NKIDP releases Working Paper #2, "Overconfidence Shattered: North Korean Unification Policy, 1971 -1975" by Bernd SchaeferDec 10, 2010
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.
on the value of the recent Wikileaks release of confidential embassy cables for our understanding of North Korea.
The articles highlight the East German attitudes towards Kim Jong Il's succession in the early 1970s, drawing a parallel between the events some 36 years ago with the current question of Kim Jong Un's succession.
NKIDP Project Coordinator <b>James Person</b> is featured on the PBS television series <i>History Detectives</i>Sep 17, 2010
Person provided details of prisoner exchanges during the war and of efforts to secure an armistice.
<i>Asia Today</i> emphasizes NKIDP project coordinator James Person's analyses on DPRK succession and PRC leverage over PyongyangSep 09, 2010
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.
<i>Yonhap News</i> highlights NKIDP project coordinator James Person's analysis of DPRK-PRC relationsSep 08, 2010
The article covered the Wilson Center Asia Program event "Knowing the North: Intelligence and Intentions of the DPRK" from September 8, 2010.