Understanding North Korea’s Secret Abduction Project

This week’s episode delves into North Korea’s practice of abducting foreign citizens.

Understanding North Korea’s Secret Abduction Project
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Next on the North Korea podcast at The Diplomat, hosted by Jack Hands: The latest in news and views from the world’s most secretive nation. Every fortnight, we will be interviewing some of the world’s leading Korean analysts gaining a unique insight into the factors which are changing and shaping North Korea.

This week’s guests are Robert Bonyton, author of the new book The Invitation-Only Zone: The True Story of North Korea’s Abduction Project, which looks at the numerous and incredibly audacious abductions North Korea undertook on Japanese citizens in the 70s and 80s. We also talk to Robin Tudge, who has just returned from completing the Pyongyang Marathon.