October 30, 2019
Uganda: North Korea’s African Ally
By R. Maxwell Bone
A decades-long relationship continues to flourish, despite increasing pressure from UN sanctions.
July 30, 2019
North Korea: The Game Has Not Changed
By Denny Roy
For all the diplomatic milestones of 2018, North Korea’s behavior in 2019 looks awfully familiar.
June 21, 2019
Can South Korea Remain Relevant to Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula?
By Tae-jun Kang
Xi's trip to North Korea raises concerns that China will take a larger role in negotiations, and sideline Seoul in the process.
April 16, 2019
South Korean President Moon Calls for 4th Summit With Kim Jong Un
By Kim Tong-hyung
Moon responds to Kim Jong Un's latest remarks by offering another inter-Korean summit.
February 23, 2019
North Korea: Getting Japan a Seat at the Table
By Luke Patey
Japan’s absence from diplomacy on North Korea is undermining efforts to bring about a lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
January 01, 2019
North Korea: No Closer to Denuclearization
By Ankit Panda
A year of historic diplomacy reduced tensions on the Korean Peninsula, but denuclearization remains a distant dream.
August 01, 2018
North Korea: A Hermit No More
By Aidan Foster-Carter
In a striking U-turn, Kim Jong Un has shifted from bellicosity to diplomacy.
July 21, 2018
All Politics Is Local in North Korea, Too
By Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein
Domestic politics are a more natural explanations for Pyongyang's political moves, like the recently announced amnesty.
June 08, 2018
With North Korea, Let’s Not Forget the Big Picture
By Gi-Wook Shin and Joyce Lee
Beyond denuclearization, making North Korea a 'normal state' should be the end goal.
June 02, 2018
If Not North Korea, Who Will Be Japan’s Chief Antagonist?
By Erik Isaksson
North Korea has long played the enemy for Japanese domestic political purposes. If peace comes, that will have to change.
May 25, 2018
Trump Cancels the June 12 Summit With Kim Jong Un: What Now?
By Ankit Panda
With the June 12 summit in Singapore cancelled, what lies ahead for the Korean Peninsula?
May 16, 2018
Trump-Kim Meeting Is Set. What Now For Japan?
By Yuki Tatsumi
Japan's singular focus on the abductee issue is marginalizing Tokyo in the current round of North Korea diplomacy.