September 24, 2023


Jeongmin Kim

Jeongmin Kim

Jeongmin Kim is the Lead Correspondent at NK News and Editorial Director at KOREA PRO, based in Seoul. Kim covers inter-Korean relations and North and South Korean foreign and military affairs. Kim has covered the 2022 ROK presidential election on the ground, and prior to joining NK News, she worked for the CSIS Korea Chair in Washington D.C. and Reuters news agency’s Seoul bureau.


Activist launches anti-regime leaflets toward North Korea to mark Freedom Week

Park Sang-hak says Fighters for a Free North Korea released 20 balloons from border island despite calls for ‘restraint’

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimSeptember 22, 2023

US, ROK discuss how conventional and nuclear forces will counter North Korea

Talks come as allies seek to update strategy on defending against DPRK’s evolving nuclear and missile capabilities

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimSeptember 19, 2023

North Korea’s ‘egregious’ human rights abuses remain a ‘priority,’ US says

Washington raises concern about forced repatriation of defectors in statement marking start of North Korea Freedom Week

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimSeptember 18, 2023

US, ROK demand Russia ‘act responsibly,’ shun North Korea military cooperation

Top officials warn of consequences for sanctions breaches following Kim Jong Un summit with Vladimir Putin

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimSeptember 15, 2023

Controversial general-turned-lawmaker nominated as South Korean defense minister

Shin Won-sik has endorsed decapitations strikes on North Korea but is well-regarded for expertise on US-ROK operations

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimSeptember 14, 2023

North Korea launches ballistic missiles as Kim Jong Un visits Russia for summit

South Korean military says DPRK fired two short-range missiles, in first launches while leader out of country

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimSeptember 13, 2023

Humanitarian aid does not help ‘peaceful unification’ with North Korea: Minister

Kim Yung-ho says aid should transform DPRK in ‘right direction,’ though expert maintains it shouldn’t be conditional

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimSeptember 6, 2023

Russia likely proposed military drills with North Korea and China, NIS says

ROK intelligence agency also claims Pyongyang instructed spies in South Korea to oppose Fukushima water release

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimSeptember 5, 2023

US and South Korea practice precision bombing of North Korean military targets

Air drills on taking out cruise missiles and artillery seek to deter ‘rash provocations’ by DPRK, expert says

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimSeptember 1, 2023

How unification ministry overhaul could entrench militaristic North Korea policy

Experts raise concerns about eliminating departments focused on inter-Korean peace, though some call changes necessary

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park | Lina ParkSeptember 1, 2023
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