This Working Paper Series covers a broad range of topics relevant to North Korea’s foreign and domestic affairs.

North Korea and Documentary Film

Documentary film is a potent source of knowledge production, carrying assumptions of authority and sobriety. It offers the audience “reality,” even as it mediates heavily and [Read More]

North Korea and Iran: Drawing Comparative Lessons

Reasoning by analogy can be a dangerous analytical strategy, at times misguiding more than illuminating. However, it can also enhance one’s perspective and allow one to evaluate [Read More]

North Korea’s Future

As much of North Korean scholarship is a speculative exercise, this working paper series attempts to examine issues that are informing the trajectory of North Korea’s future. [Read More]

Foreign Relations

This working paper series seeks to provide a historical overview of North Korea’s foreign relations. Each paper in the series examines the ways in which the country’s [Read More]