Ken Gause

Capsule Review
Andrew J. Nathan

The Washington-based Committee for Human Rights in North Korea produces valuable research that sheds light on life in the “hermit kingdom.” These three recent reports reveal North Korea’s extraordinary system of repression.

Ken Gause

What seems to be emerging in North Korea is a leadership configuration in which Kim Jong Un has been installed as a figurehead atop a regime struggling to hold itself together after Kim Jong Il spent two decades undermining any kind of institutional order.