December 04, 2022

History

Information related to North Korean history

In the world of video games, North Korea is almost always the baddie

In the world of video games, North Korea is almost always the baddie

Depictions of the DPRK in games have evolved over the years, but few seriously deal with geopolitical issues

In the world of video games, North Korea is almost always the baddie
Oliver Jia
Oliver Jia February 2, 2022
A North Korean assassination gone wrong and its continuing ripple effects
COLUMN

A North Korean assassination gone wrong and its continuing ripple effects

The attempt to take out former ROK leader Park Chung-hee killed his wife instead and drove his daughter into politics

A North Korean assassination gone wrong and its continuing ripple effects
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 2, 2022
Hanging by an iron thread: North Korea-Russia ties endure despite pandemic
NK PRO

Hanging by an iron thread: North Korea-Russia ties endure despite pandemic

Bilateral ties are strongest in diplomacy and trade, with the DPRK counting on Russian support in its dealings with US

Hanging by an iron thread: North Korea-Russia ties endure despite pandemic
Anthony V. Rinna
Anthony V. Rinna February 1, 2022
The Soviet officer who saved countless lives in the early days of North Korea

The Soviet officer who saved countless lives in the early days of North Korea

In the chaos after World War II, Georgiy Fyodorov took decisive action to stop mistreatment of Japanese and Koreans

The Soviet officer who saved countless lives in the early days of North Korea
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy January 27, 2022
The ‘rookie mistakes’ of Trump-Kim diplomacy – NKNews Podcast Ep. 219
Podcast

The ‘rookie mistakes’ of Trump-Kim diplomacy – NKNews Podcast Ep. 219

Jenny Town discusses the quandary of North Korean denuclearization and what’s needed to restart US-DPRK talks

The ‘rookie mistakes’ of Trump-Kim diplomacy – NKNews Podcast Ep. 219
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News January 25, 2022
North Korea wants women to bear children for the motherland. They aren’t.

North Korea wants women to bear children for the motherland. They aren’t.

The DPRK’s fertility rate is sliding down and its population aging despite the state’s pro-natalist policies

North Korea wants women to bear children for the motherland. They aren’t.
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov January 17, 2022
Cake day? Kim Jong Un’s birthday comes and goes without state media celebration

Cake day? Kim Jong Un’s birthday comes and goes without state media celebration

Kim turned 38 on Saturday, but may be waiting until he’s older to make the day a national holiday, expert says

Cake day? Kim Jong Un’s birthday comes and goes without state media celebration
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 9, 2022
North Korea’s vital role as a Cold War training ground for global terrorists

North Korea’s vital role as a Cold War training ground for global terrorists

The country's designation as a state sponsor of terror is a well-deserved moniker stretching back decades

North Korea’s vital role as a Cold War training ground for global terrorists
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young December 28, 2021
10 years of Kim Jong Un: What should Washington do now about North Korea?

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What should Washington do now about North Korea?

Experts weigh the different options for the US as Kim Jong Un enters his second decade in power

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What should Washington do now about North Korea?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 18, 2021
Kim Jong Un is brutal, nuclear-armed, and there’s little anyone can do about it
NK PRO

Kim Jong Un is brutal, nuclear-armed, and there’s little anyone can do about it

Ten more years of Kim means more missiles and more oppression, all at the expense of the North Korean people

Kim Jong Un is brutal, nuclear-armed, and there’s little anyone can do about it
James Fretwell
James Fretwell December 17, 2021
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