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Inter-Korean

Information related to inter-Korean developments

Unification-pop: When South Korean singers looked North for inspiration

Unification-pop: When South Korean singers looked North for inspiration

K-pop wasn't always about leggy girls, broken hearts or the streets of Gangnam

Unification-pop: When South Korean singers looked North for inspiration
Subin Kim
Subin Kim February 13, 2015
Lee Myung-bak’s memoir: Did we need to know?

Lee Myung-bak’s memoir: Did we need to know?

‘Inappropriate’ stories about North-South negotiations, China tell readers a lot

Lee Myung-bak’s memoir: Did we need to know?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 10, 2015
Wired up: North Korea looks to Russia for electricity
NK PRO

Wired up: North Korea looks to Russia for electricity

Russia and the DPRK could cooperate on electricity, though South Korean input looks unlikely

Wired up: North Korea looks to Russia for electricity
NK News
NK News February 2, 2015
The disturbing case of Shin Eun-mi

The disturbing case of Shin Eun-mi

Polarized South Korea deports author for 'praising' N. Korea while her attempted murderer fund-raises

The disturbing case of Shin Eun-mi
Subin Kim
Subin Kim January 30, 2015
What the Lee Seok-ki case doesn’t mean

What the Lee Seok-ki case doesn’t mean

What complaints about Lee’s prosecution, UPP dissolution miss

What the Lee Seok-ki case doesn’t mean
Christopher Green
Christopher Green January 23, 2015
Defection and the trouble with freedom

Defection and the trouble with freedom

This week's Ask a North Korean describes the hardships of adapting to a competitive society where one's life isn't planned for them

Defection and the trouble with freedom
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang January 8, 2015
Kim’s New Year’s speech reveals economic priorities

Kim’s New Year’s speech reveals economic priorities

Leader highlights light industry, seemingly eyes South Korea in search for sponsors

Kim’s New Year’s speech reveals economic priorities
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov January 5, 2015
Disillusioned South Korean men seek North Korean wives

Disillusioned South Korean men seek North Korean wives

Unions between South and North Koreans on the rise, with matchmakers in between

Disillusioned South Korean men seek North Korean wives
Max Kim
Max Kim December 23, 2014
What S. Korea’s dissolution of a ‘pro-North’ party means

What S. Korea’s dissolution of a ‘pro-North’ party means

Dissolution of UPP may have broad implications at the local, national level

What S. Korea’s dissolution of a ‘pro-North’ party means
Reunification in our lifetimes? The future of the Korean peninsula

Reunification in our lifetimes? The future of the Korean peninsula

Short-term, long-term, peaceful or not: Korean Peninsula observers consider reunification by absorption likely, complete ‘de-Kimization’

Reunification in our lifetimes? The future of the Korean peninsula
Rob York
Rob York December 10, 2014