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Information related to inter-Korean developments

Inter-Korean trade hits record high in 2014
NK PRO

Inter-Korean trade hits record high in 2014

Analysis of 15 years of data shows huge declines in DPRK trade with countries outside of China

Inter-Korean trade hits record high in 2014
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 28, 2015
THAAD not Seoul’s only option to deter North Korea

THAAD not Seoul’s only option to deter North Korea

Ballistic missile defense system highlights differing priorities between South Korea, regional allies

THAAD not Seoul’s only option to deter North Korea
Kyle Johnson
Kyle Johnson April 27, 2015
N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do

N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do

KPA artillery could be less than 5 km from South Korean island, increasing psychological effect

N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 23, 2015
American soldiers need to leave South Korea

American soldiers need to leave South Korea

Continuing U.S. presence helps Seoul avoid facing reality

American soldiers need to leave South Korea
Craig Urquhart
Craig Urquhart April 22, 2015
Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill

Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill

The Korean People's Air Force drill criticized by South Korea, but could be useful for visualization

Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 21, 2015
Look for angry populist politics after Korean unification

Look for angry populist politics after Korean unification

Expect rising tide of resentment in unified society after initial euphoria wears off

Look for angry populist politics after Korean unification
Peter Ward
Peter Ward April 16, 2015
Kaesong entrepreneurs face overdue wages for N. Korean workers
NK PRO

Kaesong entrepreneurs face overdue wages for N. Korean workers

Kaesong companies distrust ROK government since 2013 dispute: Businessman

Kaesong entrepreneurs face overdue wages for N. Korean workers
Subin Kim
Subin Kim April 16, 2015
2015 Park’s last chance for inter-Korean breakthrough: Expert

2015 Park’s last chance for inter-Korean breakthrough: Expert

Seoul seeks economic revitalization in Pyongyang, North wishes to resolve military matters

2015 Park’s last chance for inter-Korean breakthrough: Expert
Subin Kim
Subin Kim April 14, 2015
‘Songun’ now fading away in North Korea: Expert

‘Songun’ now fading away in North Korea: Expert

Professor argues that Kaesong Industrial Complex matters less now, may be abandoned by Pyongyang

‘Songun’ now fading away in North Korea: Expert
Subin Kim
Subin Kim April 9, 2015
Trains and sums and games: A busy month ahead for North Korea watchers
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Trains and sums and games: A busy month ahead for North Korea watchers

For once, we know what’s hot up North; there’s much to play for

Trains and sums and games: A busy month ahead for North Korea watchers
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter April 8, 2015