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Hopes for Peace Return in the Korean Peninsula as inter-Korean Military Hotlines re-established

The liberal and dovish South Korean President Moon Jae-in is a gutsy leader who does not easily give up to make peace with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, despite the latter’s maverick behaviour and unpredictable policy choices that once agreed...

Explained: What Outcome of Biden-Moon Summit?

Following the footsteps of Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhide Suga, South Korean President Moon Jae-in travelled to Washington on the invitation of the US President Joe Biden for a summit meeting on 21 May 2021, wherein both the leaders vowed “...

What does Eighth Party Congress of North Korea Reveal?

Introduction North Korea held the Eighth Congress of the Workers’ Party (WPK) after a gap of four and half years. It started on 5 January and lasted for unusually prolonged eight days until 12 January. The previous Congresses were held in 1946, 1948...

Revisiting Korean War in its 70th Anniversary

June 25, 2020 marked the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War. It was on this day when Communist North Korea invaded the US-backed South triggering a three-year long war that killed millions from both sides. On this occasion, the two...

Tensions Return to the Korean Peninsula

At a time when the world attention is focussed in battling the Covid-19, two communist nations – China and North Korea – are engaged in different terrains as if to deflect the focus from containing Covid-19. Both are unfortunate developments and...

Known and Unknown Facts about North Korea: Is Kim Jong-un still alive?

Introduction One of the most isolated countries in contemporary world, North Korea is never short of news and hogs the limelight in international media outlets. Whether it is its withdrawal from the 1968 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) on 10...

Working to a Game Plan: Kim Jong-un

One has got to give it to Kim Jong-un, or more appropriately, the neo international statesman, who now with a ‘winner’ lapel on his coat is already in the mop up mode of consolidating and furthering the gains of his Singapore Summit. In just a week...

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