November 30, 2022

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Jeongmin Kim

Jeongmin Kim is the Lead Correspondent at NK News, based in Seoul. Kim covers inter-Korean and DPRK-related foreign, defense and humanitarian affairs, and has covered the 2022 ROK Presidential election on the ground. Prior to joining NK News, she worked for the CSIS Korea Chair in Washington D.C. and Reuters news agency's Seoul bureau. Follow her on Twitter @jeongminnkim

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The eagle has landed: South Korea suspends air drills after fighter jet crash

The eagle has landed: South Korea suspends air drills after fighter jet crash

Soaring Eagle meant to train pilots to intercept North Korean and other enemy targets and follows recent DPRK flybys

The eagle has landed: South Korea suspends air drills after fighter jet crash
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 21, 2022
North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile ‘eastward’: Seoul

North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile ‘eastward’: Seoul

Photos and videos seen by NK News show a white contrail visible from Pyongyang, indicating launch from Sunan airport

North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile ‘eastward’: Seoul
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Shreyas Reddy November 18, 2022
North Korea launches ballistic missile after criticizing US extended deterrence

North Korea launches ballistic missile after criticizing US extended deterrence

Seoul says missile fired into East Sea just hours after DPRK foreign minister warned of ‘fiercer’ military response

North Korea launches ballistic missile after criticizing US extended deterrence
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 17, 2022
Xi pledges to back Seoul’s denuclearization plan if North Korea on board: Seoul

Xi pledges to back Seoul’s denuclearization plan if North Korea on board: Seoul

DPRK has already denounced Yoon Suk-yeol’s ‘audacious’ plan to provide economic aid in return for giving up nukes

Xi pledges to back Seoul’s denuclearization plan if North Korea on board: Seoul
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 16, 2022
EXPLAINER: Charting every North Korean missile launch of an unrelenting campaign
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EXPLAINER: Charting every North Korean missile launch of an unrelenting campaign

NK Pro analysis reveals clear patterns in how DPRK has timed activities and statements against US-ROK drills

EXPLAINER: Charting every North Korean missile launch of an unrelenting campaign
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 14, 2022
South and North Korea deny giving ammo to opposite sides in Ukraine war

South and North Korea deny giving ammo to opposite sides in Ukraine war

Seoul says it ‘will not aid’ weapons to Ukraine, while Pyongyang has said it has no present ‘arms dealings’ with Russia

South and North Korea deny giving ammo to opposite sides in Ukraine war
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 11, 2022
North Korea launches ballistic missile into East Sea, first in four days: JCS

North Korea launches ballistic missile into East Sea, first in four days: JCS

Latest launch comes as South Korea continues defense exercises that state media uses to justify weapons tests

North Korea launches ballistic missile into East Sea, first in four days: JCS
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 9, 2022
North Korean missile that landed near ROK waters a Soviet-inspired SA-5: Seoul

North Korean missile that landed near ROK waters a Soviet-inspired SA-5: Seoul

Recovered debris shows DPRK projectile launched across maritime border is similar to Russian weapons in use in Ukraine

North Korean missile that landed near ROK waters a Soviet-inspired SA-5: Seoul
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Jeongmin Kim November 9, 2022
Suspending military drills due to North Korean ‘threats’ not an option: Seoul

Suspending military drills due to North Korean ‘threats’ not an option: Seoul

Defense minister’s comments come after DPRK launched at least 33 missiles last week in protest of US-ROK air exercises

Suspending military drills due to North Korean ‘threats’ not an option: Seoul
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 8, 2022
South Korea recovers likely North Korean missile debris from East Sea

South Korea recovers likely North Korean missile debris from East Sea

The remnant of a short-range missile fired last week may provide key insights into DPRK weapons development

South Korea recovers likely North Korean missile debris from East Sea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 7, 2022
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