February 06, 2023

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Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings

Tamil Tigers, innovators in the field of suicide attacks, were clients of Pyongyang arms sales

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell March 13, 2014
North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies

North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies

Pyongyang has history of backing radical nationalist movements in civil war

North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell March 12, 2014
Mixing with the Cleanest Race: My upbringing in North Korea

Mixing with the Cleanest Race: My upbringing in North Korea

The impact of my education in North Korea - Africans told me, “You are not African, you are Korean”

Mixing with the Cleanest Race: My upbringing in North Korea
Monique Macias
Monique Macias February 28, 2014
Differences in N. Korean, Burmese democratization, part 2: Reference points

Differences in N. Korean, Burmese democratization, part 2: Reference points

No one comparable to Aung San Suu Kyi carries the torch for liberty inside North Korea

Differences in N. Korean, Burmese democratization, part 2: Reference points
Antonio Fiori
Antonio Fiori February 26, 2014
“Reading North Korea: an Ethnological Inquiry” – A Book Review

“Reading North Korea: an Ethnological Inquiry” – A Book Review

A look at Professor Sonia Ryang's most recent book on the DPRK

“Reading North Korea: an Ethnological Inquiry” – A Book Review
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza February 25, 2014
Differences in N. Korean, Burmese democratization, part 1: Civil society

Differences in N. Korean, Burmese democratization, part 1: Civil society

Myanmar has long history of active, influential non-governmental institutions

Differences in N. Korean, Burmese democratization, part 1: Civil society
Antonio Fiori
Antonio Fiori February 24, 2014
How I unintentionally ended up spending 15 years of my life in North Korea

How I unintentionally ended up spending 15 years of my life in North Korea

Introducing her new NK News column, Monique Macias explains why she calls North Korea home

How I unintentionally ended up spending 15 years of my life in North Korea
Monique Macias
Monique Macias February 21, 2014
Marching Orders: A necessary tradition of annual parades and drills?

Marching Orders: A necessary tradition of annual parades and drills?

Former North Korea envoy says looming military drills in Korea aren't quite as necessary as the allies suggest

Marching Orders: A necessary tradition of annual parades and drills?
James Hoare
James Hoare February 20, 2014
North-South migration, part 4: After 2011, the stream dries out again?

North-South migration, part 4: After 2011, the stream dries out again?

Mix of increased security, propaganda campaigns appear successful in sharply cutting defections

North-South migration, part 4: After 2011, the stream dries out again?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 19, 2014
In search of miracles and substitutes: North Korea’s potato revolution

In search of miracles and substitutes: North Korea’s potato revolution

"The potato is good for people’s health" – Comrade Kim Jong Il

In search of miracles and substitutes: North Korea’s potato revolution
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko February 13, 2014
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