November 30, 2022

North Korea adopts ‘major military action plan’ for units facing South Korea

Experts point to possibility of tactical nuke policy shift as Kim Jong Un wraps up three-day military meeting

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and top military officials adopted a new “major military action plan” for “frontline” units along the border with South Korea, according to state media on Friday, a move experts said could refer to a change in nuclear weapons policy.

The decision came during a three-day Central Military Commission (CMC) meeting that wrapped up Thursday after discussions about “enhancing” the ability of frontline units to execute orders and “revising the military organizational structure.”