May 24, 2022

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Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain

Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain

Money, no exposure to Southern influence and little work make Mt. Kumgang an ideal platform for cooperation

Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 10, 2013
How to send your child to summer camp in North Korea

How to send your child to summer camp in North Korea

"Parents are responsible for about 300 euros in fees and travel costs, with all other expenses being met by the Korean side.”

How to send your child to summer camp in North Korea
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich June 6, 2013
Like (Grand) Father, Like Son?

Like (Grand) Father, Like Son?

History Shows Kim Jong Un No More Reckless Than Predecessors

Like (Grand) Father, Like Son?
Luke Herman
Luke Herman May 31, 2013
Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?

Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?

Former UK Ambassador to North Korea lays out the case for engagement with North Korea

Does it really make sense to engage North Korea?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 29, 2013
When the first American soldier defected to North Korea

When the first American soldier defected to North Korea

"The people in North Korea are enjoying freedom and happiness inaccessible to the working people of the United States"

When the first American soldier defected to North Korea
Brandon K. Gauthier
Brandon K. Gauthier May 28, 2013
One man’s plea for South Korea’s lost prisoners of war

One man’s plea for South Korea’s lost prisoners of war

This South Korean solider spent almost 50 years as a POW in North Korea – and some are still there

One man’s plea for South Korea’s lost prisoners of war
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell May 23, 2013
A Short History of Nuclear Folly: Focus North Korea

A Short History of Nuclear Folly: Focus North Korea

“Is a country like North Korea treating nuclear technology as responsibly as the superpowers during the Cold War? I would have serious doubts about that"

A Short History of Nuclear Folly: Focus North Korea
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich May 18, 2013
Rocky road to Pyongyang: DPRK-IRA relations in the 1980s

Rocky road to Pyongyang: DPRK-IRA relations in the 1980s

"In 1986 two Group B operatives travelled to Pyongyang to train with specialised KPA units"

Rocky road to Pyongyang: DPRK-IRA relations in the 1980s
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell May 17, 2013
Do Sang Rok – The father of North Korea’s nuclear weapon program?

Do Sang Rok – The father of North Korea’s nuclear weapon program?

Accounts suggest that Pyongyang acquired scientists for developing nuclear program decades before publicly acknowledging it

Do Sang Rok – The father of North Korea’s nuclear weapon program?
Bill Streifer
Bill Streifer May 16, 2013
Why a traffic warden was given North Korea’s highest accolade

Why a traffic warden was given North Korea’s highest accolade

Andrei Lankov looks at the context of traffic warden's "DPRK Hero" award and possible explanations

Why a traffic warden was given North Korea’s highest accolade
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 10, 2013