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Leadership

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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?
Putting the fragrance in the flower

Putting the fragrance in the flower

How the cult of personality permeates North Korean pop

Putting the fragrance in the flower
Peter Moody
Peter Moody October 13, 2014
Kim Jong Un still a no-show, but coup unlikely

Kim Jong Un still a no-show, but coup unlikely

N. Korean leader’s absence continues, but signs point to Kim remaining in power

Kim Jong Un still a no-show, but coup unlikely
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi October 10, 2014
Childhood dreams, education and loyalty in North Korea

Childhood dreams, education and loyalty in North Korea

Visual/text project on North Korea analyzes media excerpts captured on instant film

Childhood dreams, education and loyalty in North Korea
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza October 9, 2014
As the economy grows, N. Korea grows more defiant

As the economy grows, N. Korea grows more defiant

Signs on the ground indicate increased wealth, making need for foreign assistance less urgent

As the economy grows, N. Korea grows more defiant
Inside China – North Korea Relations: what the experts think

Inside China – North Korea Relations: what the experts think

Chinese, Korean and Russian experts discuss Beijing's past, present and future relations with Pyongyang

Inside China – North Korea Relations: what the experts think
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 7, 2014
South Korean observers speculate on North Korea’s sudden visit

South Korean observers speculate on North Korea’s sudden visit

Central to debate is Kim Jong Un’s absence and rumors of regime problems

South Korean observers speculate on North Korea’s sudden visit
Doyun Kim
Doyun Kim October 6, 2014
The North Korean bureaucracy is here to stay

The North Korean bureaucracy is here to stay

Former communist states, post-liberation South Korea show difficulty of replacing experienced public servants

The North Korean bureaucracy is here to stay
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov October 6, 2014
Enter the troika! Northern visit gives peace a sporting chance
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Enter the troika! Northern visit gives peace a sporting chance

A sudden day-trip to Incheon raises hopes of better inter-Korean relations

Enter the troika! Northern visit gives peace a sporting chance
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter October 4, 2014
Inside North Korea’s Central Committee

Inside North Korea’s Central Committee

Not listed officially, the high-ranking party clique looms large in communist system

Inside North Korea’s Central Committee
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 29, 2014