February 29, 2024

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What Kim Jong Un’s appearances can tell us about the DPRK regime – Ep. 330
Podcast

What Kim Jong Un’s appearances can tell us about the DPRK regime – Ep. 330

Researcher Martin Weiser discusses his work tracking North Korean officials, Kim Jong Un’s daughter and more

What Kim Jong Un’s appearances can tell us about the DPRK regime – Ep. 330
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News February 21, 2024
Activists sentenced to 12 years in prison for taking orders from North Korea

Activists sentenced to 12 years in prison for taking orders from North Korea

ROK court convicts three South Koreans for spying for DPRK and accepting cash during period of inter-Korean detente

Activists sentenced to 12 years in prison for taking orders from North Korea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Joon Ha Park February 19, 2024
A North Korean invasion is no longer unthinkable. But it’s still unlikely.
COLUMN

A North Korean invasion is no longer unthinkable. But it’s still unlikely.

Robert Carlin and Siegfried Hecker’s warning of war has Washington fretting as the DPRK prepares long-term for conflict

A North Korean invasion is no longer unthinkable. But it’s still unlikely.
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 19, 2024
North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS

North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS

China-based company allegedly raised billions of dollars for DPRK regime’s slush fund despite sanctions restrictions

North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy February 16, 2024
North Korea’s national anthem drops unification reference amid ongoing purge

North Korea’s national anthem drops unification reference amid ongoing purge

Removal of phrase about undivided Korean Peninsula follows Kim Jong Un’s call for ‘decisive’ inter-Korean policy change

North Korea’s national anthem drops unification reference amid ongoing purge
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 16, 2024
North Korea preparing for ‘quantum leap’ in weapons production: Kim Jong Un

North Korea preparing for ‘quantum leap’ in weapons production: Kim Jong Un

Leader praises innovation and productivity during recent armament tour, calls for even greater output as tensions rise

North Korea preparing for ‘quantum leap’ in weapons production: Kim Jong Un
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 15, 2024
Kim Jong Un says new cruise missiles critical to repel South Korean ‘invasion’

Kim Jong Un says new cruise missiles critical to repel South Korean ‘invasion’

Fifth missile test in just 3 weeks may presage the sort of assets DPRK forces soon deploy near inter-Korean border

Kim Jong Un says new cruise missiles critical to repel South Korean ‘invasion’
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 15, 2024
How South Korea’s National Treasures were nearly lost to North Korea

How South Korea’s National Treasures were nearly lost to North Korea

Museum director’s quick thinking meant thousands of artifacts were saved from DPRK soldiers during the Korean War

How South Korea’s National Treasures were nearly lost to North Korea
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park February 14, 2024
Survey shows markets reign supreme in the daily lives of North Koreans
NK PRO

Survey shows markets reign supreme in the daily lives of North Koreans

Unification ministry’s interviews with DPRK escapees revealed most living outside Pyongyang get no state support

Survey shows markets reign supreme in the daily lives of North Koreans
Peter Ward
Peter Ward February 14, 2024
Analyzing the US-ROK alliance’s impact on North Korea’s policies – Ep. 329
Podcast

Analyzing the US-ROK alliance’s impact on North Korea’s policies – Ep. 329

Korea Economic Institute of America’s new president discusses his role assessing inter-Korean relations and latest book

Analyzing the US-ROK alliance’s impact on North Korea’s policies – Ep. 329
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News February 14, 2024