPRK infrastructure, if it materializes

Chinese-state affiliated company announces major N. Korea investment plan
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 11, 2015
Time for change: The nationalist logic of N. Korea’s new time zone

Time for change: The nationalist logic of N. Korea’s new time zone

Playing on bedrock anti-colonial sentiment, Pyongyang chooses one Japanese time zone over another

Time for change: The nationalist logic of N. Korea’s new time zone
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy August 8, 2015
Houthis may have fired North Korean missiles – South Korean intelligence

Houthis may have fired North Korean missiles – South Korean intelligence

Reports of Hwasong missiles being used in Yemen unverified, difficult to confirm

Houthis may have fired North Korean missiles – South Korean intelligence
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy July 31, 2015
The new isolation: Why N. Korea doesn’t mind the friendlessness

The new isolation: Why N. Korea doesn’t mind the friendlessness

Thanks to recent economic turnaround, Pyongyang sees little urgency in warming up to other powers

The new isolation: Why N. Korea doesn’t mind the friendlessness
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 30, 2015
U.S. Treasury adds to North Korea sanctions
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U.S. Treasury adds to North Korea sanctions

Singaporean shipping company, director and assets designated for assisting Ocean Maritime Management

U.S. Treasury adds to North Korea sanctions
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 24, 2015
Iran deal leaves N. Korea alone in rogue states club

Iran deal leaves N. Korea alone in rogue states club

Pyongyang remains obstinate even as deals with Tehran, Havana show way forward

Iran deal leaves N. Korea alone in rogue states club
Mark Fitzpatrick
Mark Fitzpatrick July 22, 2015
What I learned at the N. Korean school festival in Japan

What I learned at the N. Korean school festival in Japan

Chosen schools are more about celebrating Korean identity than supporting the Kim regime

What I learned at the N. Korean school festival in Japan
Emil Truszkowski
Emil Truszkowski July 21, 2015