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North Korea’s unfinished women’s liberation

North Korea’s unfinished women’s liberation

Pro-emancipation rhetoric, need for female labor, clashes with engrained patriarchal ideas

North Korea’s unfinished women’s liberation
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 31, 2015
Fighter pilot’s story says much about unseen side of Korean War

Fighter pilot’s story says much about unseen side of Korean War

'Camp 14' author rebounds with new daring defection tale, which says great deal about Korean War realpolitik

Fighter pilot’s story says much about unseen side of Korean War
Rob York
Rob York March 30, 2015
North Korean steel production slumps, hindering economy, military

North Korean steel production slumps, hindering economy, military

Number of factors keep North's steel production from operating at or near full potential

North Korean steel production slumps, hindering economy, military
Christopher Rivituso March 25, 2015
Book on defecting fighter pilot tackles North Korea’s founding

Book on defecting fighter pilot tackles North Korea’s founding

Author of controversial story on Shin Dong-hyuk tells story of a very different kind of defector

Book on defecting fighter pilot tackles North Korea’s founding
John Power
John Power March 17, 2015
Bold acts of resistance in North Korea

Bold acts of resistance in North Korea

A few brave stands against Kim regime have been taken, but have ended badly

Bold acts of resistance in North Korea
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy March 13, 2015
Volunteer excavators at Korean War massacre site seek govt. support

Volunteer excavators at Korean War massacre site seek govt. support

Investigation team says indifference reflects Seoul government's unwillingness to face past

Volunteer excavators at Korean War massacre site seek govt. support
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi March 6, 2015
‘Pro-North’ paper with conservative daily’s name unearthed

‘Pro-North’ paper with conservative daily’s name unearthed

Historian considers edition praising North Korean army a 'leaflet' by propagandists

‘Pro-North’ paper with conservative daily’s name unearthed
JH Ahn
JH Ahn March 5, 2015
Riding the tiger of nationalism in North Korea

Riding the tiger of nationalism in North Korea

How did the North Korean leadership muzzle the tiger that Ceausescu could not control?

Riding the tiger of nationalism in North Korea
Balazs Szalontai
Balazs Szalontai March 3, 2015
Color brings Kim Il Sung-era pictures to life

Color brings Kim Il Sung-era pictures to life

Looking only at black-and-white photos can leave viewers with stale impression of history

Color brings Kim Il Sung-era pictures to life
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy February 20, 2015
‘Dear Reader’: The surprising earnest story of Kim Jong Il

‘Dear Reader’: The surprising earnest story of Kim Jong Il

Readers expecting 'Team America'-style parody are in for a surprise

‘Dear Reader’: The surprising earnest story of Kim Jong Il
Rob York
Rob York February 13, 2015
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