December 01, 2022

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Human rights in the North: What about China?

Human rights in the North: What about China?

Human rights activists want global community to step up the pressure on the North's long-time ally

Human rights in the North: What about China?
Joseph Sugarman
Joseph Sugarman March 26, 2014
North Korea’s Japan approach: Keep doors open, play for time

North Korea’s Japan approach: Keep doors open, play for time

Recent developments the result of careful considerations, experts suggest

North Korea’s Japan approach: Keep doors open, play for time
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun March 25, 2014
How much money do North Koreans make?

How much money do North Koreans make?

Thanks to black market, official salaries provide very poor barometer

How much money do North Koreans make?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 25, 2014
Reining in South Korea’s out-of-control National Intelligence Service
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Reining in South Korea’s out-of-control National Intelligence Service

N. Korean threat makes NIS necessary, but they've exceeded their legal mandate

Reining in South Korea’s out-of-control National Intelligence Service
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter March 18, 2014
Yokotas recall ‘dream-like’ meeting with granddaughter

Yokotas recall ‘dream-like’ meeting with granddaughter

Belief that their daughter, a victim of North Korean kidnapping, is still alive has not wavered despite meeting

Yokotas recall ‘dream-like’ meeting with granddaughter
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi March 17, 2014
South Korea’s meddlesome spooks
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South Korea’s meddlesome spooks

Security agency is in the dock, but it’s fighting back hard

South Korea’s meddlesome spooks
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter March 17, 2014
How digital radio could break North Korea’s information blockade

How digital radio could break North Korea’s information blockade

Software-defined radio might prove valuable for increasing information flows into and out of N. Korea

How digital radio could break North Korea’s information blockade
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun March 17, 2014
Behind North Korea’s propaganda curtain

Behind North Korea’s propaganda curtain

Australian traveler, radio-enthusiast’s project seeks to reveal truths about North Korea's information landscape

Behind North Korea’s propaganda curtain
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun March 14, 2014
Why North Koreans envy the Chinese so much

Why North Koreans envy the Chinese so much

Envy of improved living standards, not the old alliance, drives their sentiment toward neighbors

Why North Koreans envy the Chinese so much
Mina Yoon
Mina Yoon March 12, 2014
No bikes, no trousers: North Korea’s strange rules for women

No bikes, no trousers: North Korea’s strange rules for women

Despite sporadic enforcement, bans on commonplace things can cause hardships

No bikes, no trousers: North Korea’s strange rules for women
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 11, 2014