November 21, 2019

History

Information related to North Korean history

Why a break-in at the U.S. Ambassador's residence reflects a strained alliance

The protest from "progressive" South Korean students comes amid controversial U.S.-ROK defense cost-sharing negotiations

Dennis P. Halpin November 19, 2019

U.S. outreach to North Korea over war remains "met with silence": DPAA chief

Agency in charge of recovering POW remains still "open" to sitting down with DPRK in 2020

Jacob Fromer November 19, 2019

Bringing Slovenian avant-garde rock to the DPRK - NKNews Podcast Ep.103

Morten Traavik and Mary Sun Kim discuss Laibach's 2015 concert in Pyongyang and navigating North Korean censorship

NK News November 19, 2019

Party like it’s 1998: how South Korean tourism to Mount Kumgang got started

The story of how South Korea's leading dissident and a chaebol tycoon launched the historic inter-Korean project

Aidan Foster-Carter November 17, 2019

Bow to the leader: a history of North Korea's iconic and ubiquitous Kim statues

Statues began being erected in the late 1960s, and continue to be sites of mandatory pilgrimage to this day

Andrei Lankov November 11, 2019

Beyond the impasse: the answer to solving the GSOMIA dispute lies in the past

Historical issues between the two countries must be resolved if the U.S. is to achieve its trilateral alliance

Wang Son-taek November 7, 2019

Korean-Americans should be part of DPRK family reunions: U.S. House Committee

House Foreign Affairs Committee passes bill saying State Dept, ROK should include Korean-Americans in future reunions

Jacob Fromer October 30, 2019

With the century: the extraordinary life and times of Kim Il Sung

How Korea, and the world, changed alongside the life of the infamous dictator

Fyodor Tertitskiy October 29, 2019

DOD hopes to return to North Korea, resume search for U.S. remains next spring

DPAA making “overtures” to return in 2020 but North Korean Army has yet to agree, spokesperson tells NK News

Jacob Fromer October 29, 2019

How North Korea's devastating famine subverted the rigid "songbun" system

Many were able to use their foreign connections to start illegal, but profitable, cross-border businesses

Andrei Lankov October 27, 2019
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