September 21, 2020

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US reviewed plans to use nuclear weapons on North Korea, strike leadership

Amid growing tensions in 2017, U.S. brushed up on plans to attack North Korea using nuclear weapons

Chad O'Carroll September 14, 2020

Why North Korea may be on the brink of another deadly ‘Arduous March’ famine

Sanctions, flooding, COVID-19 and other 2020 conditions look eerily similar to what caused the devastating 1990s famine

James Fretwell September 4, 2020

'Frozen in time': Photos inside North Korea's lavish, nostalgia-driving hotels

A new book, "Hotels of Pyongyang," offers a detailed view of North Korean aesthetic and design in places of leisure

Kelly Kasulis August 19, 2020

75 years after liberation, are we slowly coming to terms with a divided Korea?

Calls for a united homeland have become gradually quieter since liberation from Japanese colonial rule in 1945

James Fretwell August 14, 2020

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
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