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Kim Jong Nam’s killing shows that talking to North Korea is pointless

Kim Jong Nam’s killing shows that talking to North Korea is pointless

The brutal crime shows that the DPRK is not a normal country

Kim Jong Nam’s killing shows that talking to North Korea is pointless
John Lee
John Lee March 7, 2017
What is life like as a North Korean diplomat in Vietnam?

What is life like as a North Korean diplomat in Vietnam?

Defector Han Jin Myung discusses work as a DPRK diplomat - and the difficulties of life in the South

What is life like as a North Korean diplomat in Vietnam?
Seoyeon Kim
Seoyeon Kim March 7, 2017
Kim Jong Nam is not the first victim of North Korea’s chemical weapons program

Kim Jong Nam is not the first victim of North Korea’s chemical weapons program

North Korea is long believed to have tested WMDs on political prisoners and the disabled

Kim Jong Nam is not the first victim of North Korea’s chemical weapons program
Joanna Hosaniak
Joanna Hosaniak March 6, 2017
Is revolution possible in North Korea?

Is revolution possible in North Korea?

A study of popular uprisings offers some insights into how Kim Jong Un could fall

Is revolution possible in North Korea?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 3, 2017
North Korea’s long, messy history of killing opponents abroad

North Korea’s long, messy history of killing opponents abroad

The DPRK's leaders have frequently targeted dissenters overseas

North Korea’s long, messy history of killing opponents abroad
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young February 16, 2017
Kim Jong Nam’s death: What does it mean?

Kim Jong Nam’s death: What does it mean?

Experts suggest probable reasons to explain Kim’s murder

Kim Jong Nam’s death: What does it mean?
NK News
NK News February 15, 2017
How life in North Korea differs from life in the USSR

How life in North Korea differs from life in the USSR

North Koreans traditionally saw their comradely neighbors as freer, richer, and more interesting

How life in North Korea differs from life in the USSR
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy February 8, 2017
Ask a North Korean: Called in for questioning by government officials

Ask a North Korean: Called in for questioning by government officials

"Once they take you away to the prison camp, you are never heard from again"

Ask a North Korean: Called in for questioning by government officials
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang January 31, 2017
The website helping defectors adjust to life in the South

The website helping defectors adjust to life in the South

Run by refugees, for refugees, Woori On wants to help N. Koreans make the most of their new lives

The website helping defectors adjust to life in the South
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji January 18, 2017