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Fall Roundup of Recent Legislation on North Korea

October 17, 2016

In the wake of the North Korea’s fifth nuclear test in early September, Congress has introduced several new resolutions and legislation on North Korea and taken action on a number of related pending items. ... | Read More

Flooding in North Hamgyong Province

September 7, 2016

Heavy rains from Typhoon Lionrock have reportedly caused significant flood damage in North Korea's North Hamgyong province, particularly in areas along the Tumen River, which forms part of North Korea's border with China. ... | Read More

Recent Legislation on North Korea

June 30, 2016

In recent months, several Members of Congress have introduced new legislation or resolutions addressing U.S. policy toward North Korea, calling for renewed efforts to address various longstanding issues. ... | Read More

The Peace Treaty Offer and Response

March 14, 2016

The DPRK Foreign Ministry’s Institute for American Studies has recently released an essay calling for the replacement of the Armistice Agreement with a peace agreement between North Korea and the United States. The North Korean call for a peace treaty is not new, and was re-emphasized last fall. However, this essay provides some additional detail on the North Korean stance on proposed peace talks. ... | Read More