May 17, 2021

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H. R. McMaster on North Korea and denuclearization – NKNews Podcast Ep. 182

H. R. McMaster on North Korea and denuclearization – NKNews Podcast Ep. 182

The former U.S. National Security Advisor discusses why past talks have failed and what to do going forward

H. R. McMaster on North Korea and denuclearization – NKNews Podcast Ep. 182
NK News
NK News May 11, 2021
Poachers, guns and statues: North Korea’s ‘hub’ of crime in South Africa
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Poachers, guns and statues: North Korea’s ‘hub’ of crime in South Africa

The DPRK’s Pretoria Embassy has been a key source of illicit funds for Pyongyang, say experts

Poachers, guns and statues: North Korea’s ‘hub’ of crime in South Africa
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy May 5, 2021
How North Korea’s friendship with ‘third world’ countries changed

How North Korea’s friendship with ‘third world’ countries changed

Benjamin R. Young discusses an often overlooked aspect of North Korea’s history during the Cold War

How North Korea’s friendship with ‘third world’ countries changed
NK News
NK News April 21, 2021
North Korea and the ‘third world’ – NKNews Podcast Ep. 179

North Korea and the ‘third world’ – NKNews Podcast Ep. 179

Benjamin R. Young discusses his new book, "Guns, Guerillas, and the Great Leader" about North Korea during the Cold War

North Korea and the ‘third world’ – NKNews Podcast Ep. 179
NK News
NK News April 20, 2021
Kim Jong Un must beware the tried, tested and failed ways of North Korea’s past
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Kim Jong Un must beware the tried, tested and failed ways of North Korea’s past

The North Korean leader, who may go back to the Kim Il Sung-era farming system, appears not to have learned from history

Kim Jong Un must beware the tried, tested and failed ways of North Korea’s past
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 9, 2021
How North Korea will take advantage of the new US-China Cold War

How North Korea will take advantage of the new US-China Cold War

China needs North Korea to act as a buffer against the U.S.-allied South Korea more than ever

How North Korea will take advantage of the new US-China Cold War
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 6, 2021
Seoul needs to budge on big issues if it wants Tokyo’s help on North Korea

Seoul needs to budge on big issues if it wants Tokyo’s help on North Korea

South Korea wants to mend ties with Japan to please the U.S., but appears inflexible on controversial historical issues

Seoul needs to budge on big issues if it wants Tokyo’s help on North Korea
Yeo Hyun-jun
Yeo Hyun-jun March 22, 2021
Why North Korea abandoned its quest to lead the ‘third world’

Why North Korea abandoned its quest to lead the ‘third world’

Author Benjamin Young discusses his new book, “Guns, Guerillas, and the Great Leader: North Korea and the Third World” 

Why North Korea abandoned its quest to lead the ‘third world’
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy March 15, 2021
Here we go again: Kim Jong Un is pinning false hope on tech to fix his economy

Here we go again: Kim Jong Un is pinning false hope on tech to fix his economy

From Mao to Stalin, communist leaders have pushed bad science in hope of achieving their socialist utopias

Here we go again: Kim Jong Un is pinning false hope on tech to fix his economy
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 12, 2021
New film about North Korean abductions striking an emotional chord in Japan

New film about North Korean abductions striking an emotional chord in Japan

“We can’t let our human rights be stolen” -- Film’s director discusses his motivations for making "The Pledge to Megumi"

New film about North Korean abductions striking an emotional chord in Japan
Oliver Jia
Oliver Jia March 9, 2021
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