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Who Was Behind the Raid on North Korea’s Spanish Embassy?
March 27, 2019
Who Was Behind the Raid on North Korea’s Spanish Embassy?
A look at Cheollima Civil Defense, the group allegedly behind the February incident in Madrid.
Who Was Behind the Raid on North Korea’s Spanish Embassy?
Japan Takes Small Step Toward Diplomacy With North Korea
March 19, 2019
Japan Takes Small Step Toward Diplomacy With North Korea
By stepping back from an annual UN resolution on North Korean human rights, Tokyo is sending a signal to Pyongyang.
Japan Takes Small Step Toward Diplomacy With North Korea
Japan Wants Human Rights Back on the North Korea Agenda
December 22, 2018
Japan Wants Human Rights Back on the North Korea Agenda
A government-organized symposium focused on human rights, including the abductee issue, rather than nuclear weapons.
Japan Wants Human Rights Back on the North Korea Agenda
Don’t Forget: North Korea Is a Country, Too
June 02, 2018
Don’t Forget: North Korea Is a Country, Too
North Korea is more than its negotiators and official statements on the state news agency.
Don’t Forget: North Korea Is a Country, Too
What Do North Korean Defectors Think of the Recent Peninsula Diplomacy?
May 19, 2018
What Do North Korean Defectors Think of the Recent Peninsula Diplomacy?
Getting a sense of what an under-represented constituency might think of the North Korean overtures.
What Do North Korean Defectors Think of the Recent Peninsula Diplomacy?
North Korea Human Rights, 4 Years After the UN Inquiry
February 06, 2018
North Korea Human Rights, 4 Years After the UN Inquiry
In the past decade, the people of North Korea have changed, but the nature of the regime certainly hasn’t.
North Korea Human Rights, 4 Years After the UN Inquiry
The Strongest Weapon Against Kim Jong-un: 'Nose Cards'
December 02, 2017
The Strongest Weapon Against Kim Jong-un: 'Nose Cards'
Former North Korean diplomat Thae Yong-ho reveals how outside cultural influence works against the Kim regime.
The Strongest Weapon Against Kim Jong-un: 'Nose Cards'
The Case for Restoring Australia-North Korea Relations
November 17, 2017
The Case for Restoring Australia-North Korea Relations
Growing military tensions and an ambitious human rights agenda require a cost-benefit recalibration from Canberra.
The Case for Restoring Australia-North Korea Relations
Should North and South Korea Co-Host the 2018 Winter Olympics?
June 27, 2017
Should North and South Korea Co-Host the 2018 Winter Olympics?
What to make of South Korea's idea to shift some Olympic events to North Korea's Masikryong ski resort?
Should North and South Korea Co-Host the 2018 Winter Olympics?
Kim Jong-nam's Assassination Is a Wake-Up Call to the World
March 04, 2017
Kim Jong-nam's Assassination Is a Wake-Up Call to the World
"The North Korean regime is not simply a pariah to be ridiculed, but a dangerous threat to the world."
Kim Jong-nam's Assassination Is a Wake-Up Call to the World
North Korea: A Modern-Day Slave State
March 03, 2017
North Korea: A Modern-Day Slave State
Kim Jong-un's tyranny has led to untold abuses against North Koreans. It's time for the world to hold him to account.
North Korea: A Modern-Day Slave State
Former North Korea Diplomat Begins New Life as Regime Critic 
December 23, 2016
Former North Korea Diplomat Begins New Life as Regime Critic 
Thae Yong-ho, once one of North Korea's highest-ranking diplomats, pledges to devote his life to reunification.
Former North Korea Diplomat Begins New Life as Regime Critic 
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
December 17, 2016
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
Sanctions don't scare Kim Jong-un. The thought of his own people, educated and awakened, does.
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
UN Again Takes Up North Korea's Human Rights Abuses
December 14, 2016
UN Again Takes Up North Korea's Human Rights Abuses
North Korea's human rights situation is highlighted at the UN Security Council and in a recent UN report.
UN Again Takes Up North Korea's Human Rights Abuses
North Korea's Prison Camps Continue to Cast Dark Shadow 
November 26, 2016
North Korea's Prison Camps Continue to Cast Dark Shadow 
North Korea's notorious prison camps remain a "cornerstone" of state control, according to a new report.
North Korea's Prison Camps Continue to Cast Dark Shadow 
More High-Level North Korean Defectors Jump Ship: Media
October 06, 2016
More High-Level North Korean Defectors Jump Ship: Media
Reports say diplomats and even a teenage math genius are seeking to leave North Korea.
More High-Level North Korean Defectors Jump Ship: Media
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