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Successive personality cult
As all our readers are aware, North Korea is frequently described as the world’s only communist monarchy and it is indeed an absolute mona...
20 years after Kim Il-sung's death
Twenty years have passed since the death of the “Sun of the Nation,” the ever victorious iron-willed brilliant commander, the Great Leader...
'I hate officials, but ...'
A long time ago back in the mid-1980s, I had an unusually frank talk with a North Korean. He said, "I hate our officials, but I want to be...
A tale of two agencies
In northern Seoul, not far away from the picturesque peaks of Mt. Bukhan, there is a medium-sized government office. Every weekday morning...
Bomb in Ryongchon?
This spring marks the 10th anniversary of the Ryongchon disaster - the largest and perhaps the most mysterious disaster in the entire Nort...
Racial diatribes of N. Ko
By Andrei Lankov White House Press Secretary Jay Carney recently expressed his outrage at some personal remarks aimed by the North Ko...
No need to worry for Pyongyang
By Andrei Lankov So, North Korea has been warned: it will pay an “unimaginable price” if it dares to conduct a fourth nuc...
Refugees: A change of heart
By Andrei LankovThe Ministry of Unification has published its statistics on the number of North Koreans who defected to the South in 2013....
Story of Ms. Park
Today, dear readers, I would like to introduce you to Ms. Park, a person whom I met recently and who appears to be a very typical North Ko...
The young man in charge
Over the last two years or so, one of the major topics that Pyongyangologists have loved to speculate about is the extent to which Kim Jon...
Ferry probe out of focus
Envoy from Tokyo
Park must learn from King Jeongjo
A dose of resilience
Old habits die hard
President should change first
Age may matter this time
The Gallic heart of Europe
War crimes and punishment
Is parenting being criminalized in US?
Give US firms incentive to not dodge taxes
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