North Korea’s “New” Course, and its Nuclear Missile Moratorium

On April 20, in Pyongyang, the Third Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the Worker’s Party of Korea was held “to discuss the policy issues of a new stage in line with the demand of the important historic period of the revolution’s development.”  A plenary session ranks second in importance in intraparty actions after a congress, and typically is not assembled for ordinary matters. Continue reading