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June 18, 2024

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How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea
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How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea

DPRK trade trends point to greater medical need or shifting policies, suggesting Pyongyang would be open to aid

How a surge in medical imports reveals new opportunities to engage North Korea
C. Yoonhee Ryder
C. Yoonhee Ryder | Kee B. Park March 12, 2024
Russian cargo ship returns to North Korean port in sign of arms trade restart
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Russian cargo ship returns to North Korean port in sign of arms trade restart

Shipping operation alleged to provide DPRK weapons for use against Ukraine had appeared to be on pause for a month

Russian cargo ship returns to North Korean port in sign of arms trade restart
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 11, 2024
US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime

US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime

Washington alleges two Chinese nationals used accounts to launder some $100M in virtual assets stolen by DPRK

US court orders forfeiture of 145 crypto accounts tied to North Korea cybercrime
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 8, 2024
North Korea’s ‘draconian’ COVID response exacerbated humanitarian crisis: Report

North Korea’s ‘draconian’ COVID response exacerbated humanitarian crisis: Report

Human Rights Watch says sealing border had ‘devastating consequences,’ while highlighting adverse impact of sanctions

North Korea’s ‘draconian’ COVID response exacerbated humanitarian crisis: Report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 8, 2024
State media review: Kim Jong Un gifts tractors to DPRK’s ‘potato province’
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State media review: Kim Jong Un gifts tractors to DPRK’s ‘potato province’

An in-depth analysis of efforts to boost food production and marriages, ski resort promotions and more

State media review: Kim Jong Un gifts tractors to DPRK’s ‘potato province’
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung March 7, 2024
What the UN’s role in North Korea will look like going forward – Ep. 332
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What the UN’s role in North Korea will look like going forward – Ep. 332

Former UN resident coordinator Frode Mauring discusses dealing with the DPRK during the pandemic and what comes next

What the UN’s role in North Korea will look like going forward – Ep. 332
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News March 6, 2024
Fears of Trump return shake a Washington that has all but forgotten North Korea
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Fears of Trump return shake a Washington that has all but forgotten North Korea

Apathy about DPRK will likely persist if Biden is reelected, but Beltway insiders expect dramatic changes if Trump wins

Fears of Trump return shake a Washington that has all but forgotten North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 6, 2024
North Korea ranks among world’s most repressive nations in global freedom index

North Korea ranks among world’s most repressive nations in global freedom index

Freedom House cites DPRK’s pervasive surveillance and prison camps, placing country with likes of Syria and South Sudan

North Korea ranks among world’s most repressive nations in global freedom index
Lina Park
Lina Park March 4, 2024
North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from February 1, 2024 to February 29, 2024

North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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NK Pro March 1, 2024
Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan
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Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from February 1 to February 29, 2024

Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan
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