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The Foolishness of Strategic Decapitation in North Korea
January 10, 2017
The Foolishness of Strategic Decapitation in North Korea
Plans to 'solve' the Korea issue by taking out key leaders are tragically oversimplified.
The Foolishness of Strategic Decapitation in North Korea
Former North Korea Diplomat Begins New Life as Regime Critic 
December 23, 2016
Former North Korea Diplomat Begins New Life as Regime Critic 
Thae Yong-ho, once one of North Korea's highest-ranking diplomats, pledges to devote his life to reunification.
Former North Korea Diplomat Begins New Life as Regime Critic 
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
December 17, 2016
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
Sanctions don't scare Kim Jong-un. The thought of his own people, educated and awakened, does.
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
North Korea Could Be Preparing For Another West Coast Musudan Test
November 03, 2016
North Korea Could Be Preparing For Another West Coast Musudan Test
Pyongyang is likely gearing up for another Musudan test launch -- possibly its ninth this year.
North Korea Could Be Preparing For Another West Coast Musudan Test
Facing the Realities of the North Korean Non-Strategy
October 18, 2016
Facing the Realities of the North Korean Non-Strategy
Sanctions have not and will not stop the North Korean nuclear program. It is time to rethink U.S. strategy.
Facing the Realities of the North Korean Non-Strategy
North Korean ‘Purge’ May Not Be So Serious
October 14, 2016
North Korean ‘Purge’ May Not Be So Serious
Details of a recent 'purge' suggest a temporary demotion rather than permanent removal from power of a senior official.
North Korean ‘Purge’ May Not Be So Serious
Unraveling China-North Korea Relations
September 27, 2016
Unraveling China-North Korea Relations
Two events that elucidate North Korea's relationship with China in the aftermath of the fifth nuclear test.
Unraveling China-North Korea Relations
What Happens If North Korea Collapses?
September 03, 2016
What Happens If North Korea Collapses?
If Kim Jong-un's regime collapses, how will China, the U.S., and South Korea react?
What Happens If North Korea Collapses?
North Korean Executions: Don't Believe Everything You Read
August 31, 2016
North Korean Executions: Don't Believe Everything You Read
Reports of executions and purges -- including the latest rumors -- should be taken with a grain of salt.
North Korean Executions: Don't Believe Everything You Read
North Korea Tests Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile as US-South Korea Exercises Begin
August 24, 2016
North Korea Tests Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile as US-South Korea Exercises Begin
The missile landed in the Sea of Japan and flew 300 kilometers, according to U.S. Strategic Command.
North Korea Tests Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile as US-South Korea Exercises Begin
The One Place in Asia China Would Embrace More US Involvement
August 22, 2016
The One Place in Asia China Would Embrace More US Involvement
Beijing would welcome more engagement between the U.S. and North Korea -- and Washington should consider it.
The One Place in Asia China Would Embrace More US Involvement
North Korean Diplomat’s Defection Raises Questions About Regime’s Control
August 18, 2016
North Korean Diplomat’s Defection Raises Questions About Regime’s Control
Thae Yong-ho, Pyongyang’s deputy ambassador to the U.K. said he is "sick and tired" of the Kim regime.
North Korean Diplomat’s Defection Raises Questions About Regime’s Control
North Korea Says Its Yongbyon Reactor Is Back in Business
August 18, 2016
North Korea Says Its Yongbyon Reactor Is Back in Business
Pyongyang's decision to restart the reactor at Yongbyon isn't a surprise.
North Korea Says Its Yongbyon Reactor Is Back in Business
High Stakes for North Korea’s Olympians
August 12, 2016
High Stakes for North Korea’s Olympians
For North Korean athletes, gold is richly rewarded -- and failure can bring a stint in a labor camp.
High Stakes for North Korea’s Olympians
North Korea's Kim Jong-un Aims for the Moon
August 05, 2016
North Korea's Kim Jong-un Aims for the Moon
North Korea's space agency reveals plans for a lunar mission by 2026.
North Korea's Kim Jong-un Aims for the Moon
A First: North Korean Ballistic Missile Splashes Down in Japanese Waters
August 04, 2016
A First: North Korean Ballistic Missile Splashes Down in Japanese Waters
For the first time ever, a North Korean ballistic missile landed in Japanese waters.
A First: North Korean Ballistic Missile Splashes Down in Japanese Waters
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