December 02, 2021

History

Information related to North Korean history

North Korean capitalism’s failure in the Third World

North Korean capitalism’s failure in the Third World

Pyongyang mixed economics and politics as it competed with Seoul and sought new trade partners in the Global South

North Korean capitalism’s failure in the Third World
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young December 2, 2021
What to expect on North Korea’s new nuclear missile holiday next week

What to expect on North Korea’s new nuclear missile holiday next week

Pyongyang may conduct meetings, a parade or a missile test to celebrate Rocket Industry Day on Nov. 29

What to expect on North Korea’s new nuclear missile holiday next week
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 26, 2021
Book review: ‘Outsiders: Memories of Migration to and from North Korea’

Book review: ‘Outsiders: Memories of Migration to and from North Korea’

Markus Bell writes a sobering reflection on the tens of thousands of Koreans that voluntarily left Japan for North Korea

Book review: ‘Outsiders: Memories of Migration to and from North Korea’
Oliver Jia
Oliver Jia November 24, 2021
Why an end-of-war declaration with North Korea may not lead to peace
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Why an end-of-war declaration with North Korea may not lead to peace

Only a peace treaty can end a war, but even that isn’t enough to guarantee the cessation of hostilities

Why an end-of-war declaration with North Korea may not lead to peace
Chae-Han Kim
Chae-Han Kim November 19, 2021
The secret to success in North Korea? Workers’ Party membership

The secret to success in North Korea? Workers’ Party membership

Joining the ruling WPK in North Korea is the surest, and in many cases only, path towards social mobility

The secret to success in North Korea? Workers’ Party membership
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 11, 2021
Despite the hype, North Korea and US won’t play ball on ending the Korean War
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Despite the hype, North Korea and US won’t play ball on ending the Korean War

Seoul is insistent, but Pyongyang and Washington are stuck on what comes first: denuclearization or sanctions relief

Despite the hype, North Korea and US won’t play ball on ending the Korean War
James Fretwell
James Fretwell November 8, 2021
Why the Sandinistas sent Kim Il Sung a stuffed crocodile carrying drinks

Why the Sandinistas sent Kim Il Sung a stuffed crocodile carrying drinks

DPRK support for the Nicaraguan revolutionaries dates back to early 1970s and reflects support for liberation movements

Why the Sandinistas sent Kim Il Sung a stuffed crocodile carrying drinks
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young November 8, 2021
Why a papal visit to North Korea doesn’t have a prayer

Why a papal visit to North Korea doesn’t have a prayer

COVID-19 restrictions and Pyongyang’s disinterest stand in the way, but ROK ruling party hopes to gain regardless

Why a papal visit to North Korea doesn’t have a prayer
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 4, 2021
NK PRO Briefing: An open source review of Iran-DPRK relations
NK PRO

NK PRO Briefing: An open source review of Iran-DPRK relations

A discussion featuring North Korea analyst James Fretwell, Iran specialist Negar Mortazavi and missile expert Tal Inbar

NK PRO Briefing: An open source review of Iran-DPRK relations
NK Pro
NK Pro October 26, 2021
Investigating the Daejeon Massacre – NKNews Podcast Ep. 206
Podcast

Investigating the Daejeon Massacre – NKNews Podcast Ep. 206

David Miller discusses his research into South Korea’s killing of political prisoners during the Korean War

Investigating the Daejeon Massacre – NKNews Podcast Ep. 206
NK News
NK News October 26, 2021
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