Kim-Trump summit in Singapore

According to the South Korean newspaper “Joongangilbo”, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump both arrived in Singapore on Sunday, setting the stage for their historic summit in the Southeast Asian nation on Tuesday 12/6.

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The unification of the two Koreas: An ASEAN perspective

In the context of the fever of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, i would like to present an unpublished essay I wrote one year ago. Of course, I would like to publish it. For that purpose you may reach me at nicolas_levi@yahoo.fr

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Hwang Pyong-so expelled?

Hwang Pyong-so, director of the North Korean Army’s Politburo and a member of the Workers’ Party’s Central Committee, was expelled from the party for taking bribes, while his deputy, Kim Won-hong, is currently being detained in a prison camp for the same crime, according to a South Korean source who spoke exclusively to the JoongAng Ilbo Tuesday.

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North Korea conducts new intercontinental missile test: Analysis and Opinion

For a while I considered that NK was doing these ballistic attemtps as a marketing issue, in order to sell its technology in spite of the resolution United Nations Security Council Resolution 1874. In my opinion when NK is selling its technology for example to Iran (Shahab missiles), they sell and transport it with the agreement of Chinese authorities as these weapons need to reach their target via China.

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New book devoted to the North Korean leadership

I’m pleased to announce the publication of my 5th book entitled “Korea Północna: zarys ewolucji systemu politycznego” (North Korea: an analysis of the evolution of the political system) devoted to the North Korean leadership. This monograph is also analyzing last changes which took place within North Korean political institutions.