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“Korea’s never boring, is it?”

“Korea’s never boring, is it?”

NK News speaks with veteran Korea watcher Aidan Foster-Carter, who is still going strong after 45 years

“Korea’s never boring, is it?”
Matthew Clayton August 16, 2013
NK Media Watch – Aug 7 to 13

NK Media Watch – Aug 7 to 13

Vacation season, more on Victory Day, and foreign relations

NK Media Watch – Aug 7 to 13
Matthew McGrath August 16, 2013
Was an American student really kidnapped by North Korea?

Was an American student really kidnapped by North Korea?

New theory emerges about David Sneddon's summer 2004 disappearance

Was an American student really kidnapped by North Korea?
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich August 13, 2013
Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans

Thousands of Koreans once escaped China for DPRK, but situation reversed in 1990s

Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 12, 2013
Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans

Status of Russian-Koreans changed as DPRK-USSR relations fluctuated

Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 8, 2013
NK Media Watch – July 31 to Aug 6

NK Media Watch – July 31 to Aug 6

Domestic North Korean TV coverage: Anniversaries, Iran, memorial services and summer vacation

NK Media Watch – July 31 to Aug 6
Matthew McGrath August 7, 2013
Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans

Once a valued source of hard currency, repatriates from Japan have fallen on hard times

Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 6, 2013
‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis

‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis

"Fear and isolation are the main reasons for the North to keep those they distrust in camps" - Geir Helgesen

‘Evil Leaders’ do not explain North Korea’s human rights crisis
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza August 6, 2013
Exclusive: Inside the N. Korean court that tried Kenneth Bae

Exclusive: Inside the N. Korean court that tried Kenneth Bae

Behind the scenes at North Korea's highest legal institution where Americans go for sentencing

Exclusive: Inside the N. Korean court that tried Kenneth Bae
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin August 5, 2013
The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations

The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations

From submarines to kindergartens, the two states used to share it all but have since grown apart

The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations
Pham Thi Thu Thuy
Pham Thi Thu Thuy August 2, 2013