Russia and North Korea


  1. The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin by Masha Gessen (GR)
  2. Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth by Rachel Maddow (GR)
  3. Revealing the Russian connections in the Trump White House [Donald Trump v. The United States: Inside the Struggle to Stop a President by Michael Schmidt]
  4. Timothy Snyder: Political ideas matter (on Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine) (Medium)
  5. What is collusion? (DD)

North Korea nuclear policy

  1. ‘A River in Darkness’: Masaji Ishikawa’s escape from North Korea (DMB)
  2. The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi (GR)
  3. We regret to inform you that the world may have to be destroyed (on Trump’s cancellation of June 2018 talks with North Korea) (DD)
  4. Twitter reactions to the North Korea/US meeting on Day 1, 12 June 2018, on Day 2, 13 June 2018, and on Day 3 and 4, 14 and 15 June 2018 (DD)
  5. January 2020: Misrepresentations of North Korean denuclearization (DD)
  6. No one, no matter how good, should be able to end the world (DD)