NKIDP documents obtained from East Germany's STASI archive featured in Donga Ilbo article on clandestine South Korean members of the Korean Workers' Party
American officials worried that without classification and export controls "unfriendly" countries could acquire gas centrifuges and begin production of fissile materials.
Asia Today emphasizes NKIDP project coordinator James Person's analyses on DPRK succession and PRC leverage over Pyongyang
The piece highlights how the misinterpretation of Kim Jong Il's trip to China originates from over exaggerated notions of Chinese leverage over the DPRK among experts in the US.
Donga Ilbo and Joongang Ilbo publish articles on inter-Korean relations in the 1970s based on NKIDP documents
Donga Ilbo and Joongang Ilbo published articles on the inter-Korean economic competition in the 1970s based on newly published NKIDP documents. Based on conversations former North Korean leader Kim Il Sung had with his Romanian and Bulgarian counterparts, the articles reveal Kim's mistaken belief that DPRK's economy would never be overtaken by that of the ROK.