Events

NKIDP releases Working Paper #2, "Overconfidence Shattered: North Korean Unification Policy, 1971 -1975" by Bernd Schaefer

Based on newly declassified East German, Romanian, and Bulgarian archival documents, Schaefer sheds light on the North Korean policy-making process during the brief period of inter-Korean détente in the early 1970s.

Woodrow Wilson Center and Korean National Assembly Sign MoU

On Thursday, August 1st, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Korean National Assembly to promote collaboration, joint activities, and exchange of scholars.

The Rise of Kim Jong Il - Evidence from East German Archives

NKIDP e-Dossier No. 4, "The Rise of Kim Jong Il - Evidence from East German Archives," was released in the wake of Kim Jong Il's death and features four East German documents which reveal that the late North Korean leader had been groomed from as early as 1974 to take over the helm of the North Korean state.

Summer 2014 Internship Opportunities with NKIDP

The North Korea International Documentation Project is currently accepting internship applications for Summer 2014. The application deadline is 15 March 2014.

The Origins of the Northern Limit Line Dispute

NKIDP e-Dossier No. 6, "The Origins of the Northern Limit Line Dispute," pairs sixteen documents on the Northern Limit Line (NLL) Dispute with an introduction by Terence Roehrig to provide insights into North Korean and United States thinking on this contentious maritime boundary in Korea.

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