May 20, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

John G. Grisafi

John G. Grisafi

John G. Grisafi is an analyst and Korean linguist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Having previously worked as an analyst for the United States Army in South Korea and studied Korean at the Defense Language Institute, he is now majoring in East Asian Languages & Civilization and History at the University of Pennsylvania.

News

North Korea deploys Musudan missile near east coast

South Korean military remains vigilant for possible fifth Musudan test launch

John G. GrisafiJohn G. GrisafiJune 21, 2016
Evergreen

DPRK history: the 170mm self-propelled gun in the Iran-Iraq War

Only combat use of North Korea’s exclusive weapon and its subsequent capture

John G. GrisafiJohn G. GrisafiJune 19, 2016
News

South Korean navy receives new ASW helicopters

Anti-submarine warfare capability critical to counter North Korean sub threat

John G. GrisafiJohn G. GrisafiJune 16, 2016
Analysis

N. Korean ‘human roller coaster’ case of mistaken identity

Roller coaster at Taesongsan Fun Fair photographed during repair and restoration

John G. GrisafiJohn G. GrisafiJune 12, 2016
News

UN Command polices Chinese boats in Han River estuary

Maritime violations and incidents increase annually in area during blue crab fishing season

John G. GrisafiJohn G. GrisafiJune 10, 2016
News

North Korean boat crosses NLL off east coast

Third violation of maritime boundary in two weeks during crab fishing season

John G. GrisafiJohn G. GrisafiJune 7, 2016
News

N.Korea may have resumed plutonium reprocessing: IAEA

Activity at Yongbyon suggests production of weapons-grade nuclear material

John G. GrisafiJohn G. GrisafiJune 7, 2016
Analysis

In May, Kim Jong Un focuses on economy after Party Congress

Kim’s activity emphasizes politics & economics, uncharacteristically eschews military affairs

John G. GrisafiJohn G. GrisafiJune 7, 2016
News

N.Korea shows helicopter-launched anti-tank missile

Ability to launch guided missiles from helicopters not new, but rarely publicized

John G. GrisafiJohn G. GrisafiJune 2, 2016
News

N. Korea conducts failed BM-25 missile launch

Third test of North's intermediate-range missile fails ahead of talks by Seoul, Washington, Tokyo

Jiwon Song | John G. GrisafiMay 30, 2016
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