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Insurgency in the DPRK? Post-regime Insurgency in Comparative Perspective

Insurgency in the DPRK? Post-regime Insurgency in Comparative  Perspective

Instability in the DPRK could have many sources, ranging from internal political strife to economic collapse to a renewal of intense armed conflict with the ROK and its allies. Regardless of origin, instability could lead to the collapse of the regime, which could in turn open the door to potential civil war inside the DPRK as well as resistance [...]

Instability and Regime Change: Why and How Are Regimes Ruined?

Instability and Regime Change: Why and How Are Regimes Ruined?

Despite expectations from many observers that the North Korean regime would collapse after the Cold War, it has survived two leadership changes, decades of international sanctions and economic crises. Even as other authoritarian regimes have collapsed or are struggling with political and social upheaval—seen most recently in the wave of [...]

The North Korea Instability Project: The Arab Spring and North Korea

The North Korea Instability Project: The Arab Spring and North Korea

The North Korea Instability Project, conducted by the US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, was established in 2016 to examine the issues that could arise from potential instability and collapse of the North Korean regime. This project, through a series of three workshops in 2016-2017, will explore the [...]

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