UN Calls for Prosecution of North Korean Leadership
November 20, 2014
UN Calls for Prosecution of North Korean Leadership
For the first time, a UN General Assembly resolution on human rights in North Korea has called for an ICC referral.
UN Calls for Prosecution of North Korean Leadership
North Korean Official Departs for Russia
November 19, 2014
North Korean Official Departs for Russia
Choe Ryong-hae, Kim Jong-un's special envoy to Putin, has left for Russia.
North Korean Official Departs for Russia
Abe and Xi Finally Met: So What?
November 11, 2014
Abe and Xi Finally Met: So What?
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck discuss Asia's most important handshake of 2014, and North Korea's "charm offensive."
Abe and Xi Finally Met: So What?
Is North Korea Really ‘Rattled’ By the U.N. Prison Camp Inquiry?
November 10, 2014
Is North Korea Really ‘Rattled’ By the U.N. Prison Camp Inquiry?
Some analysts believe the U.S. prisoner release shows Pyongyang is worried about an ICC hearing.
Is North Korea Really ‘Rattled’ By the U.N. Prison Camp Inquiry?
Report: Kim Jong-un Executes Another Powerful Aide
October 31, 2014
Report: Kim Jong-un Executes Another Powerful Aide
Kim Kyong Ok of North Korea’s powerful Organization and Guidance Department has reportedly been executed.
Report: Kim Jong-un Executes Another Powerful Aide
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
October 25, 2014
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
The top U.S. military officer in Korea says that Pyongyang can place a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile.
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
October 25, 2014
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
Plus, U.S. and South Korea delay OPCON transfer, PLAN adds a mine countermeasure vessel, and life in North Korea. Weekend links.
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
South Korea Scraps 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
October 24, 2014
South Korea Scraps 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
North Korea had long seen the tower as a tool of psychological warfare.
South Korea Scraps 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
October 23, 2014
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
“The country’s closed" until further notice, a travel agency specializing in North Korea said.
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
North Korea Lashes Out as International Criminal Court Threat Looms
October 22, 2014
North Korea Lashes Out as International Criminal Court Threat Looms
A North Korean diplomat strongly rejected accusations that human rights violations are taking place in North Korea.
North Korea Lashes Out as International Criminal Court Threat Looms
North Korea Says US Trying to ‘Ignite a Nuclear War’
October 19, 2014
North Korea Says US Trying to ‘Ignite a Nuclear War’
North Korea slammed former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s new memoir, and said it is ready for nuclear war.
North Korea Says US Trying to ‘Ignite a Nuclear War’
How Capitalism Conquered North Korea
October 16, 2014
How Capitalism Conquered North Korea
Plus, American maritime strategy, offset strategies, and extended deterrence. Some general interest links.
How Capitalism Conquered North Korea
Kim Jong-un Treated by Foreign Doctor
October 16, 2014
Kim Jong-un Treated by Foreign Doctor
A French doctor was flown into North Korea last month to treat Kim Jong-un for a leg injury.
Kim Jong-un Treated by Foreign Doctor
US Marine Investigated in Killing of Transgender Filipino
October 15, 2014
US Marine Investigated in Killing of Transgender Filipino
Plus, images of the J-10B, North Korea threatens not to return U.S. troop remains, and more. Mid-week links.
US Marine Investigated in Killing of Transgender Filipino
Kim Jong-un's Reappearance Shows North Korea’s New Transparency
October 14, 2014
Kim Jong-un's Reappearance Shows North Korea’s New Transparency
Kim Jong-un's absence and resurfacing provide another example of North Korea becoming more transparent under his rule.
Kim Jong-un's Reappearance Shows North Korea’s New Transparency
Kim Jong-un Remerges Laughing, With a Cane
October 14, 2014
Kim Jong-un Remerges Laughing, With a Cane
Official media reports a recent appearance, yet Kim’s health is still questionable.
Kim Jong-un Remerges Laughing, With a Cane
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