North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Dec. 15

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

December 15 – Glimpses: NKNews Photo Album with Defector Comment

December 14 – Global Risks for the New Administration: North Korea in 2017

December 13 – Taiwan: Roiling Asian Waters

December 12 – The Exit of Park Geun-hye: The Protests in Video

December 9 – South Korea's Park Geun-hye Impeached: What's Next?

December 9 – Park Geun-hye Unraveling VI: Endgame

December 9 – New Imagery Analysis on North Korean Prison Camp No. 25

December 7 – The Air Koryo Designation

December 6 – Slave to the Blog: History Repeats as Farce

December 5 – UN Security Council Resolution 2321: A Deeper Dive

December 2 – Park Geun-hye Unraveling V: Playing for Time

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