Kim Jong-Un's Money Manager Defects to Russia
August 30, 2014
Kim Jong-Un's Money Manager Defects to Russia
The defection represents a serious breach that could reveal the regime's closely held secrets.
Kim Jong-Un's Money Manager Defects to Russia
Forgetting the Lessons of the Asian Financial Crisis
August 29, 2014
Forgetting the Lessons of the Asian Financial Crisis
The disgraced former head of Daewoo Group is trying to rewrite the history of the Asian Financial Crisis.
Forgetting the Lessons of the Asian Financial Crisis
Is North Korea’s Summer of Hostility Winding Down?
August 28, 2014
Is North Korea’s Summer of Hostility Winding Down?
As joint US-ROK military drills close, now is the time to gauge Pyongyang’s appetite for dialogue.
Is North Korea’s Summer of Hostility Winding Down?
 Golf and Lightning: The Odd Realm of North Korean Sport
August 28, 2014
Golf and Lightning: The Odd Realm of North Korean Sport
North Korea appears to be devoting increased attention and resources to sport.
Golf and Lightning: The Odd Realm of North Korean Sport
After Ferguson, North Korea Slams ‘Serious Racial Discrimination in the US’
August 28, 2014
After Ferguson, North Korea Slams ‘Serious Racial Discrimination in the US’
North Korea uses Ferguson to argue that the U.S. has no standing to criticize Pyongyang over human rights.
After Ferguson, North Korea Slams ‘Serious Racial Discrimination in the US’
North Korea (Gradually) Warms Up to Coffee
August 26, 2014
North Korea (Gradually) Warms Up to Coffee
Unlike in South Korea, North Koreans are not big on coffee. However, that is slowly changing.
North Korea (Gradually) Warms Up to Coffee
South Korean Steel and the Trans-Pacific Tariff War
August 24, 2014
South Korean Steel and the Trans-Pacific Tariff War
America's tariffs against South Korean steel are indicative are larger problems plaguing Asia's economies.
South Korean Steel and the Trans-Pacific Tariff War
North Korea's Grave Robbing Problem
August 22, 2014
North Korea's Grave Robbing Problem
North Korean defectors reveal that grave robbing has become a profitable enterprise in the Hermit Kingdom.
North Korea's Grave Robbing Problem
South Korea’s Own History Problem
August 21, 2014
South Korea’s Own History Problem
Amidst East Asia’s conflicts over history, Korea continues to grapple with a dark past of its own.
South Korea’s Own History Problem
South Korea's Eurasia Ambitions
August 20, 2014
South Korea's Eurasia Ambitions
The Park Geun-hye administration is using inter-Korean relations to bolster its larger regional strategy.
South Korea's Eurasia Ambitions
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
August 19, 2014
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
On his last day in South Korea, the pope greeted Korean "comfort women."
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
August 18, 2014
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
The Obama Administration’s policy of 'strategic patience' is wearing thin.
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
August 17, 2014
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
South Korea’s aggressive fiscal and monetary policies of the last few months have failed to cure its economic woes.
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
August 15, 2014
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
In response to a UN report this spring, North Korea will publish its own report on human rights in the DPRK
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
August 15, 2014
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
Pope Francis' offer for North Korean citizens to attend a peace and reconciliation mass was turned down.
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
Wi-Fi Access Sparks Housing Boom in Pyongyang
August 14, 2014
Wi-Fi Access Sparks Housing Boom in Pyongyang
In North Korea's capital, citizens are buying up real estate near foreign embassies to access their Wi-Fi service.
Wi-Fi Access Sparks Housing Boom in Pyongyang
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