North Korea: Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for February 12, 2015

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 Professor at the University of California, San Diego Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies

Weekly Roundup

Feb 12  –  Mary Elise Sarotte’s “The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the B...

Feb 11  –  Detainee Update: Peter Hahn and the Garratt Case

Feb 10  –  Ran and Lovely on North Korea’s Indigenous Industrial Capacity

Feb 09  –  Snowden, the Sony Hack and North Korea

Feb 07  –  NK Witness: Cartoon of the Week

Feb 06 –  Steph Haggard at the Korea Herald

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