North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update -- June 23

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

June 23 – Summer Reading on Abductions 2: Robert Boynton’s Invitation-Only Zone

June 22 – Diplomatic Update

June 21 – The Hamburger Summit

June 20 – Rust Buckets of the World, Unite!

June 17 – Kim and Yang and Lankov on the Rise of the Informal Economy

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