This essay by Christopher Green covers the alleged closure of Camp 22, dissects news that Camp 14 is expanding, and casts doubt upon Kim Jong-un’s approach to human rights in North Korea.
An extended apology for China’s orthodox alignment with the DPRK was recently published in Huanqiu Shibao. Roger Cavazos translates, and goes on a journey that ranges from aircraft carriers to Afghanistan.
What is the broader outlook for China’s relationship with North Korea in the aftermath of the DPRK’s missile test? SinoNK joins a conversation with the Huffington Post.
Manager of International Affairs for the DailyNK, blogger and occasional contributor to SinoNK, Chris Green, authored a short piece about being a progressive in South Korea a while back. His conclusion is that while many claim to be “progressive,” the… Read More ›
How would a unified Korea come to terms with the legacy of regime founder and “Eternal President” Kim Il Sung? In this essay for SinoNK.com, Jennifer Lind, Assistant Professor in the Department of Government, Dartmouth College, sketches several possibilities for how a unified… Read More ›
Analysts are not cartoonists, nor are they plaintive photographers who can stun us into insight in a single instant. In a media environment where one is often provoked to, in Aidan Foster-Carter’s phrase, “cue the sneer” toward East Asia’s one-party… Read More ›
For North Korea watchers and close followers of China’s ties to North Korea, the existence of a “special relationship” between Pyongyang and Beijing practically goes without saying. After all, with the possible exception of Pakistan (more here and here and… Read More ›