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Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

Public inquiry into N. Korean rights violations nears end

Public inquiry into N. Korean rights violations nears end

Chairman of investigation calls inquiry findings 'shocking,' says they moved committee to tears

Public inquiry into N. Korean rights violations nears end
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald February 4, 2014
North Korea needs good ideas, not more aid

North Korea needs good ideas, not more aid

Former diplomat and aid coordinator in North Korea on why current aid delivery systems are ineffective

North Korea needs good ideas, not more aid
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 31, 2014
Interview: Massimo Urbani, former aid coordinator in N. Korea

Interview: Massimo Urbani, former aid coordinator in N. Korea

Transcript of full interview with Massimo Urbani, former aid coordinator to North Korea

Interview: Massimo Urbani, former aid coordinator in N. Korea
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 31, 2014
Subverted Engagement

Subverted Engagement

"The engagers are a growing influence inside the Pyongyang-watching community, even though they are deeply compromised by their need to maintain access"

Subverted Engagement
B.R. Myers
B.R. Myers January 29, 2014
The pitfalls and potential of North Korea’s reform drive

The pitfalls and potential of North Korea’s reform drive

Jang execution shows Pyongyang elite’s dissatisfaction with glut of Chinese investment

The pitfalls and potential of North Korea’s reform drive
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov January 21, 2014
North Korea appoints first resident ambassador to Spain

North Korea appoints first resident ambassador to Spain

Official relations do not necessarily mean North will have ambassador in a country

North Korea appoints first resident ambassador to Spain
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi January 18, 2014
Author: U.S. dealt with hawkish S. Koreans in Pueblo affair

Author: U.S. dealt with hawkish S. Koreans in Pueblo affair

New book shows how Johnson administration managed spy ship crew’s abduction in tense Cold War-environment

Author: U.S. dealt with hawkish S. Koreans in Pueblo affair
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young January 17, 2014
NK Media Watch – Jan 8 to 14

NK Media Watch – Jan 8 to 14

North Koreans Respond to Kim Jong Un's New Year's Address; 13th SPA Election Committee Announced; and the First Day of Sport in the New Year

NK Media Watch – Jan 8 to 14
Matthew McGrath January 15, 2014
U.S. Army adds forces to the Korean peninsula

U.S. Army adds forces to the Korean peninsula

Rotational deployments increase U.S. strength in Korea and fit into long-term strategy

U.S. Army adds forces to the Korean peninsula
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi January 14, 2014