April 13, 2024

Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

Regime survival is primary goal – Moon Chung-in interview part 2

Regime survival is primary goal – Moon Chung-in interview part 2

North Korea's nuclear program, diplomacy and domestic affairs are all driven by one goal - regime survival

Regime survival is primary goal – Moon Chung-in interview part 2
Subin Kim
Subin Kim May 30, 2013
Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?

Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?

Former UK Ambassador to North Korea lays out the case for engagement with North Korea

Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 29, 2013
When the first American soldier defected to North Korea

When the first American soldier defected to North Korea

"The people in North Korea are enjoying freedom and happiness inaccessible to the working people of the United States"

When the first American soldier defected to North Korea
Brandon K. Gauthier
Brandon K. Gauthier May 28, 2013
KCNA Central Year Book: America through North Korean eyes

KCNA Central Year Book: America through North Korean eyes

What does North Korea's official Year Book say about the United States?

KCNA Central Year Book: America through North Korean eyes
Back to Six-party talks: The diplomatic soap opera continues

Back to Six-party talks: The diplomatic soap opera continues

"There is no doubt North Korea’s decision to re-enter the long scorned Six-party talks was related to China"

Back to Six-party talks: The diplomatic soap opera continues
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 27, 2013
‘No dissenting views allowed’ – Moon Chung-in interview part 1

‘No dissenting views allowed’ – Moon Chung-in interview part 1

Westerner observers keep getting it wrong on North Korea - especially those from Washington, D.C.

‘No dissenting views allowed’ – Moon Chung-in interview part 1
Subin Kim
Subin Kim May 23, 2013
NK Media Watch – May 13th to 19th

NK Media Watch – May 13th to 19th

Spring trade fair gets top billing, but no major new products revealed

NK Media Watch – May 13th to 19th
Martyn Williams
Martyn Williams May 22, 2013
Kenneth Bae will be released, but not for a while

Kenneth Bae will be released, but not for a while

"We should not be surprised that the North Koreans have made it clear that no quick release should be expected."

Kenneth Bae will be released, but not for a while
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 20, 2013
Rocky road to Pyongyang: DPRK-IRA relations in the 1980s

Rocky road to Pyongyang: DPRK-IRA relations in the 1980s

"In 1986 two Group B operatives travelled to Pyongyang to train with specialised KPA units"

Rocky road to Pyongyang: DPRK-IRA relations in the 1980s
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell May 17, 2013
NK Media Watch – May 6 to 12

NK Media Watch – May 6 to 12

Cooperative farms nationwide are planting, and industrial art exhibition ended, Pyongyang goes cycling and in international news, a U.S. aircraft crashes while brush fires ravage California.

NK Media Watch – May 6 to 12
Martyn Williams
Martyn Williams May 16, 2013