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A Russian crosses the line: A different kind of North Korean defection

A Russian crosses the line: A different kind of North Korean defection

1984 incident remains one of most bloody in history of two Koreas’ only meeting point

A Russian crosses the line: A different kind of North Korean defection
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham June 6, 2016
Protests not new in N.Korea; resistance perhaps not futile

Protests not new in N.Korea; resistance perhaps not futile

Current protests and opposition in North Korea occur in a more tolerant environment

Protests not new in N.Korea; resistance perhaps not futile
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy June 3, 2016
North Koreans making Middle Eastern money

North Koreans making Middle Eastern money

Returnees cite not only greater profit, but intoxicating experience of life abroad

North Koreans making Middle Eastern money
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 9, 2016
Impact of sanctions on N.Korea already palpable – aid worker

Impact of sanctions on N.Korea already palpable – aid worker

UK-based humanitarian activist says China holding up necessary equipment as food status worsens

Impact of sanctions on N.Korea already palpable – aid worker
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi April 28, 2016
Evidence of building collapse inconclusive

Evidence of building collapse inconclusive

NK News investigation, in-country sources cast doubts on media reports

Evidence of building collapse inconclusive
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald April 28, 2016
Under wraps: Do North Koreans use condoms?

Under wraps: Do North Koreans use condoms?

They're not widely available, and people don't know how to use the ones that are there

Under wraps: Do North Koreans use condoms?
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang April 27, 2016
Will the U.S. ever ban tourists from North Korea?

Will the U.S. ever ban tourists from North Korea?

Ban would likely attempt to eliminate capital from regime and risks of further arrests

Will the U.S. ever ban tourists from North Korea?
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald April 27, 2016
Visitors to N.Korea revisited: Not all cards are showing?

Visitors to N.Korea revisited: Not all cards are showing?

Resistance is not futile, and some American visitors may not be what they seem

Visitors to N.Korea revisited: Not all cards are showing?
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy April 18, 2016
Exclusive: American ‘defector’ home safely from North Korea

Exclusive: American ‘defector’ home safely from North Korea

Martinez returned home discreetly last year, in contrast to public appearance in late 2014

Exclusive: American ‘defector’ home safely from North Korea
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich April 11, 2016
The only way to deal with North Korea

The only way to deal with North Korea

Sanctions appear to be working, but now's not the time for the U.S., South Korea to let up

The only way to deal with North Korea
John Lee
John Lee April 8, 2016