North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

3rd Anniversary of Yo’np’yo’ng Island Artillery Incident

A meeting marking the third anniversary of the 2010 battle of Yo’np’yo’ng Island was held in Kangryo’ng County, South Hwanghae, on 23 November (Saturday).  The meeting was attended by officers … Continue reading

11/25/2013 · Leave a comment

US Citizen Detained in DPRK

An 85-year old US citizen has been detained in the DPRK since 26 October.  DPRK officials confirmed the detention to officials of Sweden’s Embassy in Pyongyang, which acts as the … Continue reading

11/25/2013 · Leave a comment

Special Economic Zones Announced

DPRK state media publicized a decree by the country’s unicameral legislature the Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] establishing the country’s special economic zones.  The zones fall under several categories with some … Continue reading

11/25/2013 · Leave a comment

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