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Closing Kaesong: South Korea Withdraws from Joint Industrial Park
February 11, 2016

Closing Kaesong: South Korea Withdraws from Joint Industrial Park

By Catherine Putz
The decision comes in response to Pyongyang's recent nuclear test and satellite launch.
The Other Side of Corruption in North Korea
February 10, 2016

The Other Side of Corruption in North Korea

By Jonathan Corrado
It could be argued that more pervasive corruption is leading to new freedoms.

North Korea's Nuclear Test, Satellite Launch, and Byungjin
February 10, 2016

North Korea's Nuclear Test, Satellite Launch, and Byungjin

By Ankit Panda
Is North Korea's recent spate of provocation leading up to a pivot toward economic reform?

South Korea’s Bluff on Pyongyang’s Rocket Launch
February 08, 2016

South Korea’s Bluff on Pyongyang’s Rocket Launch

By John Power
South Korea threatened to shoot down North Korea's projectile, despite apparently lacking the capability to do so.

Report: North Korea Has World's Worst Corruption
January 29, 2016

Report: North Korea Has World's Worst Corruption

By John Power
North Korea tied for the worst score in Transparency International's report, but South Korea has its issues as well.
Reality Check on North Korean Sanctions
January 23, 2016

Reality Check on North Korean Sanctions

By 38 North / Joseph DeThomas
The costs of regime-threatening sanctions on North Korea might outweigh the benefits.

South Korea: A 'Flawed Democracy'?
January 22, 2016

South Korea: A 'Flawed Democracy'?

By John Power
A report from the Economist Intelligence Unit declares that South Korea is no longer a full democracy.
Bringing North Korea Into Line
January 17, 2016

Bringing North Korea Into Line

By David A. Welch
What might make Kim Jong-un want to give up nuclear weapons?

North Korean Defectors to South Hit 13-Year Low
January 15, 2016

North Korean Defectors to South Hit 13-Year Low

By John Power
The number of North Korean defectors reaching the South has declined severely since Kim Jong-un took power.

North Korea Tests a Submerged-Launch Ballistic Missile, Take 3
January 14, 2016

North Korea Tests a Submerged-Launch Ballistic Missile, Take 3

By 38 North / John Schilling
The footage of North Korea's latest SLBM test shows the country still has a long way to go to develop this system.

Where China and the United States Disagree on North Korea
January 09, 2016

Where China and the United States Disagree on North Korea

By Scott A. Snyder
The recent nuclear test has exposed a deep Sino-U.S. gap over North Korea.
How We Know North Korea Didn't Actually Detonate a Hydrogen Bomb
January 08, 2016

How We Know North Korea Didn't Actually Detonate a Hydrogen Bomb

By John Power
A look at the evidence nuclear weapons experts used to analyze North Korea's nuclear test.

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