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Live! From North Korea, It’s AP Photographer David Guttenfelder

AP photographer David Guttenfelder talks about photographing secretive North Korea via Instagram.

Geography in the News: North Korea Threatens Again

By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner  Geography in the NewsTM and  North Korea’s Threats At the end of March, 2010, North Korea launched a torpedo that sank a South Korean warship, the Cheonan, killing 46 service members. More recently throughout the spring of 2013, North Korea’s youthful leader launched a tirade against South…

North Korean Defector Brings Artwork to DC

Washington, D.C. will host a unique, temporary art exhibit from April 13 – 30, depicting images of North Korean oppression, propaganda and satire – an exhibit that takes us on a journey through the mind of a North Korean defector – Song Byeok. “They will be shocked, surprised. Who’s gonna dare make a painting like…

NG Explorer on the Death of Kim Jong-Il

The death of North Korea’s long-term dictator raises many issues and questions of similarly long-term importance. In the first moments of receipt of the news, one National Geographic Explorer gives his reflections via Twitter.

Search to Resume for Remains of U.S. Korean War Servicemen

The U.S. and North Korea have reached an agreement concerning the search for remains of approximately 5,500 U.S. servicemen who died during the Korean War and are thought to be buried in what is now North Korea. A look back at the history of the conflict as reported by National Geographic magazine.