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2021/07/07 | Voice of America

North Korea Faces Worsening Economic Woes Amid Covid Lockdown

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently acknowledged food shortages, comparing situation to devastating 1990s famine.

2020/06/19 | Voice of America

Kim Jong Un Keeps Quiet as North Korea Turns Up Heat

Kim Yo Jong has become the public face of North Korea’s more aggressive stance toward the South.

2020/06/15 | Deutsche Welle

Kim Jong Un's Sister Threatens Military Action Against South Korea

Seoul has held an urgent security meeting after the latest threat of military action from Pyongyang. Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said her army would "surely" take action against the South.

2020/04/28 | Voice of America

Who Is Kim Jong Un’s Sister?

Kim Yo Jong has been quite visible around Kim Jong Un in the past two years, including during high-profile meetings between leaders of the U.S. and North Korea.

2018/04/27 | TIME

North and South Korea Meet for Denuclearization Talks

The meeting was a milestone, but the Koreas are still a long way from lasting peace.

2017/07/25 | TIME

The Time for Negotiations with North Korea is Now

The absence of direct dialogue between the US and North Korea has to change. 'We can’t deal with them if we don’t understand them, and we won’t understand them if we aren’t talking to each other,' says a North Asia specialist.

2017/05/12 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: Come Dine With Me, The Korea Special

South Korea’s new president has a tough task ahead of him dealing with the competing interests of Trump's US, Xi's China and Kim's North Korea.

2017/04/25 | Euan Graham

Three Questions About North Korea's Nuclear Weapons

A brief analysis of U.S.-North Korea relations and recent events on nuclear weapon threats.

2017/03/14 | TIME

Whoever Becomes South Korea's New Leader Has Three Options for Dealing With Kim Jong Un. None Are Great

The new South Korean president will have to make an important decision on how to handle the North Korean nuclear threat.