August 19, 2022

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The NK News Study Guide, Part 4: Kim Il Sung’s North Korea

The NK News Study Guide, Part 4: Kim Il Sung’s North Korea

A look back at Kim Il Sung's Korea: 1953 - 1994

The NK News Study Guide, Part 4: Kim Il Sung’s North Korea
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza September 5, 2013
Kim Il Sung, in 1994, promised no nuclear weapons for N. Korea

Kim Il Sung, in 1994, promised no nuclear weapons for N. Korea

Remarks by struggling regime’s leader appeared aimed at forging ties with U.S.

Kim Il Sung, in 1994, promised no nuclear weapons for N. Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald August 29, 2013
When two Americans were axed to death by N. Korean soldiers

When two Americans were axed to death by N. Korean soldiers

“A vicious and unprovoked murder” - U.S. President Ford, 1976

When two Americans were axed to death by N. Korean soldiers
Brandon K. Gauthier
Brandon K. Gauthier August 20, 2013
North Korea’s “schizophrenic” computer and phone revolution

North Korea’s “schizophrenic” computer and phone revolution

North Korea encourages IT and cellphone use but deliberately limits network capacities

North Korea’s “schizophrenic” computer and phone revolution
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 19, 2013
Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans

Thousands of Koreans once escaped China for DPRK, but situation reversed in 1990s

Minorities in North Korea, part 3: Chinese-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 12, 2013
Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans

Status of Russian-Koreans changed as DPRK-USSR relations fluctuated

Minorities in North Korea, part 2: Russian-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 8, 2013
Understanding the President Roh Northern Limit Line row

Understanding the President Roh Northern Limit Line row

Cooperation in the West Sea could bring opportunities, challenges for two Koreas

Understanding the President Roh Northern Limit Line row
Matthew Clayton August 8, 2013
Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans

Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans

Once a valued source of hard currency, repatriates from Japan have fallen on hard times

Minorities in North Korea, part 1: Japanese-Koreans
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 6, 2013
The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations

The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations

From submarines to kindergartens, the two states used to share it all but have since grown apart

The colorful history of North Korea-Vietnam relations
Pham Thi Thu Thuy
Pham Thi Thu Thuy August 2, 2013
Behind the evolution of North Korea’s leadership loyalty badges

Behind the evolution of North Korea’s leadership loyalty badges

Every North Korean is required to wear one, but where did they come from and how did it all start?

Behind the evolution of North Korea’s leadership loyalty badges
Hyowon Shin
Hyowon Shin July 30, 2013
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