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  1. North Korea’s ‘Nuclear Showdown’ Threat Shows Détente Could Quickly FadeDespite Trump’s celebratory tone in recent weeks, the U.S.–North Korea situation could still quickly devolve to where it was in 2017.
  2. foreign policy
    North Korea Surprises Trump Administration by Acting Like North Korea AgainWhite House officials were reportedly caught off guard by a threat to cancel the Trump-Kim summit if the U.S. doesn’t back off on denuclearization.
  3. casualties of cyberwar
    The Story Behind Steve Carell’s North Korea FilmOne of the worst casualties of Interview-gate.
  4. sony hack
    Steve Carell’s North Korea–Set Dark Comedy AxedNew Regency kissed the project good-bye because of what has happened at Sony.
  5. international intrigue
    Even North Korean Hackers Get the Special Silicon Valley TreatmentRevelations come after the Sony Pictures hack.
  6. international intrigue
    Airplane Gods Waited Two Extra Days to Rescue North Korean HostagesLike all other forms of faith, they’re banned in North Korea.
  7. stand clear of the closing doors
    North Korea’s Subway Is Better Than New York City’s in One WayIt’s nice to have something to do on the platform. 
  8. new projects
    Gore Verbinski to Direct Adaptation of the Graphic Novel PyongyangIt tells the story of a French-Canadian animator who moves to North Korea.
  9. Regime Cuisine
    Save Table One for Kim Jong-unBook your plane tickets! Europe’s first North-Korea-themed restaurant is now open.
  10. international tweens
    North Korea Toys With 13-Year-Old Boy’s EmotionsHe arrived on a “sunshine policy” to build a “children’s peace forest.”
  11. international intrigue
    Laura Ling and Euna Lee Speak About Their North Korean ImprisonmentTurns out some people are pretty salty about it.
  12. international intrigue
    What Went Into Bill Clinton’s Rescue Trip to North KoreaEuna Lee and Laura Ling are on the ground in America. So how did that happen, anyway?
  13. photo op
    Bill Clinton Meets Kim Jong IlLook how happy he is to be there!
  14. international intrigue
    Bill Clinton Goes Into North Korea to Rescue Two Captive JournalistsThe families of Euna Lee and Laura Ling hope the former president can bring their daughters home safely.