February 21, 2024

Leadership

Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda

Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda

Contrary to propaganda and state-approved churches, Christians are treated as an ideological threat to regime

Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim August 6, 2014
Inside the Kim family business: Office 39

Inside the Kim family business: Office 39

Experts believe North Korea’s infamous “slush fund” could be moving away from illicit dealings

Inside the Kim family business: Office 39
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 29, 2014
Life in a N. Korean town since the ‘90s famine

Life in a N. Korean town since the ‘90s famine

As national economy evolved, so did industry and social life in the smaller townships

Life in a N. Korean town since the ‘90s famine
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 28, 2014
Ten Things We Learned from Dr. Andrei Lankov’s Reddit AMA

Ten Things We Learned from Dr. Andrei Lankov’s Reddit AMA

Andrei Lankov conducts NK News "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit

Ten Things We Learned from Dr. Andrei Lankov’s Reddit AMA
Jennifer Dodgson
Jennifer Dodgson July 25, 2014
Hamisevicz: Two Koreas need sustainable exchanges, not temporary fixes

Hamisevicz: Two Koreas need sustainable exchanges, not temporary fixes

North Korea must do its part in improving itself before finding fault with its neighbors

Hamisevicz: Two Koreas need sustainable exchanges, not temporary fixes
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 22, 2014
N. Korea emphasizes island defense & assault capabilities
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N. Korea emphasizes island defense & assault capabilities

Island warfare key consideration in Pyongyang’s offensive, defensive military strategy

N. Korea emphasizes island defense & assault capabilities
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 14, 2014
Armstrong: North Korea not isolationist, follows self-determination principle

Armstrong: North Korea not isolationist, follows self-determination principle

Scholar compares North to 1980s-era Eastern Europe, says government has become an obstacle to people’s livelihoods

Armstrong: North Korea not isolationist, follows self-determination principle
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 13, 2014
Arms and the man: The importance of being Jon Pyong Ho
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Arms and the man: The importance of being Jon Pyong Ho

More than anyone, ‘Mr. Munitions’ made North Korea a credible threat

Arms and the man: The importance of being Jon Pyong Ho
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter July 10, 2014
Babson: North Korean leadership encouraging foreign investment

Babson: North Korean leadership encouraging foreign investment

Even after Jang purge, polices indicate Pyongyang leadership's pursuit of economic growth

Babson: North Korean leadership encouraging foreign investment
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 9, 2014
N. Korea continues consolidation of power in June
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N. Korea continues consolidation of power in June

Pyongyang shuffles more leadership & military positions, streamlines more agencies

N. Korea continues consolidation of power in June
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 9, 2014