December 01, 2023

North Korea’s million man army: potential peacekeeping force?

Could KPA go from threat to international security to contributor toward international peace?

From the Islamic State’s surge in Syria and Iraq, to Boko Haram’s offensives in Nigeria, it is evident that a shortage of military power can contribute toward a significant rise in regional instability.

Similarly, while the United Nation’s’ peacekeeping forces are intended to help nations respond to instability and tackle the post-war conditions that can lead to terrorism, a lack of well-trained and well-equipped personnel often hinders their ability to do so.