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Information related to North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs

Regime survival is primary goal – Moon Chung-in interview part 2

Regime survival is primary goal – Moon Chung-in interview part 2

North Korea's nuclear program, diplomacy and domestic affairs are all driven by one goal - regime survival

Regime survival is primary goal – Moon Chung-in interview part 2
Subin Kim
Subin Kim May 30, 2013
Back to Six-party talks: The diplomatic soap opera continues

Back to Six-party talks: The diplomatic soap opera continues

"There is no doubt North Korea’s decision to re-enter the long scorned Six-party talks was related to China"

Back to Six-party talks: The diplomatic soap opera continues
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 27, 2013
North Korean society: Two classes, too little reason to resist

North Korean society: Two classes, too little reason to resist

Defector uses freedom to raise awareness of, dispel misconceptions about the North’s people

North Korean society: Two classes, too little reason to resist
Dominica Lim
Dominica Lim May 21, 2013
A Short History of Nuclear Folly: Focus North Korea

A Short History of Nuclear Folly: Focus North Korea

“Is a country like North Korea treating nuclear technology as responsibly as the superpowers during the Cold War? I would have serious doubts about that"

A Short History of Nuclear Folly: Focus North Korea
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich May 18, 2013
Do Sang Rok – The father of North Korea’s nuclear weapon program?

Do Sang Rok – The father of North Korea’s nuclear weapon program?

Accounts suggest that Pyongyang acquired scientists for developing nuclear program decades before publicly acknowledging it

Do Sang Rok – The father of North Korea’s nuclear weapon program?
Bill Streifer
Bill Streifer May 16, 2013
Development in North Korea: Prolonging an Authoritarian Regime?

Development in North Korea: Prolonging an Authoritarian Regime?

UN representative says politics and distrust dismantled development initiatives in the DPRK

Development in North Korea: Prolonging an Authoritarian Regime?
Matthew McGrath April 30, 2013
Why Seoul Must Meet Force With Force

Why Seoul Must Meet Force With Force

If Seoul fails to respond forcefully to any military action, then this is only likely to lead to further destabilizing behavior from Pyongyang

Why Seoul Must Meet Force With Force
NK News
NK News April 17, 2013
Andrei Lankov on North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Diplomacy

Andrei Lankov on North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Diplomacy

"Due to nuclear weapons, North Korea need not worry about attacks from other countries, including the U.S."

Andrei Lankov on North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Diplomacy
Subin Kim
Subin Kim April 10, 2013
What To Make Of Pyongyang’s Recent Political meetings?

What To Make Of Pyongyang’s Recent Political meetings?

Reading Tea Leaves: The Central Committee and Plenum and the Supreme People’s Assembly

What To Make Of Pyongyang’s Recent Political meetings?
NK News
NK News April 5, 2013
Western Papers Discuss War, North Korean Papers Discuss Economy

Western Papers Discuss War, North Korean Papers Discuss Economy

In North Korea, four out of five front page articles in the country's main paper are about the economy

Western Papers Discuss War, North Korean Papers Discuss Economy
James Pearson
James Pearson April 5, 2013