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June 20, 2024

Leadership

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One man’s mission to map all of North Korea – Ep. 339
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One man’s mission to map all of North Korea – Ep. 339

Jacob Bogle discusses his work analyzing open-source imagery to decipher what others overlook

One man’s mission to map all of North Korea – Ep. 339
Kim Jong Un leads salvo missile launch in first test of ‘nuclear trigger’ system

Kim Jong Un leads salvo missile launch in first test of ‘nuclear trigger’ system

North Korea blames US-ROK air force drills for raising tensions in report on test of command and control over nukes

Kim Jong Un leads salvo missile launch in first test of ‘nuclear trigger’ system
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 23, 2024
State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun
NK PRO

State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun

An in-depth analysis of Kim Il Sung’s birthday bash, a $2M gift to Chongryon, Bulgaria-DPRK ties and more

State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung April 18, 2024
Kim Jong Un debuts new song praising himself at grand opening of housing project

Kim Jong Un debuts new song praising himself at grand opening of housing project

Bombastic ceremony for 10K-home street in capital comes amid efforts to boost North Korean leader’s personality cult

Kim Jong Un debuts new song praising himself at grand opening of housing project
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 17, 2024
North Korean state media makes first mention of recent ROK election

North Korean state media makes first mention of recent ROK election

Reports on protests against Yoon after ruling party’s ‘crushing defeat’ likely aim to stir up conflict, expert says

North Korean state media makes first mention of recent ROK election
Lina Park
Lina Park | Seung-Yeon Chung April 16, 2024
Kim Jong Un inspects model of Seoul, says military ready for full mobilization

Kim Jong Un inspects model of Seoul, says military ready for full mobilization

North Korean leader warns ‘enemies’ during visit to military university, a day after ROK parliamentary elections

Kim Jong Un inspects model of Seoul, says military ready for full mobilization
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 11, 2024
North Korea’s silence on Trump speaks volumes about its view of the US election
NK PRO

North Korea’s silence on Trump speaks volumes about its view of the US election

State media insists capitalists control the US political system, but regime’s actions betray a desire to resume dialogue

North Korea’s silence on Trump speaks volumes about its view of the US election
Peter Ward
Peter Ward April 9, 2024
Kim Jong Un reveals expansive plans for new apartments and offices in Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un reveals expansive plans for new apartments and offices in Pyongyang

North Korean leader inspects second-stage 10K home project nearing deadline, while showing scale of next stages

Kim Jong Un reveals expansive plans for new apartments and offices in Pyongyang
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 8, 2024
Why North Korea’s news agency deleted hundreds of articles from website

Why North Korea’s news agency deleted hundreds of articles from website

Purge of KCNA content appears aimed at expunging references to unification, South Korea and more

Why North Korea’s news agency deleted hundreds of articles from website
Martin Weiser
Martin Weiser April 5, 2024
In South Korean election, North Korea and its nukes barely move the needle

In South Korean election, North Korea and its nukes barely move the needle

Voters are ignoring inter-Korean issues in favor of economy, while political parties are mirroring the public’s apathy

In South Korean election, North Korea and its nukes barely move the needle
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 5, 2024
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