North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - July 20

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished Professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy

Weekly Roundup

July 20 – Knowing Where the Bodies Are Buried

July 19 – Sanctions, Sanctions and More Sanctions: Oh, and Sanctions Evasion Too

July 18 – South Korea vs. Christine Ahn

July 17 – North Korea’s Current Account Deficit with China: Crisis Coming?

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Please direct questions to Kent Boydston, Research Analyst, Peterson Institute for International Economics KBoydston@piie.com

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