August 16, 2022

History

Information related to North Korean history

What Kim Il Sung shares with Hitler, Mao and Stalin – NKNews Podcast Ep. 232
Podcast

What Kim Il Sung shares with Hitler, Mao and Stalin – NKNews Podcast Ep. 232

Brandon Gauthier discusses how youth experiences shaped ordinary people into the 20th century’s cruelest dictators

What Kim Il Sung shares with Hitler, Mao and Stalin – NKNews Podcast Ep. 232
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News April 19, 2022
The first American to visit North Korea’s nuclear plant – NKNews Podcast Ep. 231
Podcast

The first American to visit North Korea’s nuclear plant – NKNews Podcast Ep. 231

C. Kenneth Quinones discusses his diplomatic work in the DPRK and experiences negotiating with North Koreans

The first American to visit North Korea’s nuclear plant – NKNews Podcast Ep. 231
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News April 12, 2022
Inter-Korean relations enter the metaverse with virtual recreation of DMZ

Inter-Korean relations enter the metaverse with virtual recreation of DMZ

Unification ministry project lets users look into North Korea and tour facilities and landmarks — but not those of DPRK

Inter-Korean relations enter the metaverse with virtual recreation of DMZ
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 31, 2022
A future that never was: Madeleine Albright’s glimmer of hope with North Korea

A future that never was: Madeleine Albright’s glimmer of hope with North Korea

Albright, who died on Wednesday at 84, met Kim Jong Il in 2000 when better bilateral relations seemed possible

A future that never was: Madeleine Albright’s glimmer of hope with North Korea
James Fretwell
James Fretwell March 24, 2022
How Seoul’s diplomatic outreach to Cairo could intrude on North Korea-Egypt ties

How Seoul’s diplomatic outreach to Cairo could intrude on North Korea-Egypt ties

While Cairo and Pyongyang have ended official military cooperation, their bond will likely prove difficult to break

How Seoul’s diplomatic outreach to Cairo could intrude on North Korea-Egypt ties
Gabriela Bernal
Gabriela Bernal March 22, 2022
Despite mixed legacy, Moon Jae-in played key role to avert war with North Korea
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Despite mixed legacy, Moon Jae-in played key role to avert war with North Korea

Failures of the last few years shouldn’t overshadow the outgoing president’s deft diplomacy in the days of fire and fury

Despite mixed legacy, Moon Jae-in played key role to avert war with North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 18, 2022
What the election of Yoon Suk-yeol means for South Korea-Japan security ties
NK PRO

What the election of Yoon Suk-yeol means for South Korea-Japan security ties

Better relations between the two US allies will help deter North Korean adventurism and confront Chinese assertiveness

What the election of Yoon Suk-yeol means for South Korea-Japan security ties
Naoko Aoki
Naoko Aoki March 14, 2022
Pyongyang diary: A cellist’s personal account of music diplomacy to North Korea

Pyongyang diary: A cellist’s personal account of music diplomacy to North Korea

Carter Brey of the New York Philharmonic shares his behind-the-scenes story of a historic concert in the DPRK

Pyongyang diary: A cellist’s personal account of music diplomacy to North Korea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Jeongmin Kim March 2, 2022
Review: Offering red pill about North Korea, new book instead jettisons truth

Review: Offering red pill about North Korea, new book instead jettisons truth

While aiming to humanize North Koreans, Felix Abt’s latest presents misleading critiques of Western narratives

Review: Offering red pill about North Korea, new book instead jettisons truth
David Tizzard
David Tizzard March 1, 2022
North Korea-Ukraine relations: Why the DPRK stands to support Russia’s invasion
NK PRO

North Korea-Ukraine relations: Why the DPRK stands to support Russia’s invasion

Pyongyang will continue to side with longtime ally Moscow, as long as it continues to undermine sanctions on DPRK

North Korea-Ukraine relations: Why the DPRK stands to support Russia’s invasion
James Fretwell
James Fretwell February 25, 2022
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