Tag: North Korea

  • The National Interest’s Korea Studies Team Releases New Report on Kim Pyong-il

    In April, rumors of Kim Jong-un’s untimely death made their rounds across the internet after the North Korean leader disappeared for a while from public view. One question appeared to be on everybody’s mind: who would take his place? Among those believed most likely to rise to the occasion was Kim Jong-un’s uncle, and former North Korean Ambassador to

  • The Longest Forever War: The Korean War at 70

    June 2020 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Korean War, a conflict which claimed over 35,000 American lives and which remains unresolved to this day. The legacy of the Korean War continues to profoundly shape both politics on the Korean Peninsula and the security calculations of all players in the East Asian theatre. On June