A newly released Romanian document indicates that North Korea dispatched personnel to Vietnam to carry out psychological warfare against the nearly 313,000 South Korean troops sent to fight against the North Vietnamese between 1965 and 1973.
NKIDP Senior Adviser Mitchell Lerner writes in The Diplomat that policymakers need to "recognize that China’s influence on Pyongyang is much more limited than conventional wisdom holds."
NKIDP is pleased to announce its latest publication entitled, Crisis and Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula: 1968-1969, from the History and Public Policy Program's Critical Oral History Conference Book Series.
The North Korea International Documentation Project, in cooperation with Kyungnam University, has recently added nearly 30 documents from the South Korean Foreign Ministry Archive on US-ROK and inter-Korean relations and North Korean foreign policy in the 1970s to the Digital Archive.
NKIDP e-Dossier No. 5, "New Romanian Evidence on the Blue House Raid and the USS Pueblo Incident," features introductions from expert scholars Mitchell Lerner and Jong-Dae Shin and 28 new Romanian documents which open an exciting window into communist bloc policies and perspectives on the Blue House Raid, the USS Pueblo crisis, and North Korea's military adventurism.