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Mission accomplished! Newly obtained evidence, including satellite photos taken in recent weeks, indicates that work is underway on at least one and possibly two liquid-fueled ICBMs at a large research facility in Sanumdong, on the outskirts of Pyongyang, according to the officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe classified intelligence. And: The […]
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Notes on North Korea

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In General
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On April 27, 2018
There’s no doubt that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in qualifies as historic. At the same time, it’s really too soon to say if this marks a genuine turning point or will go down as yet another false start in the DPRK-ROK relationship. What’s going on? I would […]

World Cup Labor

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On November 8, 2014

That Qatar World Cup is really setting a new standard for labor rights: Thousands of migrant labourers from North Korea are toiling for years on construction sites in Qatar for virtually no pay – in

Accidental War?

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In Robert Farley
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On April 8, 2013
My latest feature at the Diplomat expresses some skepticism about the potential for accidental war on the Korean Peninsula: Again, few wars happen by accident; most take place because policymakers want them, even if those policymakers operate with poor or incomplete information about the prospects for success. Given the current balance of capabilities on the […]

For Dennis Rodman

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On February 27, 2013

In honor of Dennis Rodman’s trip to North Korea, I thought a North Korean propaganda cartoon was in order. There’s no subtitles, but like you really need them Among the many problems with

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