February 25, 2024

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Joon Ha Park

Joon Ha Park is an Editorial Intern at NK News and has previously written on issues related to the two Koreas at The Peninsula Report.

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US won’t abandon alliance with Seoul over North Korean nukes: ROK defense chief

US won’t abandon alliance with Seoul over North Korean nukes: ROK defense chief

Shin Won-sik says US would give up ‘global leadership’ by doing so, amid concerns about possible second Trump term

US won’t abandon alliance with Seoul over North Korean nukes: ROK defense chief
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park February 23, 2024
ROK police seize Supreme Court servers compromised in North Korean cyberattack

ROK police seize Supreme Court servers compromised in North Korean cyberattack

Authorities say they are investigating Lazarus Group malware to determine extent of breach and leaks of personal data

ROK police seize Supreme Court servers compromised in North Korean cyberattack
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy February 22, 2024
Activists sentenced to 12 years in prison for taking orders from North Korea

Activists sentenced to 12 years in prison for taking orders from North Korea

ROK court convicts three South Koreans for spying for DPRK and accepting cash during period of inter-Korean detente

Activists sentenced to 12 years in prison for taking orders from North Korea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Joon Ha Park February 19, 2024
North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS

North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS

China-based company allegedly raised billions of dollars for DPRK regime’s slush fund despite sanctions restrictions

North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy February 16, 2024
How South Korea’s National Treasures were nearly lost to North Korea

How South Korea’s National Treasures were nearly lost to North Korea

Museum director’s quick thinking meant thousands of artifacts were saved from DPRK soldiers during the Korean War

How South Korea’s National Treasures were nearly lost to North Korea
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park February 14, 2024
North Koreans’ consumption of foreign media grows over last decade: Survey

North Koreans’ consumption of foreign media grows over last decade: Survey

Government poll of over 6,000 defectors also revealed increasing dissatisfaction with Kim Jong Un

North Koreans’ consumption of foreign media grows over last decade: Survey
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Joon Ha Park February 6, 2024
North Korea calls ROK defense minister’s comments ‘prelude’ to war

North Korea calls ROK defense minister’s comments ‘prelude’ to war

‘Typical rhetoric’ out of Pyongyang reflects efforts to maximize gains from current tensions, expert says

North Korea calls ROK defense minister’s comments ‘prelude’ to war
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park February 5, 2024
South Korea unveils new cyber strategy to counter North Korean threats

South Korea unveils new cyber strategy to counter North Korean threats

Move from defensive to offensive focus aligns with U.S. Cyber Kill Chain and relies on early intelligence, expert says

South Korea unveils new cyber strategy to counter North Korean threats
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy February 2, 2024
Cuba’s new ambassador to North Korea takes up post in Pyongyang

Cuba’s new ambassador to North Korea takes up post in Pyongyang

Seoul’s unification ministry says DPRK is allowing diplomats from ‘anti-American’ countries to return to the country

Cuba’s new ambassador to North Korea takes up post in Pyongyang
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park February 1, 2024
North Korean drones pose major risk to South Korean airports, lawmaker says

North Korean drones pose major risk to South Korean airports, lawmaker says

Only small fraction of airfields have drone detection tech, Seoul confirms, but level of danger posed is less certain

North Korean drones pose major risk to South Korean airports, lawmaker says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park January 31, 2024
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