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Kim Jong-un

One April Morning

On Apr. 27, Kim Jong-un stepped on South Korean soil for the first time. It was also the first time a North Korean leader came to the South in nearly 70 years. Here is our photo essay on the ground, recording the historic morning of the inter-Korean summit.

Why I Decline ‘North Korean Defector’ Interview Requests

Media outlets constantly make use of the 'miserable North Korean defector' narrative. The current media frenzy surrounding the inter-Korean summit is no different. But journalists should exercise more sensitivity and respect, writes one defector.

No More Rocket Man?

Kim Jong-un is stepping onto South Korean soil tomorrow morning, the first ever for a North Korean leader. Moon Jae-in and Kim will most likely talk about some form of peace...but what will come afterwards?

North Korea Summit and the Elephant in the Room

South Korea's summit with North Korea is happening in less than a week. It's seen as an important stepping stone for Kim Jong-un's expected meeting with Donald Trump sometime in May. What does North Korea want? What are some unspoken issues?

North Korea Summit 101

For those of you who haven't been following the news, Kim Jong-un has been coming out of the Peninsula. Recently he met China's Xi Jinping. Next on his platter are the presidents of South Korea and the U.S. Here is our introduction about the basics of what is happening. 

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