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State-run outlet calls Ramseyer a “hideous money-grabber” and “pseudo-scholar," scholar declines response
President Moon Jae-in says he’s “always” ready to talk with Japan and that the Olympics are a diplomatic “opportunity”
The U.S. and North Korea missed the chance to strike a deal, experts say — and that opportunity may never come back
North Korea has a similar history to Cuba, but has lagged behind since the collapse of European communism in the 1990s
Simon Kuper discusses George Blake, who was captured by North Korea during the Korean War and became a KGB double agent
North Koreans also resisted former DPRK leader Kim Jong Il’s attempts to clamp down on the country’s private economy
Dr. Hoo Chiew Ping discusses the assassination of Kim Jong Un's half-brother in Kuala Lumpur and DPRK-ASEAN relations
Vietnam achieved what the Kim regime never could: national reunification and a booming economy
Rüdiger Frank discusses the two Koreas and Germany, and what Kim Jong Un can do to improve his country's economy
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