Articles and features from the Editors of 38 North.
This article is a “38 North” exclusive in cooperation with DigitalGlobe’s Analysis Center and with contributions by Robert Kelley and Mehdi Sarram. This is the first of a new satellite imagery analysis feature, focusing on areas of security and economic interest. SUMMARY A year after disclosing the project, North Korea recently announced [...]
The Security Challenges of North Korean Collapse: A Conversation with Bruce Bennett and Jennifer Lind
This fall, International Security (October 2011) published Bruce Bennett and Jennifer Lind’s article about the collapse of North Korea. The article examines the problems that could result from a government collapse, the military missions that countries might take to stabilize the country, and the requirements of those missions. Bennett and Lind [...]
The following article by 38 North editors, Joel Wit and Jenny Town, was originally published at foreignpolicy.com on July 26, 2011. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's announcement this weekend that North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kae Gwan will soon visit New York City is the strongest indication yet that the six-party talks—the [...]
The following is an exclusive 38 North interview with Daniel Gordon, producer and director at VeryMuchSo Productions, and director of The Game of Their Lives, A State of Mind, and Crossing the Line. We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to Mr. Gordon for taking the time to email us his responses. His North Korea documentary trilogy has [...]
The following recommended reading was written by Morton Abramowitz, a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, and published by The National Interest on December 23, 2010. A Korea of Mythic Proportions By Morton Abramowitz American foreign-policy discussions are often more about us than other nations. This is made all the worse when [...]
38 North recently talked with author James Church, and Jennifer Lind (Assistant Professor of Government, Dartmouth College) about the future of North Korea. 38 North: In the 1990s there was a flurry of speculation that North Korea would collapse. We saw this again two years ago, after Kim Jong Il's stroke. What do you think the chances are [...]