North Korea

Pandemics and Preparation the North Korean Way

North Korea was notably among the first countries to announce a closure of its border due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in neighboring China. On January 21, Pyongyang notified tourism companies that it would…








The Many Faces of Chairman Kim Jong Un

Photo: KCNA At the recent December 2019 plenum, Chairman Kim, rather than giving his traditional New Year’s speech, outlined a different strategy toward the US moving forward in 2020. In doing so, he highlighted the…