North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Sept. 14

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

September 14 – The State Department Reorganization and North Korea Policy

September 12 – UN Security Council Resolution 2375

September 9 – John Park on How to Cooperate with China on Sanctions

September 8 – September 9 Risk. Or Not. Tristan Webb on North Korean Holidays and...

September 6 – Conor McGregor on North Korea: Composure

September 4 – Labor Day Blues: Four Theories of the Test

September 1 – Is North Korea Getting More Aggressive Because Sanctions Are Biting?

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

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