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Why is North Korea called the DPRK?

Why is North Korea called the DPRK?

Name dates back to series of 'people's republics' dubbed by the Soviet Union

Why is North Korea called the DPRK?
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young February 7, 2014
New ski resort echoes North Korea’s ’88 Olympics bid

New ski resort echoes North Korea’s ’88 Olympics bid

IOC rules forbid co-hosting, making Pyongyang’s co-hosting dreams unlikely to work

New ski resort echoes North Korea’s ’88 Olympics bid
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young February 4, 2014
NK Media Watch – Jan 22 to 28

NK Media Watch – Jan 22 to 28

Emperor Gojong, Lunar New Years, and an letter to South Korea

NK Media Watch – Jan 22 to 28
Matthew McGrath January 30, 2014
In search for miracles and substitutes: reform in the DPRK

In search for miracles and substitutes: reform in the DPRK

Masik Pass, the latest in a long line of quick fix solutions.

In search for miracles and substitutes: reform in the DPRK
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko January 27, 2014
The pitfalls and potential of North Korea’s reform drive

The pitfalls and potential of North Korea’s reform drive

Jang execution shows Pyongyang elite’s dissatisfaction with glut of Chinese investment

The pitfalls and potential of North Korea’s reform drive
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov January 21, 2014
Author: U.S. dealt with hawkish S. Koreans in Pueblo affair

Author: U.S. dealt with hawkish S. Koreans in Pueblo affair

New book shows how Johnson administration managed spy ship crew’s abduction in tense Cold War-environment

Author: U.S. dealt with hawkish S. Koreans in Pueblo affair
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young January 17, 2014
The family feuds of the Kim dynasty

The family feuds of the Kim dynasty

Two deaths, multiple exiles have settled potential disputes between siblings

The family feuds of the Kim dynasty
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov January 15, 2014
China, S. Korea, U.S: Whose NK approach works best?

China, S. Korea, U.S: Whose NK approach works best?

Even-handed treatment by the Chinese not necessarily beneficial to inter-Korean ties, expert says

China, S. Korea, U.S: Whose NK approach works best?
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun January 11, 2014
Who do North Koreans think started the Korean War?

Who do North Koreans think started the Korean War?

North Koreans find it so difficult to question the tale of U.S. / South Korean invasion, defector says

Who do North Koreans think started the Korean War?
Mina Yoon
Mina Yoon January 8, 2014
France’s long and complicated relationship with North Korea

France’s long and complicated relationship with North Korea

Paris never established official Pyongyang relations; meet the groups trying to change that

France’s long and complicated relationship with North Korea
Théo Clément
Théo Clément January 6, 2014
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