November 12, 2021
Agent Chrysanthemum: North Korean Spy Indicted for Coercing Defectors to Return ‘Home’
By Jason Bartlett
Coercing, and even abducting, defectors is a common tactic for authoritarian regimes to discourage defection.
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.
August 30, 2014
Kim Jong-Un's Money Manager Defects to Russia
By Ankit Panda
The defection represents a serious breach that could reveal the regime's closely held secrets.