Jeongmin Kim | NK News
June 14, 2024

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Jeongmin Kim

Jeongmin Kim is the Lead Correspondent at NK News and Editorial Director at KOREA PRO, based in Seoul. Kim covers inter-Korean relations and North and South Korean foreign and military affairs. Kim has covered the 2022 ROK presidential election on the ground, and prior to joining NK News, she worked for the CSIS Korea Chair in Washington D.C. and Reuters news agency’s Seoul bureau.

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What to make of ‘milestone’ US-ROK nuke guidelines on deterring North Korea

What to make of ‘milestone’ US-ROK nuke guidelines on deterring North Korea

While some see promise in integrating nuclear and conventional forces, others raise concern Seoul is fixated on WMDs

What to make of ‘milestone’ US-ROK nuke guidelines on deterring North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 12, 2024
How North Korea will retaliate against the restart of ROK loudspeaker broadcasts
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How North Korea will retaliate against the restart of ROK loudspeaker broadcasts

DPRK threatened ‘new counteractions,’ and NK Pro analysis suggest this could range from drones to artillery fire

How North Korea will retaliate against the restart of ROK loudspeaker broadcasts
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 11, 2024
North Korean military ‘encroached’ on inter-Korean border on Sunday, Seoul says

North Korean military ‘encroached’ on inter-Korean border on Sunday, Seoul says

DPRK forces ‘immediately’ retreated after ROK broadcast warnings and fired warning shots, according to military

North Korean military ‘encroached’ on inter-Korean border on Sunday, Seoul says
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Ifang Bremer | Jeongmin Kim June 11, 2024
Architect of 2018 military agreement with North Korea reflects on deal’s demise

Architect of 2018 military agreement with North Korea reflects on deal’s demise

In an interview with NK News, Choi Jong-kun talks recent inter-Korean tension and DPRK engagement going forward

Architect of 2018 military agreement with North Korea reflects on deal’s demise
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Jeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park June 7, 2024
Defectors send balloons with anti-regime leaflets, cash and USBs to North Korea

Defectors send balloons with anti-regime leaflets, cash and USBs to North Korea

The launch comes after Pyongyang warned it would send a ‘hundred times’ more trash in response to such activities

Defectors send balloons with anti-regime leaflets, cash and USBs to North Korea
US B-1B drops bombs in joint drills with South Korea for first time in 7 years

US B-1B drops bombs in joint drills with South Korea for first time in 7 years

Show of force toward North Korea with precision bombs comes amid heightened border tensions after DPRK balloon launches

US B-1B drops bombs in joint drills with South Korea for first time in 7 years
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park June 5, 2024
Activist vows more leafleting unless Kim Jong Un apologizes for trash balloons

Activist vows more leafleting unless Kim Jong Un apologizes for trash balloons

Seoul says it has no authority to stop civic groups launches, raising concerns North Korea will restart balloon blitz

Activist vows more leafleting unless Kim Jong Un apologizes for trash balloons
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Lina Park June 3, 2024
North Korea blitzes South Korea with over 700 trash balloons: ROK military

North Korea blitzes South Korea with over 700 trash balloons: ROK military

Hundreds of balloons carrying cigarette butts and other waste fly over inter-Korean border in latest escalation

North Korea blitzes South Korea with over 700 trash balloons: ROK military
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Jeongmin Kim June 2, 2024
North Korea calls feces-carrying balloons a ‘gift’ to the South from its people

North Korea calls feces-carrying balloons a ‘gift’ to the South from its people

Kim Yo Jong justifies balloons as citizens’ exercise of free expression, mocking Seoul for allowing anti-DPRK leafleting

North Korea calls feces-carrying balloons a ‘gift’ to the South from its people
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Jeongmin Kim May 30, 2024
North Korea launches 260 balloons carrying ‘filth and garbage’ into South

North Korea launches 260 balloons carrying ‘filth and garbage’ into South

ROK issues alerts warning of suspicious objects, days after DPRK threatened to send ‘mounds of filth’ over border

North Korea launches 260 balloons carrying ‘filth and garbage’ into South
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