April 09, 2020

Leadership

Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

NK PRO

North Korean ruling party HQ sees more upgrades ahead of major April events

Demolition of possible private medical clinic and new construction follows last year’s renovations at WPK compound

Colin Zwirko April 8, 2020

North Korea, a month in review - NKNews Podcast Ep.122

Caroline Kearney talks us through some of the most important developments in March — and what to expect in April

NK News April 7, 2020
NK PRO

North Korea's upcoming Supreme People's Assembly session: review and prospects

The upcoming parliamentary session will likely address budget issues and personnel shuffles, among others

Rachel Minyoung Lee April 6, 2020

Shifting sands: hints of a diminished role for long-time technocrat O Su Yong

Veteran economic policymaker may have been demoted from ruling party Central Committee, analysis suggests

Martin Weiser April 6, 2020
NK PRO

Timeline: from North Korea coronavirus fears to a new bout of missile testing

NK Pro timeline charts key events from March 1 - March 31

NK Pro April 1, 2020

In her own write: Kim Yo Jong makes her mark

Kim Jong Un’s sister is now issuing her own commentaries in DPRK media. Is she being groomed as a potential successor?

Aidan Foster-Carter March 31, 2020

North Korea raises prospect of “payback” on U.S. after Pompeo sanctions remarks

New MFA director for dialogue with U.S. says Secretary of State revealed "scheme" to buy time through Kim-Trump talks

Colin Zwirko March 30, 2020
NK PRO

North Korea's Cabinet Premier Kim Jae Ryong: his first year and what's next

Kim has continued his predecessor’s reform legacy, but this may change as the DPRK pushes for greater regulation

Rachel Minyoung Lee March 30, 2020

North Korean media warns citizens against "uncivilized" acts in public places

DPRK leadership increasingly concerned with elite corruption, infiltration of foreign culture, analyst says

Jeongmin Kim March 30, 2020

North Korea stresses deployment goals in missile test led by defense officials

Kim Jong Un absent from coverage as Academy of Defense Science appeals to fulfill "major weapon production plans"

Colin Zwirko March 29, 2020
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