January 04, 2020
How North Korea Uses ‘Students’ and ‘Trainees’ Overseas to Bypass UN Sanctions
By Tae-jun Kang
A deadline for recalling North Korean workers has passed, but some have stayed or returned abroad by simply changing their visa type.
November 21, 2019
The Trouble With Resuming Mount Kumgang Tourism
By Saeme Kim
Pyongyang’s move to demolish South Korean facilities has Seoul in a bind, but jumping to restart cooperation would be unwise.
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.
September 01, 2019
How North Korea Skirts Sanctions at Sea
By Cameron Trainer
As sanctions tighten, North Korea’s efforts at evasion intensify.
June 19, 2019
Russia, China Block UN From Saying North Korea Violated Sanctions
By Edith M. Lederer
Moscow and Beijing blocked a U.S. request to declare that North Korea violated the cap on imports of refined petroleum.
April 26, 2019
Takeaways From the Long-Awaited Russia-North Korea Summit
By Anna Kireeva and Liudmila Zakharova
Russia is moving to assert its diplomatic, strategic, and economic interests on the Korean Peninsula.
February 25, 2019
How to Handle Sanctions Relief With North Korea
By Troy Stangarone
When Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un in Vietnam should he give North Korea what it wants – sanctions relief?
November 13, 2018
China, Russia, and US Sanctions on North Korea
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insight from Sharyl Cross.
August 31, 2018
North Korea's 'Artistic' Way of Making Foreign Money: Art Sales
By Tae-jun Kang
Amid international sanctions, selling North Korean art is a creative way to bring in foreign currency.
August 07, 2018
Naval Cooperation Highlights Japan-UK 'Global Security Partnership'
By Daniel Hurst
A British warship is helping conduct surveillance designed to enforce UN sanctions on North Korea.
July 19, 2018
When Will Kim Jong Un Meet Vladimir Putin?
By Ankit Panda
Russia's ambassador to North Korea suggests that a summit is upcoming.