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The first-ever seizure of a North Korean cargo vessel by U.S. authorities in retaliation for international sanctions violations shows Washington’s determination to return to hard-line enforcement of the Trump administration's "Maximum Pressure" po...

January 13, 2016

By NKR Intern Dwayne Melendez 



The recent alleged H-bomb test by North Korea has sparked yet another round of the usual speculation and incredulousness at the audacity of North Korea’s defiance of international norms.  Hawks discuss the threat posed by North Korea whi...

January 11, 2016













Bom Suk Kim


Researcher, Yonsei Institute for North Korean Studies


Recently, the main diplomatic challenge for South Korean leaders is having to choose between the US and China. In the beginning of 2015, South Korea was stuck in the crossroads of siding with...

July 30, 2015


Cha Jung-mi



Yonsei Institute for North Korean Studies




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