October 02, 2022

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Why it’s in America’s interest to withdraw troops from Korea – Ep. 251
Podcast

Why it’s in America’s interest to withdraw troops from Korea – Ep. 251

Doug Bandow discusses the limits of US power on the peninsula and why Seoul can effectively defend against North Korea

Why it’s in America’s interest to withdraw troops from Korea – Ep. 251
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News August 30, 2022
Otto Warmbier’s family awards North Korean defector $15,000 to study in US

Otto Warmbier’s family awards North Korean defector $15,000 to study in US

Court previously ruled family should receive seized DPRK assets over son’s death following detention in North Korea

Otto Warmbier’s family awards North Korean defector $15,000 to study in US
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 29, 2022
Rumors swirl that North Korea preparing to allow people to enter country

Rumors swirl that North Korea preparing to allow people to enter country

Six informed sources tell NK News they’ve heard of changes to border controls, though some aid workers remain skeptical

Rumors swirl that North Korea preparing to allow people to enter country
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 25, 2022
Ask a North Korean: How do you buy contraception in North Korea?

Ask a North Korean: How do you buy contraception in North Korea?

The lack of sex education in the country means many have little knowledge about how to prevent pregnancy

Ask a North Korean: How do you buy contraception in North Korea?
Joshua Kim
Joshua Kim August 24, 2022
How the first North Korean to face charges in US triggered a diplomatic standoff

How the first North Korean to face charges in US triggered a diplomatic standoff

O Nam Chol was accused of sexual assault in 1982, forcing DPRK and US to negotiate for first time in decades

How the first North Korean to face charges in US triggered a diplomatic standoff
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot August 22, 2022
Japanese donations likely funded Unification Church projects in North Korea

Japanese donations likely funded Unification Church projects in North Korea

Former Tokyo intelligence officer tells NK News the church built Pyeonghwa Motors factory in Nampho with Japanese money

Japanese donations likely funded Unification Church projects in North Korea
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi August 16, 2022
How North Korea is embracing more entertaining propaganda for the TikTok era

How North Korea is embracing more entertaining propaganda for the TikTok era

Mini documentaries and flashy missile launch videos show Pyongyang can adapt delivery, though messages remain the same

How North Korea is embracing more entertaining propaganda for the TikTok era
Tatiana Gabroussenko
Tatiana Gabroussenko August 12, 2022
China following ‘example of North Korea’ with risky missile launches: Taipei

China following ‘example of North Korea’ with risky missile launches: Taipei

Crisis in Taiwan Strait could aggravate regional security and impede cooperation over DPRK nuclear issue, experts say

China following ‘example of North Korea’ with risky missile launches: Taipei
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 5, 2022
Up close and personal at the Demilitarized Zone – Ep. 247
Podcast

Up close and personal at the Demilitarized Zone – Ep. 247

NK News team members and former military cross Civilian Control Line to get close to North Korea in central border area

Up close and personal at the Demilitarized Zone – Ep. 247
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News August 2, 2022
Ask a North Korean: What are toilets like in the DPRK?

Ask a North Korean: What are toilets like in the DPRK?

Public restrooms and toilet paper are in short supply, while expense of flush toilets results in a porcelain ‘hierarchy’

Ask a North Korean: What are toilets like in the DPRK?
Alek Sigley
Alek Sigley July 29, 2022