April 22, 2024
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North Korea launched cruise and anti-aircraft missiles on Friday: State media
News

North Korea launched cruise and anti-aircraft missiles on Friday: State media

First such tests since February come amid joint US-ROK air force drills, though leader Kim Jong Un not reported present

North Korea launched cruise and anti-aircraft missiles on Friday: State media
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko April 20, 2024
Why North Korea could draw inspiration from Iran’s suicide drone attack
Analysis

Why North Korea could draw inspiration from Iran’s suicide drone attack

Like Tehran, the DPRK has a diverse arsenal of drones and missiles, raising questions about whether ROK is prepared

Why North Korea could draw inspiration from Iran’s suicide drone attack
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy April 17, 2024
The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338
North Korea News Podcast

The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338

Retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Aaron Trimble recounts his work engaging with DPRK officers at Panmunjom

The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338
North Korea can use gene-editing tech to craft military bioweapons, US warns
News

North Korea can use gene-editing tech to craft military bioweapons, US warns

Expert says Pyongyang’s reported adoption of CRISPR suggests DPRK is taking ‘relatively new approach’ to biowarfare

North Korea can use gene-editing tech to craft military bioweapons, US warns
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy April 16, 2024
US, ROK and Japan hold joint drill on countering North Korean submarine missiles
News

US, ROK and Japan hold joint drill on countering North Korean submarine missiles

American aircraft carrier joins two-day trilateral exercise that also trained to block transportation of WMDs at sea

US, ROK and Japan hold joint drill on countering North Korean submarine missiles
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Shreyas Reddy April 12, 2024
Biden backs Japan’s push for summit with North Korea in talks with Kishida
News

Biden backs Japan’s push for summit with North Korea in talks with Kishida

US and Japanese leaders also unveiled plans to bolster joint deterrence, while hailing trilateral cooperation with Seoul

Biden backs Japan’s push for summit with North Korea in talks with Kishida
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy April 11, 2024
Kim Jong Un inspects model of Seoul, says military ready for full mobilization
News

Kim Jong Un inspects model of Seoul, says military ready for full mobilization

North Korean leader warns ‘enemies’ during visit to military university, a day after ROK parliamentary elections

Kim Jong Un inspects model of Seoul, says military ready for full mobilization
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko April 11, 2024
North Korea’s impact on the South Korean general election – Ep. 337
North Korea News Podcast

North Korea’s impact on the South Korean general election – Ep. 337

The NK News team talks about voter indifference to DPRK issues, why anti-aircraft guns are on Seoul skyscrapers and more

North Korea’s impact on the South Korean general election – Ep. 337
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News April 10, 2024
US-ROK forces hold joint naval drills on mine warfare against North Korea
News

US-ROK forces hold joint naval drills on mine warfare against North Korea

Expert says training typically practices both removing DPRK mines from ports and installing mines in enemy waters

US-ROK forces hold joint naval drills on mine warfare against North Korea
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park April 9, 2024
The revolutionary axis linking North Korea, Iran and Hamas
Analysis

The revolutionary axis linking North Korea, Iran and Hamas

DPRK weapons and unique expertise are a welcome asset for Iran and its proxies in a global assault on US leadership

The revolutionary axis linking North Korea, Iran and Hamas
Benjamin R. YoungBenjamin R. Young April 9, 2024
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