North Korean Review

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 1, Spring

Between Politics and Economics in Seoul's North Korea Policy
IntroductionThe 70th anniversary of the division of the Korean peninsula is an appropriate juncture at which to raise the question of why economic cooperation between the two Koreas has been so limited. Given South Korea's economic rise and the ongoing...
Book Reviews
NKR publishes short summaries of all books received and complete reviews of selected books. Authors and/or publishers interested in having a summary or review of a North Korearelated book appear in our journal should send a complimentary copy to the...
China's Nuclear- Armed Proxy-North Korea: Hostile Surrogacies and Rational Security Adjustments
IntroductionFor more than twenty years diplomats have failed to reverse nuclear proliferation in North Korea. It is unrealistic to expect renewed diplomacy-Six-Party Talks- will convince the Kim regime to agree to relinquish what it perceives is its...
Looking Past the Saber Rattling of Pyongyang's Fourth Nuclear Test
IntroductionAfter North Korea detonated a fourth nuclear device near its Punggye-ri nuclear facility, Pyongyang claimed it was that of a thermonuclear explosive or hydrogen bomb (far more powerful than the earlier tests in 2006, 2009 and 2013 which were...
Managing Editor's Comments
Greetings to all our loyal readers and Happy New Year. Twenty sixteen is upon us and, as I am sure you all know, North Korea did not take long to make its impact felt on the news stories of both the solar and lunar New Years. I am sure many of you have...
North Korea's Fourth Nuclear Test: More Bark ... and More Bite?
On January 6 of this year, North Korea's official news agency, KCNA, announced that the country had successfully undertaken its fourth nuclear test. The regime declared that the test had been scaled up from the previous three (2006, 2009, and 2013) to...
Nutrition and Health in North Korea: What's New, What's Changed and Why It Matters 1
IntroductionThe North Korean famine of the mid-1990s is well-known and well-researched in terms of causation, processes, outcomes and consequences.2 Much less is known, however, about the changing health and nutritional status of the population since...
Time to Think outside the Box: A Proposal to Achieve Denuclearization by Prioritizing the China-DPRK Relationship
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)IntroductionNorth Korea's fourth nuclear test in January 2016 poses a grave threat to Northeast Asia and well beyond. There is obviously the dreadful danger that such apocalyptic weapons could be employed...
War Politics, Visuality and Governmentality in South Korea
A patient cannot be cured only by a surgical operation named revolution, I realize, nor is health regained merely by removing the diseased tissue. Permanent hygiene and restoration of a sound physical constitution are required to prevent a relapse.-Park...
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