2017/03/05 | James Chin

Why Kim Jong Nam's Killing Took Place in Malaysia

Malaysia has a long history offering sanctuary to political exiles, and while it does political violence will continue to play out on Malaysian soil, James Chin writes.

2017/03/04 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: China 'Dancing to the Tune' of the US?

Is Beijing trying to curry favor with the Trump administration by suspending coal import from its communist ally?

2017/03/01 | Timothy S. Rich

China-North Korea Relations: Pitfalls and Possibilities

'An economically more secure North Korea has more to lose through a brinkmanship policy and may feel more willing to return to the Six Party Talks framework.'

2017/02/21 | The Japan Times

A Murder in Kuala Lumpur

Kim Jong Nam’s murder is a reminder that the North Korean government at its essence is — literally — a murderous regime and must be treated as such.

2017/02/21 | Oiwan Lam

China Argues Over Which Country is Behind Kim Jong-nam Assassination

Chinese state media points fingers at South Korea, but Chinese netizens are not buying it.

2017/02/17 | Mo Tz-pin

North Korean Assassination Sends Waves Around the World

What does the death of Kim Jong-un’s big brother mean to North Korea, China and the US?

2017/02/15 | Jong Kun Choi

North Korea: Time for New Engagement

Engagement such as humanitarian assistance and cultural exchanges could be the way for South Korea to approach the denuclearization of North Korea, and could restore confidence and trust on both sides.

2017/01/22 | Artyom Lukin & Rensselaer Lee

How Russia Can Curb North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions

History matters: Russia shares a land border with North Korea and has a wealth of experience in dealing with the Kim dynasty, whose installation it directly supported some 70 years ago.

2017/01/07 | Olivia Yang

Birthday Celebrations for North Korean Leader Hide Human Rights Violations: HRW

The dictator last year celebrated his birthday by testing what he called 'a devastating hydrogen bomb.' What will happen this year?

2017/01/04 | Cinema Escapist

INTERVIEW: Colin Offland on Making a Documentary in North Korea with Dennis Rodman

Colin Offland, director of the documentary 'Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang' talks about his experiences making this hilarious documentary in North Korea and following around Dennis Rodman.

2016/12/22 | Cinema Escapist

INTERVIEW: A Peak of Film Productions in the 'Theater State' of North Korea

In a special in-depth interview, author and filmmaker Paul Fischer discusses his book about North Korean cinema and how perception and propaganda define the isolated state.

2016/12/19 | Robert E Kelly

Northeast Asia: Five Big Security Shifts in 2016

It's time to look back on the biggest stories in the always tense Northeast Asia region.

2016/11/27 | John Delury

The Crisis in Seoul and Risks to the Region

South Korea is engulfed in a month-long national crisis that has brought politics to a standstill, and the timing could not be worse for the Korean Peninsula and the region, writes John Delury.