March 04, 2021

History

Information related to North Korean history

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North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Feb. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021

NK Pro March 3, 2021

North Korea blasts Harvard professor for denying Japanese wartime sexual slavery

State-run outlet calls Ramseyer a “hideous money-grabber” and “pseudo-scholar," scholar declines response

Won-Gi Jung March 3, 2021

South Korea warms up to Japan and hopes to see North Korea at the Tokyo Olympics

President Moon Jae-in says he’s “always” ready to talk with Japan and that the Olympics are a diplomatic “opportunity”

Jeongmin Kim March 1, 2021

Two years later, Trump and Kim’s failed Hanoi summit casts a dark shadow

The U.S. and North Korea missed the chance to strike a deal, experts say — and that opportunity may never come back

Min Chao Choy February 26, 2021
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Open for business? North Korea can learn a lot from Cuba’s economic reforms

North Korea has a similar history to Cuba, but has lagged behind since the collapse of European communism in the 1990s

Peter Ward February 17, 2021

The Calvinist, communist, royalist Dutch double agent – NKNews Podcast Ep. 170

Simon Kuper discusses George Blake, who was captured by North Korea during the Korean War and became a KGB double agent

NK News February 16, 2021

North Koreans survive on private business — and Kim will fail to stop them

North Koreans also resisted former DPRK leader Kim Jong Il’s attempts to clamp down on the country’s private economy

Andrei Lankov February 15, 2021

North Korea-Malaysia relations: the past and future – NKNews Podcast Ep. 168

Dr. Hoo Chiew Ping discusses the assassination of Kim Jong Un's half-brother in Kuala Lumpur and DPRK-ASEAN relations

NK News February 2, 2021

Seven decades of friendship and envy: North Korea’s relations with Vietnam

Vietnam achieved what the Kim regime never could: national reunification and a booming economy

James Fretwell February 1, 2021

North and South Korea are not East and West Germany – NKNews Podcast Ep. 167

Rüdiger Frank discusses the two Koreas and Germany, and what Kim Jong Un can do to improve his country's economy

NK News January 26, 2021
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