Tracking the DPRK’s intelligence operations
North Korea's secret services are essential to keeping the regime in power
This is the first part of a series explaining why North Korea is a top priority target for Western and Asian intelligence agencies. You can read part two here.
While most people may not be particularly interested in North Korea or may find the public appearances of its dictator Kim Jong Un rather strange, the country has been a top priority in the security community for many years.
This is not only due to the number of severe violations of human rights and the state’s total control over the country’s population. Most of
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- 02State media review: North Korea says ‘no reason’ it can’t meet with Japan
- 03North Korea primed for quick rebound after satellite launch failure: Analysis
- 04What to make of conflicting signs about a North Korean border reopening
- 05North Korea hacked an election body. But political interference wasn’t the goal.
- 06Secrecy surrounding North Korea’s upcoming plenum points to big changes afoot
- 07State media review: North Korea provides a front-row seat to anti-Yoon protests
- 08By linking radars, ROK and Japan reduce blind spots around North Korean missiles