RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

Analysis by Peter Makowsky, Jenny Town and Samantha Pitz Background READ MORE

In an attempt to address the country’s electrical energy needs, the DPRK is placing greater emphasis on the construction and utilization of both hydroelectric and coal-powered, thermal-electric power plants. READ MORE

July 3, 2019 | Paper | 38 NORTH

Analysis by Peter Makowsky, Jenny Town and Samantha Pitz Background READ MORE

Analysis by Peter Makowsky, Jenny Town and Samantha Pitz READ MORE

Stimson Center's 38 North project, in partnership with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), has created a snapshot of the DPRK's coal industry published on Tearline, the NGA's READ MORE

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February 15, 2019 | Commentary | 38 NORTH

With another summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for February 27-28 in Vietnam, the potential dismantlement of North Korea’s Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center looms as a first step towards denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. READ MORE