April 14, 2024

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John G. Grisafi

John G. Grisafi is an analyst and Korean linguist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Having previously worked as an analyst for the United States Army in South Korea and studied Korean at the Defense Language Institute, he is now majoring in East Asian Languages & Civilization and History at the University of Pennsylvania.

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N.Korea reveals details of 300mm multiple rocket launcher

N.Korea reveals details of 300mm multiple rocket launcher

Weapon may feature guided missiles, long range capability, possible U.S. inspiration

N.Korea reveals details of 300mm multiple rocket launcher
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi March 4, 2016
N.Korea fires short-range projectiles off east coast

N.Korea fires short-range projectiles off east coast

Missile or rocket launch may be response to UNSC Resolution, U.S. sanctions

N.Korea fires short-range projectiles off east coast
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi March 3, 2016
U.S. expands sanctions on N.Korean WMD proliferation

U.S. expands sanctions on N.Korean WMD proliferation

Sanctions broadly target officials, entities related to military &weapons development

U.S. expands sanctions on N.Korean WMD proliferation
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi March 2, 2016
N.Korea appoints new army chief of staff

N.Korea appoints new army chief of staff

Ri Myong Su an older officer who was prominent during Kim Jong Il’s reign

N.Korea appoints new army chief of staff
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi February 21, 2016
North Korea’s potential nuclear delivery systems

North Korea’s potential nuclear delivery systems

What weapons does North Korea have which could potentially deliver a nuclear strike?

North Korea’s potential nuclear delivery systems
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi | Scott LaFoy February 21, 2016
N.Korean leadership activity follows Byungjin Line in January

N.Korean leadership activity follows Byungjin Line in January

Kim regime continually attentive to economic matters alongside fourth nuclear test

N.Korean leadership activity follows Byungjin Line in January
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi February 16, 2016
North Korea’s nuclear force reshuffles its politics, economy

North Korea’s nuclear force reshuffles its politics, economy

KPA Strategic Force plays ever more significant role in Pyongyang’s evolving strategy

North Korea’s nuclear force reshuffles its politics, economy
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi | John G. Grisafi February 11, 2016
N.Korean patrol boat violates Northern Limit Line

N.Korean patrol boat violates Northern Limit Line

Maritime infraction occurs less than one day after North Korean satellite launch

N.Korean patrol boat violates Northern Limit Line
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi February 7, 2016
December: Statuses, fates of North Korean officials in question
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December: Statuses, fates of North Korean officials in question

Examining the death of Kim Yang Gon, rise of Jo Yong Won, absences and appearances of others

December: Statuses, fates of North Korean officials in question
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi January 12, 2016
U.S. flies B-52 bomber in response to N. Korean nuke test

U.S. flies B-52 bomber in response to N. Korean nuke test

Dispatching of strategic bomber a show of force, resolve by U.S., South Korea

U.S. flies B-52 bomber in response to N. Korean nuke test
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi January 10, 2016
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