April 21, 2024

History

Information related to North Korean history

Koreans on Sakhalin: The misadventures of migrant workers

Koreans on Sakhalin: The misadventures of migrant workers

Loss of Japanese control coming of Korean War left Sakhalin Koreans trapped

Koreans on Sakhalin: The misadventures of migrant workers
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 13, 2014
The North’s history of stagnant development

The North’s history of stagnant development

Moving past a model that distrusted foreign ideas may be key to future success

The North’s history of stagnant development
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza November 12, 2014
The quiet mountain: Kumgang since 2008

The quiet mountain: Kumgang since 2008

Former site of inter-Korean cooperation sits idle as Pyongyang hunts for new investors

The quiet mountain: Kumgang since 2008
Yvonne Su November 7, 2014
The Pueblo as a North Korean monument

The Pueblo as a North Korean monument

Captured vessel emerged as symbol of victory over the U.S. as Kim Jong Il took power

The Pueblo as a North Korean monument
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 3, 2014
From Military-First to Sports-First?

From Military-First to Sports-First?

Emphasis on international competitions may hint at soft power approach

From Military-First to Sports-First?
Peter Moody
Peter Moody October 20, 2014
N. Korea pressures U.S. on soldiers’ remains

N. Korea pressures U.S. on soldiers’ remains

Pyongyang leverages important issue in possible hopes of money from U.S.

N. Korea pressures U.S. on soldiers’ remains
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 17, 2014
Manchuria and North Korea-China relations

Manchuria and North Korea-China relations

Chinese border region has been a means of escape, both to and from the North

Manchuria and North Korea-China relations
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov October 13, 2014
Manchuria: The third Korea

Manchuria: The third Korea

Former site of the Koguryo kingdom retains historical importance for Koreans North and South

Manchuria: The third Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov October 9, 2014
The North Korean bureaucracy is here to stay

The North Korean bureaucracy is here to stay

Former communist states, post-liberation South Korea show difficulty of replacing experienced public servants

The North Korean bureaucracy is here to stay
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov October 6, 2014
North Korea through famine survivors’ eyes

North Korea through famine survivors’ eyes

Expert calls 1990s a period of surprising change for citizen-state relations

North Korea through famine survivors’ eyes
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza October 1, 2014
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