Published daily by the Lowy Institute

Daniel Pinkston

Daniel Pinkston is the Deputy Project Director, North East Asia at the International Crisis Group where he focuses on inter-Korean relations, domestic politics, regional security, nonproliferation and the reform process in North Korea.

Articles by Daniel A. Pinkston (1)

  • Shadow boxing on the Korean Peninsula

    The report that Korean People's Army General Hyon Yong-ch'ol, Minister of the People's Armed Forces, has been shot for insubordination – by an anti-aircraft gun and before a crowd of officials, no less – raises troubling questions about both halves of the divided Korean Peninsula. While there still is no confirmation regarding the purge from Pyongyang, South Korean National Assemblyman Sin Kyong-min, a member of the Intelligence Committee, told reporters that Seoul's National Intelligence Servic