December 10, 2022

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. Follow him on Twitter @ColinZwirko.

News

North Korea fires 23 missiles in busiest launch day ever; 1 lands off ROK coast

Air raid alert issued for Ulleung Island as short-range missile splashes down south of inter-Korean maritime border

Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Jeongmin KimNovember 2, 2022
News

Top North Korean military official demands end to ‘aggressive’ US-ROK air drills

Washington maintains Vigilant Storm is defensive in nature as Pyongyang threatens ‘shocking incident’ if it is attacked

Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Colin ZwirkoNovember 2, 2022
Analysis

Itaewon tragedy: What to expect from North Korea as the South grieves

DPRK has responded to past disasters with both condolences and criticism depending in part on relations between leaders

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 31, 2022
News

New photos give first look inside renovated Japanese luxury store in Pyongyang

Exclusive images show South Korean clothes and Japanese electronics on sale in possible violation of UN sanctions

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 31, 2022
News

North Korea fires missiles toward East Sea in first test in two weeks: JCS

Launch of two short-range ballistic missiles comes as ROK set to conclude major military drills the same day

Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Jeongmin KimOctober 28, 2022
Analysis

North Korea rushes construction at top military school ahead of Friday jubilee

Kim Jong Un may celebrate alma mater’s 70th anniversary with big events as he did a decade ago

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 27, 2022
Analysis

North Korea restarts upgrades on key missile launcher factory: Imagery

Construction of massive manufacturing hall likely tied to production of tracked launchers and battle tanks

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 26, 2022
News

Koreas trade warning shots after DPRK ship allegedly ‘intrudes’ over sea border

Seoul says merchant vessel crossed early Monday, as North Korea calls ROK claim ‘pretext’ to send ship over border

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 24, 2022
Analysis

Kim Jong Un building lavish new mansions as citizens told to endure ‘hardships’

Massive worker camp appears at North Korean leader’s lakeside retreat as project sees significant expansion

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 21, 2022
Analysis

China upgrades facilities at unused ‘bridge to nowhere’ on North Korea border

Development suggests China still committed to project, even as DPRK uses connecting highway to dry corn

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 19, 2022