May 29, 2022

Leadership

Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

North Korea struggling to provide medicine amid COVID outbreak: Kim Jong Un

North Korea struggling to provide medicine amid COVID outbreak: Kim Jong Un

State media reports 50 dead and over 1.2 million cases since the start of the outbreak this month

North Korea struggling to provide medicine amid COVID outbreak: Kim Jong Un
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 16, 2022
Good troublemakers are the key to fixing democracy in South Korea
KOREA PRO

Good troublemakers are the key to fixing democracy in South Korea

President Yoon may not appreciate that strengthening democratic institutions and norms starts by empowering the people

Good troublemakers are the key to fixing democracy in South Korea
Jae Yeon Kim
Jae Yeon Kim May 16, 2022
Yoon nominates Park Geun-hye’s vice national security adviser as head of NIS

Yoon nominates Park Geun-hye’s vice national security adviser as head of NIS

Kim Kyou-hyun is also a career diplomat with expertise in U.S.-ROK relations

Yoon nominates Park Geun-hye’s vice national security adviser as head of NIS
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 11, 2022
Former DPRK policy envoy to join Yoon administration as vice foreign minister

Former DPRK policy envoy to join Yoon administration as vice foreign minister

Lee Do-hoon played leading diplomatic role under Moon Jae-in, helped broker first-ever U.S-North Korea summit

Former DPRK policy envoy to join Yoon administration as vice foreign minister
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 9, 2022
State media review: North Korea raises alarm about harmful drought
NK PRO

State media review: North Korea raises alarm about harmful drought

An in-depth analysis of efforts to combat agricultural damage, DPRK ties with Southeast Asia and Labor Day celebrations

State media review: North Korea raises alarm about harmful drought
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 5, 2022
Timeline: From Kim’s ominous nuclear warnings to North Korea’s new missiles
NK PRO

Timeline: From Kim’s ominous nuclear warnings to North Korea’s new missiles

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from April 1 - April 30

Timeline: From Kim’s ominous nuclear warnings to North Korea’s new missiles
NK Pro
NK Pro May 3, 2022
North Korea in April 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in April 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from April 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022

North Korea in April 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro May 3, 2022
Kim Jong Un joins more group photos for parade ‘demonstrating national power’

Kim Jong Un joins more group photos for parade ‘demonstrating national power’

North Korean leader calls young people future of Korean socialism at photo session with students and ‘working youth’

Kim Jong Un joins more group photos for parade ‘demonstrating national power’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung May 2, 2022
State media review: North Korea extends celebrations for recent military parade
NK PRO

State media review: North Korea extends celebrations for recent military parade

An in-depth analysis of military parade festivities, Pyongyang fashion tips, and a potentially harmful sandstorm

State media review: North Korea extends celebrations for recent military parade
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung April 30, 2022
Ri Pyong Chol, demoted last year for ‘grave incident,’ returns to power
NK PRO

Ri Pyong Chol, demoted last year for ‘grave incident,’ returns to power

Top official’s restoration gives Kim Jong Un two right-hand military men again, pointing to more weapons tests in future

Ri Pyong Chol, demoted last year for ‘grave incident,’ returns to power
Martin Weiser
Martin Weiser April 29, 2022