February 05, 2023
Analysis

What the Glocom scandal tells us about the N.Korean military’s new capabilities

The company's brochures reveal North Korea may be better equipped than we thought

In South Korea, we often use the terms such as “house poor” or “car poor” to describe those who are living in a poor condition after spending too much on a house or a car.

In that sense, North Korea is “WMD poor”, and is still widely using pre-WW2 equipment, after spending a tremendous amount of its national resources upgrading its Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD).