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The North Korean leader has not promoted anyone to the rank since Ri Myong Su in 2016
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The soap opera has proven a smash-hit for South Korean and international audiences. But how accurate is it?
Following the collapse of the public distribution system, North Koreans began to sell their labor in order to survive
Lawyer was known for winning disputes in DPRK, despite its opaque legal system
DPRK historians assert Kim Il Sung's anti-Japanese guerilla exploits won independence from Japanese colonial rule
The DPRK leadership's failure to unify the country during the Korean War left a deep scar on the national psyche
Hailing from humble roots, Choe became a fixture of the DPRK silver screen under Kim Jong Il
Salisbury and Lee's visit to North Korea provided Americans with a long-awaited glimpse into life in the Hermit Kingdom
Robert Carlin discusses the third edition of one of the definitive books on Korean history
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