December 02, 2022

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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
The Black Panther’s Secret North Korean Fetish

The Black Panther’s Secret North Korean Fetish

Did you know that the Black Panther Party had a deep and long-running affection for Kim Il Sung and North Korea's 'Juche' ideology? No, neither did we...

The Black Panther’s Secret North Korean Fetish
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young December 20, 2012
The Day North Korea Downed a U.S. Helicopter on the DMZ

The Day North Korea Downed a U.S. Helicopter on the DMZ

This Day in the History of the DPRK December 17, Juche 82 (1994)

The Day North Korea Downed a U.S. Helicopter on the DMZ
Brandon K. Gauthier
Brandon K. Gauthier December 17, 2012
Work It Out, Pyongyang Style!

Work It Out, Pyongyang Style!

1970s Postcards Reveal How North Korea Wanted To Promote Its Biggest Gymnasium To Foreigners Around The World

Work It Out, Pyongyang Style!
NK News
NK News December 14, 2012
How North Korean Media Propagandizes Its Rocket Launches

How North Korean Media Propagandizes Its Rocket Launches

Although North Korean media appears to have gone into overdrive following today's satellite launch success, a look back at previous launches showcases extremely similar patterns.

How North Korean Media Propagandizes Its Rocket Launches
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 12, 2012