Spring 2020


Diplomacy Among Comrades: North Korea's Relations with the Eastern European "Fraternal Countries," 1960-1964, in the Context of the Sino-Soviet Split

Natalia Matveeva

Between Economic Reform and Support of an "Independent National Economy": Special Economic Zones in North Korea

Théo Clément

Understanding the "Socialist Tourism" of North Korea Under Kim Jong Un: An Analysis of North Korean Discourse

Dean J. Ouellette

Trump's "Madman" Game in North Korea and the Pakistan Model

Jalel Ben Haj Rehaiem

Commentary Essays

Trump and Kim Jung Un: Climbing the Diplomatic Ladder

Leif-Eric Easley

The Unresolved Korean Border, the Polarized Meta-Nation  and the North Korean Problem

Valérie Gelézeau

How Economic Sanctions Discourage the Prospect of Reunification of the Korean Peninsula (and What Might Help)

Surachanee Sriyai

Book Review

Call for Papers and Style Guide

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