What Happened to North Korea's Defense Minister?
May 15, 2015
What Happened to North Korea's Defense Minister?
South Korea's NIS allegedly told lawmakers Hyon Yong-chol was executed via anti-aircraft gun.
What Happened to North Korea's Defense Minister?
Assessing the North Korea Nuclear Threat
May 01, 2015
Assessing the North Korea Nuclear Threat
The only thing worse than living with a nuclear North Korea is trying to disarm it through force.
Assessing the North Korea Nuclear Threat
North Korea's Kim Jong-un Cancels Trip to Russia
April 30, 2015
North Korea's Kim Jong-un Cancels Trip to Russia
Citing "internal affairs," Kim has withdrawn from a planned trip to Russia, the Kremlin said.
North Korea's Kim Jong-un Cancels Trip to Russia
Chinese Experts Sound Alarms on North Korea’s Nuclear Program
April 23, 2015
Chinese Experts Sound Alarms on North Korea’s Nuclear Program
Chinese nuclear experts think that the nuclear threat posed by North Korea is much greater than previously thought.
Chinese Experts Sound Alarms on North Korea’s Nuclear Program
Can Capitalism Take Off in North Korea?
April 14, 2015
Can Capitalism Take Off in North Korea?
Flirtations with capitalism need to overcome a rigid ideology.
Can Capitalism Take Off in North Korea?
No, China Isn't Abandoning North Korea
March 27, 2015
No, China Isn't Abandoning North Korea
The idea that Beijing will abandon North Korea remains wishful thinking.
No, China Isn't Abandoning North Korea
North Korea’s March to Nuclear Relevance
March 23, 2015
North Korea’s March to Nuclear Relevance
With North Korea’s growing nuclear threat, the tired policy of “strategic patience” needs to be put to bed.
North Korea’s March to Nuclear Relevance
North Korea's Nuclear Future: A Conversation With Joel Wit
February 26, 2015
North Korea's Nuclear Future: A Conversation With Joel Wit
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Shannon Tiezzi discuss North Korea's nuclear weapons program with Joel Wit.
North Korea's Nuclear Future: A Conversation With Joel Wit
What China and North Korea Really Think of Each Other
February 23, 2015
What China and North Korea Really Think of Each Other
Though often depicted as inseparable allies, in truth China-North Korea relations are on shaky ground.
What China and North Korea Really Think of Each Other
Moscow and Pyongyang: From Disdain to Partnership?
February 18, 2015
Moscow and Pyongyang: From Disdain to Partnership?
Russian-North Korean relations have been on a roll during the past year, but may soon encounter roadblocks.
Moscow and Pyongyang: From Disdain to Partnership?
What Does North Korea’s Latest Missile Test Tell Us?
February 11, 2015
What Does North Korea’s Latest Missile Test Tell Us?
Some say it could be a sign of Pyongyang’s growing capabilities.
What Does North Korea’s Latest Missile Test Tell Us?
Kim Jong-un Executes Senior KPA General
February 06, 2015
Kim Jong-un Executes Senior KPA General
General Pyon In-son, the head of operations of the KPA, was executed, reportedly for disagreeing with Kim Jong-un.
Kim Jong-un Executes Senior KPA General
The Sources of North Korean Conduct
February 01, 2015
The Sources of North Korean Conduct
We can be incensed by North Korean bellicosity, but we shouldn’t be surprised.
The Sources of North Korean Conduct
It's Official: Kim Jong-un Will Visit Russia in May
January 29, 2015
It's Official: Kim Jong-un Will Visit Russia in May
A Russian presidential spokesperson has confirmed that Kim Jong-un will travel to Moscow in May 2015.
It's Official: Kim Jong-un Will Visit Russia in May
Don't Expect Too Much From Inter-Korean Diplomacy
January 24, 2015
Don't Expect Too Much From Inter-Korean Diplomacy
Seoul cannot agree to Pyongyang's terms without backing from the U.S. -- and that's unlikely to happen.
Don't Expect Too Much From Inter-Korean Diplomacy
Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un Might Meet – in Russia
January 23, 2015
Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un Might Meet – in Russia
Early signs indicate that the Chinese and North Korean leaders will both visit Moscow in May.
Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un Might Meet – in Russia
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