April 22, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. He joined the company in 2018 after receiving a master's degree in international security and foreign policy from South Korea's Yonsei University. Follow him on Twitter.

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North Korea launched cruise and anti-aircraft missiles on Friday: State media

First such tests since February come amid joint US-ROK air force drills, though leader Kim Jong Un not reported present

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 20, 2024
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Kim Jong Un debuts new song praising himself at grand opening of housing project

Bombastic ceremony for 10K-home street in capital comes amid efforts to boost North Korean leader’s personality cult

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 17, 2024
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Russian firm restarts coal project in North Korea after over 4-year suspension

Activity at Rason could aim to resume coal transshipment as two countries engage in alleged arms trade at adjacent piers

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 16, 2024
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North Korea appears to start work on major tidal power station on west coast

Construction in Haeju Bay may be for long-planned tidal plant that Kim Jong Un said could help solve power shortages

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 12, 2024
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Kim Jong Un inspects model of Seoul, says military ready for full mobilization

North Korean leader warns ‘enemies’ during visit to military university, a day after ROK parliamentary elections

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 11, 2024
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Kim Jong Un reveals expansive plans for new apartments and offices in Pyongyang

North Korean leader inspects second-stage 10K home project nearing deadline, while showing scale of next stages

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 8, 2024
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Kim Jong Un adds Cadillac SUV to growing luxury car collection

North Korean leader appears to obtain new vehicles after warning nation to expect increasing economic challenges

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 3, 2024
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North Korea says Kim Jong Un led test of new ‘Hwasong-16B’ hypersonic missile

Solid-fuel intermediate-range ballistic missile allows DPRK to launch nukes 'quickly, accurately and powerfully'

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoApril 3, 2024
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North Korea fires suspected intermediate-range missile weeks after engine test

Latest ballistic missile launch follows uptick in Kim Jong Un guiding weapons tests and military drills in last month

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Kim Jong Un building new university to train officials to support family’s rule

North Korean leader tours cadre training school amid push to reform institution central to regime survival

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