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Why Kim Jong Un won’t visit North Korea’s flooded regions

Why Kim Jong Un won’t visit North Korea’s flooded regions

Security concerns keep the North Korean leadership from traveling too far from Pyongyang

Why Kim Jong Un won’t visit North Korea’s flooded regions
Donald Kirk
Donald Kirk October 7, 2016
Pathology politics: Human rights and health in North Korea

Pathology politics: Human rights and health in North Korea

Examining the connection between the DPRK's health crises and human rights violations

Pathology politics: Human rights and health in North Korea
Sandra Fahy
Sandra Fahy October 4, 2016
Looking beyond politics: S.Korean NGO sending flood aid to N.Korea

Looking beyond politics: S.Korean NGO sending flood aid to N.Korea

KNCCK hopes to shift public opinion in a more compassionate direction

Looking beyond politics: S.Korean NGO sending flood aid to N.Korea
JH Ahn
JH Ahn September 23, 2016
Philippe Pons: Avoiding cliché covering North Korea as a journalist

Philippe Pons: Avoiding cliché covering North Korea as a journalist

In a new book, Le Monde writer shares his 35 years of experience covering the DPRK

Philippe Pons: Avoiding cliché covering North Korea as a journalist
Frederic Ojardias
Frederic Ojardias September 21, 2016
Debunking claims that Pyongyang’s nuke tests cause earthquakes in the South

Debunking claims that Pyongyang’s nuke tests cause earthquakes in the South

Conspiracy theories abound that Pyongyang's test "angered the sky"

Debunking claims that Pyongyang’s nuke tests cause earthquakes in the South
JH Ahn
JH Ahn September 20, 2016
North Korea’s attempts to block outside information will fail

North Korea’s attempts to block outside information will fail

Kim Jong Un is right to worry about knowledge that is damaging to his regime coming into the country

North Korea’s attempts to block outside information will fail
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy September 19, 2016
South Korea split over whether to aid “arch-nemesis” in flood relief

South Korea split over whether to aid “arch-nemesis” in flood relief

Moderates urge Blue House to separate nuke tests from flooding, but govt says aid unlikely

South Korea split over whether to aid “arch-nemesis” in flood relief
JH Ahn
JH Ahn September 19, 2016
“Ms. Wang” and the curious case of North Korea’s Chinese citizens

“Ms. Wang” and the curious case of North Korea’s Chinese citizens

Understanding the DPRK's Chinese minority and what their future holds

“Ms. Wang” and the curious case of North Korea’s Chinese citizens
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 15, 2016
DPRK lies and videotape: North Korea’s “investigative” journalism

DPRK lies and videotape: North Korea’s “investigative” journalism

Cloaked in the language of objectivity, state media hits back at international condemnation

DPRK lies and videotape: North Korea’s “investigative” journalism
Sandra Fahy
Sandra Fahy September 14, 2016
Ask a North Korean: Can outside information bring change?

Ask a North Korean: Can outside information bring change?

"After watching drama and movies, I knew I desperately wanted to live in the world I saw"

Ask a North Korean: Can outside information bring change?
Jinhyok Park
Jinhyok Park September 13, 2016