September 27, 2023

Why North Korea may not have just developed a cruise missile

North Korean media's track record seemingly ignored in 38 North analysis

Has North Korea just entered "the cruise missile business"? Reading Jeffrey Lewis at 38 North on Tuesday, you might be persuaded to think so.

Citing a few frames of low-resolution footage injected into a 49 minute film broadcast about DPRK military capabilities, Lewis "confirms a surprising fact" – that the missile seen in a recent North Korean video is a copy of the modern, Russian-made KH-35.