April 24, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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.

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Kim Yo Jong insinuates Kishida wants summit with North Korea to boost popularity

Leader’s sister claims Japanese PM floated meeting again via new ‘channel’ but repeats criticism of Tokyo’s policies

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimMarch 25, 2024
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US, ROK forces train for subterranean combat in tunnels of North Korea

Drills inspired by underground warfare in Gaza likely include operations against WMD storage facilities, expert says

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joon Ha ParkMarch 21, 2024
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North Korea has sent 7K containers of weapons to Russia for Ukraine war: Seoul

ROK defense chief says scale of arms trade increasing but that Seoul still won’t provide lethal weapons to Ukraine

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimMarch 19, 2024
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US, ROK hold live-fire air drills on bombing North Korean targets

Training to intercept cruise missiles and strike artillery aims to deter DPRK from carrying out attacks, experts say

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Lina ParkMarch 15, 2024
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South Korea hold drills on taking out North Korean ballistic missile launchers

US-ROK special forces also train to eliminate DPRK leadership in conflict on penultimate day of Freedom Shield exercises

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joon Ha ParkMarch 13, 2024
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North Korea tried to jam US-ROK navigation system during drills, Seoul says

South Korea reports no military or civilian damage from first reported GPS jamming by DPRK in eight years

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joon Ha ParkMarch 8, 2024
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Seoul’s foreign ministry to dissolve headquarters for North Korea peace talks

Experts say change reflects Seoul’s focus on deterrence over diplomacy but express concerns about one-sided approach

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joon Ha ParkMarch 8, 2024
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ROK live-fire drills rehearse strikes on North Korean missiles, artillery

Exercises on responding to cruise missile and artillery attacks come as DPRK holds training on attacking guard posts

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimMarch 7, 2024
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ROK air force conducts simulation on intercepting North Korean cruise missiles

Training on sidelines of US-ROK joint drills comes as DPRK develops new nuclear cruise missiles to evade defenses

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimMarch 6, 2024
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North Korea says soldiers are too busy to respond to ‘provocative’ US-ROK drills

DPRK statement refers to mobilization of army for construction to lower tensions and seem more responsible, experts say

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Lina ParkMarch 5, 2024