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Kim Jong Un: A Decade of Trial and Error
January 20, 2022

Kim Jong Un: A Decade of Trial and Error

By ISOZAKI Atsuhito
The pace of policy turnarounds has been dizzying.

North Korea Will Skip Beijing Winter Olympics 
January 07, 2022

North Korea Will Skip Beijing Winter Olympics 

By Mitch Shin
North Korea decided not to participate in the Beijing Olympics due to “hostile forces” and the pandemic.
North Korea’s ‘Strategic Patience’
January 05, 2022

North Korea’s ‘Strategic Patience’

By Mitch Shin
Recent developments suggest North Korea is adopting its own version of “strategic patience”: ignoring diplomatic outreach until the situation turns in its favor.

Kim Jong Un Decides to Restore Inter-Korean Communication Lines
September 30, 2021

Kim Jong Un Decides to Restore Inter-Korean Communication Lines

By Mitch Shin
The North Korean leader said the inter-Korean hotlines will be restored in early October, but also warned against the arms buildup of South Korea and the U.S.  

North Korea Reiterates Preconditions for Inter-Korean Thaw
September 27, 2021

North Korea Reiterates Preconditions for Inter-Korean Thaw

By Mitch Shin
Kim Yo Jong welcomed Moon’s outreach in his U.N. speech, but made clear that Seoul will have to end its “hostile policies” first.

North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles Off Its East Coast
September 15, 2021

North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles Off Its East Coast

By Mitch Shin
The North’s missile launch came amid a flurry of diplomatic meetings in Seoul and Tokyo. Seoul quickly followed up with its own SLBM test. 

Deterrence vs. Engagement: Striking the Right Balance in North Korea Policy
August 31, 2021

Deterrence vs. Engagement: Striking the Right Balance in North Korea Policy

By Yangmo Ku
The optimal solution to North Korea’s nuclear and missile challenges will require a middle ground between stronger deterrence and maximal engagement.
North Korea in a Nutshell
July 20, 2021

North Korea in a Nutshell

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Kongdan Oh.

Moon’s Last Chance on North Korea
June 15, 2021

Moon’s Last Chance on North Korea

By Mitch Shin
In his final months in office, South Korean President Moon Jae-in has few options for pursuing better relations with the North.

North Korea’s Isolation Is Deepening
June 07, 2021

North Korea’s Isolation Is Deepening

By Daminov Ildar
The last year has seen North Korea seal itself off even more tightly from the world. That could be dangerous.

North Korea Says It Won’t Participate in Tokyo Olympics
April 06, 2021

North Korea Says It Won’t Participate in Tokyo Olympics

By Kim Tong-Hyung
Pyongyang cited concerns over COVID-19 for its decision. Its absence from the Games further dims hope of a diplomatic breakthrough.
Strengthening Southeast Asia-North Korea Engagement in the Post-COVID-19 Era
March 26, 2021

Strengthening Southeast Asia-North Korea Engagement in the Post-COVID-19 Era

By Shawn Ho and Jeeyoon Chung
Southeast Asian states and NGOs can play a significant role in engaging North Korea via humanitarian assistance programs.

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