Reports

News and analysis on events unfolding in North Korea.

Thursday 2nd March, 2017
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In Part 1 of this analysis, it was established that neither the National Defence Commission nor the Renaissance General Bureau could have killed Kim Jong Nam. Could it have been the Operations Depart...

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Friday 28th September, 2012
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The power of North Korea’s National Defence Commision has been increasing since the beginning of the Kim Jong-un regime, according to our correspondents. With the establishment and rise to promi...

Tuesday 25th September, 2012
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Kim Jong-il was crazy about the American film Titanic (1997). The movie so obsessed him that he ordered Central Party Committee officials to attend a showing of the film: this was the first time in No...

Thursday 30th August, 2012
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North Korea’s isolation kept the regime stable, but now information is flowing in and out The dictatorship of Kim Jong-il has passed onto Kim Jong-un. But it is not likely to survive to a fourth...

Thursday 2nd August, 2012
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An ex-North Korean Propaganda Officer comments on the reactions of South Koreans at the death of Kim Jong-il. Soon after Kim Jong-il’s death, university students in South Korea initiated a natio...