December 04, 2021

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Information related to North Korean history

Repatriating US soldiers’ remains from North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 205
Podcast

Repatriating US soldiers’ remains from North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 205

Ashton Ormes discusses his experience at the UN Command and work negotiating the return of servicemembers' remains

Repatriating US soldiers’ remains from North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 205
NK News
NK News October 19, 2021
The circuitous connections between the Korean War and the War on Terror

The circuitous connections between the Korean War and the War on Terror

Twenty years after 9/11, Bush’s Axis of Evil speech still epitomizes flawed DPRK policy that perpetuates ‘forever war’

The circuitous connections between the Korean War and the War on Terror
Daniel Jasper
Daniel Jasper October 14, 2021
To ensure peace, Biden must remove barriers to engagement with North Korea

To ensure peace, Biden must remove barriers to engagement with North Korea

Former President Eisenhower’s emphasis on people-to-people contact remains a model for avoiding conflict

To ensure peace, Biden must remove barriers to engagement with North Korea
Matt Abbott
Matt Abbott October 13, 2021
Jesters in the king’s service: Standup comedy in North Korea

Jesters in the king’s service: Standup comedy in North Korea

Popular propaganda performers lampoon social vices, but their satirical barbs never stray toward dissent

Jesters in the king’s service: Standup comedy in North Korea
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko October 6, 2021
When a Czechoslovak diplomat bemoaned the Prague Spring from Pyongyang

When a Czechoslovak diplomat bemoaned the Prague Spring from Pyongyang

Czechoslovakia played a unique role on the Korean Peninsula during the Cold War, rubbing some the wrong way

When a Czechoslovak diplomat bemoaned the Prague Spring from Pyongyang
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy September 23, 2021
The tangled fates of the Koreas and the UN: An NK Pro deep dive
NK PRO

The tangled fates of the Koreas and the UN: An NK Pro deep dive

NK Pro explores the UN’s pivotal role on the peninsula as North and South mark 30 years since becoming full UN members

The tangled fates of the Koreas and the UN: An NK Pro deep dive
James Fretwell
James Fretwell September 17, 2021
Guns in one hand: Kim Jong Un’s revitalization of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards

Guns in one hand: Kim Jong Un’s revitalization of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards

Elite force featured in parade is akin to the National Guard, helping to repel invasion and respond to natural disasters

Guns in one hand: Kim Jong Un’s revitalization of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young September 17, 2021
As Japanese election approaches, Shinzo Abe’s legacy on North Korea looms large

As Japanese election approaches, Shinzo Abe’s legacy on North Korea looms large

Former prime minister championed abduction issue but oversaw deteriorating relations with Pyongyang and Seoul

As Japanese election approaches, Shinzo Abe’s legacy on North Korea looms large
Oliver Jia
Oliver Jia September 16, 2021
The eccentric South Korean intellectual in Pyongyang’s employ

The eccentric South Korean intellectual in Pyongyang’s employ

Song Du-yul acted as an enthusiastic propagandist for the regime and likely held a prominent role in the bureaucracy

The eccentric South Korean intellectual in Pyongyang’s employ
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 16, 2021
Kids these days: North Korea calls on youth to emulate their virtuous parents

Kids these days: North Korea calls on youth to emulate their virtuous parents

A North Korean radio drama gives important insights into growing generational divides inside the country

Kids these days: North Korea calls on youth to emulate their virtuous parents
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko September 13, 2021
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