Early, but looks as if the Norks may have just “expended some fissile material.” Jeffrey Lewis thinks maybe 10kt (probably bigger than either of the previous two tests), but obviously it
Two days ago, David Axe posted a short piece on the Diplomat blog reporting that a US general had indicated that US and ROK special forces could be operating in North Korea. All hell proceeded to brea
North Korean television reports that Kim Jong Il has died. No RIP on this one. North Korean national website has no info. Hard even to conceive of the potential implications at this point; it’ll
This sucks: An estimated 200 North Korean nationals are in Libya and previously worked as doctors, nurses and construction workers, according to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency. They had been
I’ve written a summary of the Patterson School’s Spring Crisis Simulation (this year focusing on the Korean Peninsula) over at ID. Check it out.
A boat with 31 North Korea citizens drifted into South Korea waters and was picked up. North Korea being the kind of place that people sometimes don’t like going back to, four are trying to st
One of the more interesting cables revealed by Wikileaks involved a meeting between Russian and US diplomats that touched on the question of Iran-North Korea collaboration. One of the key charges made
My latest column at WPR involves Wikileaks and North Korea: Of course, the collapse of North Korea would require intense negotiations between all of the major regional actors, including Japan, Russia,