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The other history controversy: China and the Korean War

The other history controversy: China and the Korean War

Beijing continues to deny what really happened in Korea in 1950-53 – and its role in the conflict

The other history controversy: China and the Korean War
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin July 8, 2015
Few boundaries: A history of the North Korea-China border

Few boundaries: A history of the North Korea-China border

Border security may be at its tightest now, but still far from the prime of other communist nations

Few boundaries: A history of the North Korea-China border
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 7, 2015
A North Korean lesson in photoediting

A North Korean lesson in photoediting

Removing people, images, from photos helps dictators solve inconvenient narratives

A North Korean lesson in photoediting
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy July 6, 2015
North Korea’s tale of two front pages

North Korea’s tale of two front pages

Why did North Korea change its newspaper from the day Kim Jong Il's promotion was announced?

North Korea’s tale of two front pages
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy June 26, 2015
No one is safe in Kim Jong Un’s court

No one is safe in Kim Jong Un’s court

When it comes to ruthlessness, North Korea’s leader surpasses his father and grandfather

No one is safe in Kim Jong Un’s court
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 23, 2015
The story of the Korean War, in posters

The story of the Korean War, in posters

Triumphant – and premature – publications by both Koreas predicted imminent unification

The story of the Korean War, in posters
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy June 10, 2015
North Korea’s million man army in post-unification Korea

North Korea’s million man army in post-unification Korea

Integration of KPA critical aspect of unification, presenting risks & opportunities

North Korea’s million man army in post-unification Korea
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi May 31, 2015
The other North Korean famine

The other North Korean famine

The disaster of the mid-1990s was not the first time bad decisions left many to go hungry

The other North Korean famine
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 19, 2015
Hyon Yong Chol: An execution and a message?

Hyon Yong Chol: An execution and a message?

Kim Jong Un's appears more ruthless than his predecessors, signalling to leadership he is not to trifled with

Hyon Yong Chol: An execution and a message?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 13, 2015
Commonality and difference: Image of two Koreas’ architecture

Commonality and difference: Image of two Koreas’ architecture

Despite different ideology for 70 years Southern, Northern architecture shows similarities originating from same tradition

Commonality and difference: Image of two Koreas’ architecture
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi May 11, 2015
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