February 06, 2023

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Development in North Korea: Prolonging an Authoritarian Regime?

Development in North Korea: Prolonging an Authoritarian Regime?

UN representative says politics and distrust dismantled development initiatives in the DPRK

Development in North Korea: Prolonging an Authoritarian Regime?
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath April 30, 2013
North Korea Produces New Film On Capture of USS Pueblo

North Korea Produces New Film On Capture of USS Pueblo

"A 'new' film on Pueblo will be nothing more than another North Korean fantasy"

North Korea Produces New Film On Capture of USS Pueblo
Yeseul Loaiza
Yeseul Loaiza April 30, 2013
The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders

The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders

What circumstances led women to become the drivers of North Korea's market economy?

The Women of North Korea: Mothers and Market Leaders
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza April 24, 2013
Remembering North Korea’s ‘Random Access Club’

Remembering North Korea’s ‘Random Access Club’

Canadian Erich Weingartner recounts how he helped set up an exclusive foreigner only bar in Pyongyang

Remembering North Korea’s ‘Random Access Club’
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich April 23, 2013
The African Student Protest for Clean Water in North Korea, 1984

The African Student Protest for Clean Water in North Korea, 1984

"The whole street was full of African students walking and shouting"

The African Student Protest for Clean Water in North Korea, 1984
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young April 22, 2013
A Day That Would Change Korea’s Future: The Birth Of Kim Il Sung

A Day That Would Change Korea’s Future: The Birth Of Kim Il Sung

On the 101 anniversary of Kim Il Sung's birth, Brandon K. Gauthier looks back to a day that would go on to change the future of the peninsula

A Day That Would Change Korea’s Future: The Birth Of Kim Il Sung
Brandon K. Gauthier
Brandon K. Gauthier April 15, 2013
North Korean BBQ Diplomacy: How Current Tensions Are Hurting New York’s “Mob Crew”

North Korean BBQ Diplomacy: How Current Tensions Are Hurting New York’s “Mob Crew”

"The more I grow up, the more I’m learning that that f--kin’ gangster mentality never got me anywhere."

North Korean BBQ Diplomacy: How Current Tensions Are Hurting New York’s “Mob Crew”
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich April 8, 2013
Juche 2.0: How North Korea Uses The Web To Promote Its Ideology

Juche 2.0: How North Korea Uses The Web To Promote Its Ideology

Online games, websites and business portals all help define importance of Unification to Koreans at home and abroad

Juche 2.0: How North Korea Uses The Web To Promote Its Ideology
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza April 2, 2013
Being African in the Pure-blooded, Juche Republic

Being African in the Pure-blooded, Juche Republic

In North Korea, Juche might have been acceptable in the 1980s, but being a bright African student wasn't

Being African in the Pure-blooded, Juche Republic
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young March 13, 2013
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