August 13, 2020

History

Information related to North Korean history

Lasting impact: What Korea would look like if the 'Forgotten War' never happened

The Korean War deepened hostilities between North and South, drastically altering the course of history

Fyodor Tertitskiy August 11, 2020

Meeting Kim Il Sung and years of reporting on Korea - NKNews Podcast Ep.141

Michael Breen discusses his broad career reporting on the two Koreas and his experience meeting Kim Il Sung

NK News August 11, 2020

How the atomic bombing of Hiroshima shaped North Korea’s fears for decades

North Korea sees the United States’ refusal to apologize as a sign that Washington might use nuclear weapons again

James Fretwell August 5, 2020

How North Korea's Pungsan dog became a symbol of the country's 'proud spirit'

Pungsan dogs are said to be pure, spontaneous, and loyal to their leaders - just like a good North Korean should be

Tatiana Gabroussenko August 3, 2020

Kim Jong Un says those who challenge North Korea's nukes will 'pay dearly'

DPRK leader defends ‘permanent’ nuclear war deterrent at Korean War veterans conference

Colin Zwirko July 27, 2020

Kim Jong Un gifts guns to army officers as North Korea marks war anniversary

Pistols were conferred to a new generation of military leaders, who vowed to defend Kim “at the cost of their lives”

Colin Zwirko July 27, 2020

Why North Korea won't admit it started the Korean War, 67 years after armistice

It's the 67th anniversary of the Korean War armistice, but Pyongyang still claims it repelled an invasion from the South

Andrei Lankov July 26, 2020

Kim Yo Jong left doors open for talks with US, unification minister nominee says

While foreseeing impasse will go on until U.S. presidential election, Lee says he "won't hesitate" to meet Kim Jong Un

Jeongmin Kim July 23, 2020

Friends forever? The China-North Korea defense treaty turns 59

The pact's anniversary means only one year until the two allies' defense commitments are due to be renewed

James Fretwell July 11, 2020

The English-language voice of North Korea - NKNews Podcast Ep.136

Paul White discusses being the narrator at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun mausoleum and doing business in North Korea

NK News July 7, 2020
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