Menu
Account
North Korea's Choice for the Next South Korean President
January 20, 2017
North Korea's Choice for the Next South Korean President
Anyone but Ban Ki-moon, apparently.
North Korea's Choice for the Next South Korean President
North Korean Defectors: Floods More Damaging Than the World Thinks
November 04, 2016
North Korean Defectors: Floods More Damaging Than the World Thinks
North Korean defectors believe official figures far underreport the scale of the disaster.
North Korean Defectors: Floods More Damaging Than the World Thinks
North Korean Defectors and Propaganda Theater
April 22, 2016
North Korean Defectors and Propaganda Theater
The North and South Korean governments race to spin a rare mass defection to their own advantage.
North Korean Defectors and Propaganda Theater
We Didn’t Provoke North Korea
August 30, 2015
We Didn’t Provoke North Korea
Why suggestions to cease “provocative” acts are misguided.
We Didn’t Provoke North Korea
North Korea: A Passion for Propaganda Posters
July 10, 2015
North Korea: A Passion for Propaganda Posters
Willem van der Bijl built an impressive collection of North Korean propaganda posters, until the regime had had enough.
North Korea: A Passion for Propaganda Posters
North Korea Bashes US for Police Killings
May 01, 2015
North Korea Bashes US for Police Killings
A North Korean newspaper uses the recent killing of Walter Scott to slam the US for human rights abuses.
North Korea Bashes US for Police Killings
North Korea Unmasks Spies in Televised Press Conference
March 28, 2015
North Korea Unmasks Spies in Televised Press Conference
The press conference is part of North Korea's strategy to paint the outside world as a frightening place.
North Korea Unmasks Spies in Televised Press Conference
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief