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The NK News Study Guide Part 3: Liberation, Division and the Korean War

The NK News Study Guide Part 3: Liberation, Division and the Korean War

North Korean Studies Newbie? Want to learn more? Get acquainted with the NK NEWS Study Guides

The NK News Study Guide Part 3: Liberation, Division and the Korean War
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza March 8, 2013
One African Man’s North Korean Juche Adventure

One African Man’s North Korean Juche Adventure

The curious tale of why a young man from Guinea ended up becoming a pawn in North Korea's 1980's UN vote chase.

One African Man’s North Korean Juche Adventure
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young March 7, 2013
25 Years of Slam Dunk Diplomacy

25 Years of Slam Dunk Diplomacy

Rodman trip comes after 25 years of basketball diplomacy between U.S. and North Korea

25 Years of Slam Dunk Diplomacy
Nate Thayer
Nate Thayer March 4, 2013
Summer 1978: An Evening Of Modernist Theater in North Korea

Summer 1978: An Evening Of Modernist Theater in North Korea

New photos at RetroDPRK.com reveal scenes from the Song of Paradise Revolutionary Opera

Summer 1978: An Evening Of Modernist Theater in North Korea
NK News
NK News February 22, 2013
The Day Kim Jong Il Was Born

The Day Kim Jong Il Was Born

This Day in the History of the DPRK February 16, JUCHE 30 (1942)

The Day Kim Jong Il Was Born
Brandon K. Gauthier
Brandon K. Gauthier February 15, 2013
Why A Third Nuclear Test Might Not Be As Imminent As You Think

Why A Third Nuclear Test Might Not Be As Imminent As You Think

A close look at North Korean media output suggests a nuclear test might not be as imminent as you would think.

Why A Third Nuclear Test Might Not Be As Imminent As You Think
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 8, 2013
The Women Of North Korea: Icons, Heroines & Power Players

The Women Of North Korea: Icons, Heroines & Power Players

Are the women we identify as prominent within the DPRK just as meaningful to ordinary North Koreans?

The Women Of North Korea: Icons, Heroines & Power Players
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 30, 2013
When NK Commandos Tried To Assassinate South Korea’s President

When NK Commandos Tried To Assassinate South Korea’s President

This Day in the History of the DPRK: January 21, JUCHE 56 (1968)

When NK Commandos Tried To Assassinate South Korea’s President
Brandon K. Gauthier
Brandon K. Gauthier January 21, 2013
Past, Present, Future: Hoare and Cumings Talk North Korea

Past, Present, Future: Hoare and Cumings Talk North Korea

NK News speaks to Dr. James Hoare and Professor Bruce Cumings about North Korea

Past, Present, Future: Hoare and Cumings Talk North Korea
NK News
NK News January 18, 2013
The NK News Study Guide Part 2: The Colonial Period

The NK News Study Guide Part 2: The Colonial Period

North Korean Studies Newbie? Want to learn more? Get acquainted with the NK NEWS Study Guides

The NK News Study Guide Part 2: The Colonial Period
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 2, 2013