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A Status of North Korea’s Economy

On April 4, 2019, Posted by , In North Korea,South Korea, With Comments Off on A Status of North Korea’s Economy

By Drew Horne Ranked last out of 180 countries in The Heritage Foundation’s 2019 Index of Economic Freedom and with a GDP per capita of a meager $2000, North Korea has one of the world’s poorest economies.[1] Still, North Korea has captured international attention for decades and especially in the…

An Overview of North Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction

On March 23, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports,North Korea,United States, With Comments Off on An Overview of North Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction

Written by Semie Lee North Korean Nuclear Weapons Capabilities The recent breakdown of the US-North Korea summit in Hanoi casts doubt on whether or not the regime ever intends to rid of its nuclear arsenal.[1] According to the RAND Institute, North Korea may have enough fissile material to build between…

North Korea’s Undisclosed Missile Bases

On March 18, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports,North Korea,South Korea,United States, With Comments Off on North Korea’s Undisclosed Missile Bases

By: Jeff Bates Overview of the Sakkanmol Missile Operating Base, March 29, 2018. (Copyright © 2018 by DigitalGlobe.) There are a number of missile bases in North Korea that have not been located.  Although there is a fair amount of knowledge available through open sources about North Korea’s weapons programs,…

It’s a Question of Time For Kim Jung-un

On March 9, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Asia,North Korea, By ,, , With Comments Off on It’s a Question of Time For Kim Jung-un

By Drew Horne Prospects for continued peace talks in the near future are not promising given the abrupt ending and confusing aftermath of the February 27-28 Hanoi Summit. U.S. and DPRK blame each other for the premature conclusion but tell the same story: The U.S. walked out rather than accept…

Russian and North Korean Relations

On February 16, 2019, Posted by , In Information Reports,North Korea,Russia,South Korea, With Comments Off on Russian and North Korean Relations

Written by Marren Haneberg Russia has played the role of mediator between North and South Korea and has a “relatively equal relationship” with both countries (Economy). Other countries involved in North Korea, such as the United States, China, and Japan, align more closely with one country or the other.  In…