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Information related to inter-Korean developments

North Korea-linked ship leaves South Korean port

North Korea-linked ship leaves South Korean port

The Senyo Maru's visit indicates DPRK occlusion tactics can still work

North Korea-linked ship leaves South Korean port
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 17, 2016
To see South Korea’s future, look to Europe’s refugee crisis

To see South Korea’s future, look to Europe’s refugee crisis

S.Koreans' support for N.Korean immigration will diminish, just as Europeans' has

To see South Korea’s future, look to Europe’s refugee crisis
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 16, 2016
Suspend the U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises for peace

Suspend the U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises for peace

DPRK think tank argues that nuclear deterrent is necessary as long as joint war games are ongoing

Suspend the U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises for peace
Jon Min Dok March 15, 2016
What are the West’s long-term goals for N.Korea?

What are the West’s long-term goals for N.Korea?

If we don’t know what we want – or set realistic goals – we will never get it

What are the West’s long-term goals for N.Korea?
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy March 15, 2016
North Korea: Much more than just bluff and bluster?

North Korea: Much more than just bluff and bluster?

The North’s outlandish nuke threats may be cover for a more limited act of aggression

North Korea: Much more than just bluff and bluster?
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin March 11, 2016
Responding to N.Korea’s fourth nuclear test – and its fifth

Responding to N.Korea’s fourth nuclear test – and its fifth

Time for South Korea to put possession of nuclear arms and leaving the NPT to a vote

Responding to N.Korea’s fourth nuclear test – and its fifth
Cheong Seong-chang
Cheong Seong-chang March 10, 2016
Book on N.Korea’s Jang has implications for S.Korea

Book on N.Korea’s Jang has implications for S.Korea

Jang beat odds to join ruling family, but was ultimately a casualty of internal power contradictons

Book on N.Korea’s Jang has implications for S.Korea
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi March 9, 2016
Peace on Korean Peninsula eluded again

Peace on Korean Peninsula eluded again

We should acknowledge that the two Koreas and the U.S. define 'peace' differently

Peace on Korean Peninsula eluded again
John Lee
John Lee March 2, 2016
A 21-year-old with a will: The life of a ROK ranger at the DMZ

A 21-year-old with a will: The life of a ROK ranger at the DMZ

For the elite rangers at the inter-Korean border, if the mines don't get you the cold will

A 21-year-old with a will: The life of a ROK ranger at the DMZ
JH Ahn
JH Ahn March 1, 2016
Fading sunshine – Is the South Korean left’s view of North Korea changing?

Fading sunshine – Is the South Korean left’s view of North Korea changing?

Pyongyang’s recent actions test the Southern opposition’s commitment to conciliation

Fading sunshine – Is the South Korean left’s view of North Korea changing?
Peter Ward
Peter Ward March 1, 2016