A Snapshot of North Korea’s Supply Chain Coal Activity

Last updated: 14 Days Ago

Despite increasing restrictions on the DPRK's coal exports, the country's larger coal mines have remained active from 2015 to 2019 and improvements have been made to its coal supply-chain infrastructure.

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The Ice Curtain: Why is there a new Russian military facility 300 miles from Alaska?

Last updated: 37 Days Ago

In 2007 Russia re-prioritized the Arctic in keeping with Vladimir Putin's vision of restoring Russia's status as a great power. Now more than a decade later, Russia's military returns to the Arctic with strategic implications for the United States.

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Making Solid Tracks: North Korea’s Railway Connections with China and Russia

Last updated: 74 Days Ago

North and South Korea are moving forward with inter-Korean railway cooperation as a key engine for advancing inter-Korean reconciliation and building the infrastructure for eventual unification. These projects will all be costly and time intensive.

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Part 2: Ore Car Activity Up at Wonsan Railway Rolling Stock Complex

Last updated: 115 Days Ago

Update on North Korea's largest railroad rolling stock manufacturing and repair facility.

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Modernization and Expansion Project at the Korean People’s Army Fishery Station No. 15

Last updated: 183 Days Ago

The fishing industry’s critical role in North Korea’s economy, particularly its foreign currency earning operations, led to a series of international sanctions on North Korean seafood.

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Wonsan Railway Rolling Stock Complex

Last updated: 256 Days Ago

Activity around Wonsan is likely to be a leading indication of inter-Korean joint declaration progress given its role both in the eastern transportation corridor and the national economy.

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Developments in North Korea’s Sinuiju City under Kim Jong-un

Last updated: 275 Days Ago

In order to help establish his long-term legitimacy as leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un has implemented numerous large-scale public works campaigns to raise living standards for targeted constituencies across the country.

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Across the Tracks: North Korean Railcar Manufacturing and the 2018 Inter-Korean Agreement

Last updated: 281 Days Ago

Connection and modernization of railways in the Korean peninsula's eastern transportation corridor is a declared step within the historic April 27, 2018 joint declaration for peace, prosperity, and unification.

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Tutorial: How to Navigate Public Reports

Last updated: 447 Days Ago

The primary analytic overview will be stated here, succinctly. Authors have 250 characters including spaces to state their thesis. This section is purposely short because mobile design requires succinct yet thorough thesis statements up front.

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