Archive for September, 2012:
A musical vision of the DPRK future? Adam Cathcart translates a favorable article about North Korea’s favorite new ensemble, and Jimin Lee provides commentary.
As the fall semester gets off the ground in earnest, we anticipate enacting a few more changes to our overall profile which we anticipate announcing relatively soon. In the meantime, a spin-through some recent activity of our editors and selected analysts may be of interest. Here is a tour of Sino-NK around the web, and its editors and analysts in action around the world.
Amplifying and analyzing critiques of South Korea made by human rights activist Kim Young-hwan at a Yonsei talk, Steven Denney takes on B.R. Myers and the history of the ROK.
What are the harmonic underpinnings of North Korean persuasion and social control? Adam Cathcart continues with an examination of a core DPRK opera.
Nick Miller interprets Chinese investment into Rason, the port in extreme northeast Korea, into Beijing’s financial and strategic perspective. Intro by Roger Cavazos.
Roger Cavazos (SinoNK Coordinator & Analyst with Nautilus Insitute) injects multiple doses of realism and context into the mystifying narrative of Chinese heir apparent Xi Jinping’s disappearance.
What convergence exists between climate change and regime stability in DPRK? Dr. Benjamin Habib explores North Korea’s outlook on carbon credits and international climate conventions.
North Korean media strikes back at a Chinese company, and the PRC state media wades into the fray. Adam Cathcart tries to translate us out of the quagmire.