June 26, 2019
North Korea’s Missing Dead
By Sarah A. Son and Markus Bell
In North Korea, the remains of the executed are not returned to families, leaving no chance for post-death rituals.
April 01, 2019
The US and North Korea: Lessons From Hanoi
By Olivia Enos
The mistakes that led to the failed Trump-Kim summit provide useful insights for future diplomacy.
March 27, 2019
Who Was Behind the Raid on North Korea’s Spanish Embassy?
By Kim Tong-hyung and Hyung-jin Kim
A look at Cheollima Civil Defense, the group allegedly behind the February incident in Madrid.
March 19, 2019
Japan Takes Small Step Toward Diplomacy With North Korea
By Daniel Hurst
By stepping back from an annual UN resolution on North Korean human rights, Tokyo is sending a signal to Pyongyang.
December 22, 2018
Japan Wants Human Rights Back on the North Korea Agenda
By Daniel Hurst
A government-organized symposium focused on human rights, including the abductee issue, rather than nuclear weapons.
June 02, 2018
Don’t Forget: North Korea Is a Country, Too
By Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein
North Korea is more than its negotiators and official statements on the state news agency.
May 19, 2018
What Do North Korean Defectors Think of the Recent Peninsula Diplomacy?
By Clint Work
Getting a sense of what an under-represented constituency might think of the North Korean overtures.
February 06, 2018
North Korea Human Rights, 4 Years After the UN Inquiry
By Benedict Rogers
In the past decade, the people of North Korea have changed, but the nature of the regime certainly hasn’t.
December 02, 2017
The Strongest Weapon Against Kim Jong-un: 'Nose Cards'
By Jongkyun Mok and Hwan Kang
Former North Korean diplomat Thae Yong-ho reveals how outside cultural influence works against the Kim regime.
November 17, 2017
The Case for Restoring Australia-North Korea Relations
By Tom Corben
Growing military tensions and an ambitious human rights agenda require a cost-benefit recalibration from Canberra.
June 27, 2017
Should North and South Korea Co-Host the 2018 Winter Olympics?
By Troy Stangarone
What to make of South Korea's idea to shift some Olympic events to North Korea's Masikryong ski resort?
March 04, 2017
Kim Jong-nam's Assassination Is a Wake-Up Call to the World
By Jose Ramos-Horta and Benedict Rogers
"The North Korean regime is not simply a pariah to be ridiculed, but a dangerous threat to the world."