April 13, 2024

Leadership

Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

The North’s history of stagnant development

The North’s history of stagnant development

Moving past a model that distrusted foreign ideas may be key to future success

The North’s history of stagnant development
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza November 12, 2014
October: State media treats all as normal as Kim Jong Un ends absence
NK PRO

October: State media treats all as normal as Kim Jong Un ends absence

Pyongyang reinforces image of Kim still fully in power, with his status unquestioned

October: State media treats all as normal as Kim Jong Un ends absence
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi November 10, 2014
Inside North Korea’s ruling Workers Party

Inside North Korea’s ruling Workers Party

WPK may not set policy, but success in the North depends on membership

Inside North Korea’s ruling Workers Party
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham November 10, 2014
Refugee in Laos awaits chance to reach S. Korea

Refugee in Laos awaits chance to reach S. Korea

Defector doesn't discourage visiting the North, even if it makes money for regime

Refugee in Laos awaits chance to reach S. Korea
Rohan Radheya
Rohan Radheya November 5, 2014
Human rights in North Korea: Are they actually improving?

Human rights in North Korea: Are they actually improving?

Experts divided as to whether things improving on the ground in North Korea

Human rights in North Korea: Are they actually improving?
NK News
NK News October 30, 2014
Shinn: South Korea must work toward unification

Shinn: South Korea must work toward unification

Professor feels Park wants to actually unite the two Koreas, rather than peacefully co-exist

Shinn: South Korea must work toward unification
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 29, 2014
Liberation from the present

Liberation from the present

How North Korean children’s literature enculturates a concept of time

Liberation from the present
Peter Moody
Peter Moody October 24, 2014
North Korea’s nuclear weapons: Will it ever use them?

North Korea’s nuclear weapons: Will it ever use them?

Experts on proliferation weigh recent events, possible risks of miscalculation

North Korea’s nuclear weapons: Will it ever use them?
Rob York
Rob York October 21, 2014
Preventing violence in a post-Kim North

Preventing violence in a post-Kim North

Forward-thinking needed to assess Pyongyang’s alternative leadership futures

Preventing violence in a post-Kim North
Van Jackson
Van Jackson October 17, 2014
National unification, or national reconciliation?

National unification, or national reconciliation?

Seoul’s favored unification scenario is unrealistic and should be replaced

National unification, or national reconciliation?