May 18, 2022

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JH Ahn

JH Ahn was an NK News contributor based in Seoul. He previously worked as an interpreter for United States Forces Korea.

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Significant military movements spotted near China-N. Korea border

Significant military movements spotted near China-N. Korea border

Military experts see China telling North Korea to halt further inflamations of current tension

Significant military movements spotted near China-N. Korea border
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 24, 2015
Chances of war between two Koreas very low: ex-ROK Army official

Chances of war between two Koreas very low: ex-ROK Army official

Both sides showed restraint from triggering war, North likely to back down, says ROK military official

Chances of war between two Koreas very low: ex-ROK Army official
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 21, 2015
The symbolic value of Kim Il Sung’s pistols for N. Koreans

The symbolic value of Kim Il Sung’s pistols for N. Koreans

Commemorative war pistols could foretell N. Korea's future direction, says Sejong Institute researcher

The symbolic value of Kim Il Sung’s pistols for N. Koreans
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 14, 2015
S. Korea considers shoot-on-sight rule following mine incident

S. Korea considers shoot-on-sight rule following mine incident

Experts, former personnel say rule change could cause escalation of incidents

S. Korea considers shoot-on-sight rule following mine incident
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 12, 2015
S. Korea to install anti-North Korea loudspeakers near Paju

S. Korea to install anti-North Korea loudspeakers near Paju

Broadcast was ceased in 2004, to be reinstated following mine incident from last week

S. Korea to install anti-North Korea loudspeakers near Paju
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 10, 2015
S. Korean photographer reveals most recent photos of PY

S. Korean photographer reveals most recent photos of PY

Streets of Pyongyang brighter than ever, says former designated photographer of Blue House

S. Korean photographer reveals most recent photos of PY
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 10, 2015
Elite defections may strengthen N. Korean regime, not weaken it

Elite defections may strengthen N. Korean regime, not weaken it

Wishful thinking about bleak future of Kim regime does not help inter-Korean relations, former presidential adviser says

Elite defections may strengthen N. Korean regime, not weaken it
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 30, 2015
A new phase in North Korea’s ‘Pyongyang speed?’

A new phase in North Korea’s ‘Pyongyang speed?’

Construction the year after fatal collapse may reveal new emphasis on stability, proper construction methods for apartment buildings

A new phase in North Korea’s ‘Pyongyang speed?’
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 28, 2015
N. Korea: S. Koreans compare their government to Hitler

N. Korea: S. Koreans compare their government to Hitler

No evidence for trend of Nazi comparisons found in South Korean political, media discourse

N. Korea: S. Koreans compare their government to Hitler
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 22, 2015
N. Korean capital’s streets filled with cars

N. Korean capital’s streets filled with cars

Preponderance of SUVs, sedans may reflect poor quality of the North's roads, analyst says

N. Korean capital’s streets filled with cars
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 21, 2015