April 13, 2024

Analysis

Leading experts analyze recent events and affairs involving North Korea

How Israel’s Iron Dome could help defend against North Korean threats

How Israel’s Iron Dome could help defend against North Korean threats

Although Israel threatened by far fewer rockets than Seoul, experts say Iron Dome still could prove useful

How Israel’s Iron Dome could help defend against North Korean threats
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 17, 2014
N. Korea emphasizes island defense & assault capabilities
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N. Korea emphasizes island defense & assault capabilities

Island warfare key consideration in Pyongyang’s offensive, defensive military strategy

N. Korea emphasizes island defense & assault capabilities
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 14, 2014
Crude cut-off into fifth month as China ships oil-products to North Korea
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Crude cut-off into fifth month as China ships oil-products to North Korea

Chinese customs data shows spike in oil product deliveries in first five months of 2014

Crude cut-off into fifth month as China ships oil-products to North Korea
James Byrne
James Byrne | Leo Byrne July 14, 2014
N. Korea continues consolidation of power in June
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N. Korea continues consolidation of power in June

Pyongyang shuffles more leadership & military positions, streamlines more agencies

N. Korea continues consolidation of power in June
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 9, 2014
Déjà vu all over again: Faint cheer for DPRK cheerleaders
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Déjà vu all over again: Faint cheer for DPRK cheerleaders

North Korea has sent cheerleaders to the South before – with mixed results

Déjà vu all over again: Faint cheer for DPRK cheerleaders
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter July 8, 2014
Analysis: N. Korean Scud missile launch
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Analysis: N. Korean Scud missile launch

Pyongyang attempts to improve capability of older missiles by increasing accuracy

Analysis: N. Korean Scud missile launch
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 7, 2014
Analysis: N. Korean tactical guided missile tests
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Analysis: N. Korean tactical guided missile tests

Increasing missile capability a strategic asset and deterrent to undermine enemy advantage

Analysis: N. Korean tactical guided missile tests
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 2, 2014
Pak Jong Chon appointed vice chief of General Staff

Pak Jong Chon appointed vice chief of General Staff

KPA’s top artillery officer given high-ranking position in General Staff department

Pak Jong Chon appointed vice chief of General Staff
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 1, 2014
INVESTIGATION: North Korea makes moves toward oil exploration
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INVESTIGATION: North Korea makes moves toward oil exploration

Mongolian company HBOil has announced that it will analyse geological data in a new office in Pyongyang

INVESTIGATION: North Korea makes moves toward oil exploration
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 30, 2014
Strategic considerations for N. Korea’s anti-ship missile

Strategic considerations for N. Korea’s anti-ship missile

Missile intended as deterrent to elicit caution, not to win a war

Strategic considerations for N. Korea’s anti-ship missile
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 29, 2014