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North Korea-Iran relations: Overview, analysis and what to expect going forward
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Analysis

North Korea-Iran relations: Overview, analysis and what to expect going forward

Pyongyang and Tehran's WMD and conventional weapons proliferation threatens Northeast Asia, the Middle East and the U.S.

North Korea-Iran relations: Overview, analysis and what to expect going forward
James FretwellJames Fretwell October 26, 2021
North Korea flexes with SLBM test, and bigger missiles may be coming
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North Korea flexes with SLBM test, and bigger missiles may be coming

Test-launch from submarine shows DPRK’s confidence in weapon’s motor and may be a response to Seoul’s recent SLBM test

North Korea flexes with SLBM test, and bigger missiles may be coming
Ankit PandaAnkit Panda October 26, 2021
Arms buildup between two Koreas heightens risk of conventional and nuclear war
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Arms buildup between two Koreas heightens risk of conventional and nuclear war

In-depth review of military capabilities on the peninsula underscores obstacles to peace and catastrophic costs of war

Arms buildup between two Koreas heightens risk of conventional and nuclear war
James M. MinnichJames M. Minnich October 25, 2021
North Korea closes weapons expo after 10 days, says event generated ‘new ideas’
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North Korea closes weapons expo after 10 days, says event generated ‘new ideas’

New nuclear missiles and other weapons were displayed for Kim Jong Un and other visitors at  ‘Self-Defense-2021’

North Korea closes weapons expo after 10 days, says event generated ‘new ideas’
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko October 25, 2021
Seoul says North Korea’s new missiles at an ‘elementary level’
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Seoul says North Korea’s new missiles at an ‘elementary level’

Defense minister also describes Pyongyang’s recent test-launches as ‘threats,’ not ‘provocations’

Seoul says North Korea’s new missiles at an ‘elementary level’
Won-Gi JungWon-Gi Jung October 22, 2021
Need for speed? Moon rides fighter jet, promotes South Korea’s defense sector
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Need for speed? Moon rides fighter jet, promotes South Korea’s defense sector

ROK president says peace is goal of strong defense at Seoul’s largest-ever weapons expo after North Korean arms display

Need for speed? Moon rides fighter jet, promotes South Korea’s defense sector
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim October 20, 2021
Repatriating US soldiers’ remains from North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 205
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Repatriating US soldiers’ remains from North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 205

Ashton Ormes discusses his experience at the UN Command and work negotiating the return of servicemembers' remains

Repatriating US soldiers’ remains from North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 205
NK NewsNK News October 19, 2021
Power for peace: Kim Jong Un frames missiles as deterrent against ‘war itself’
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Power for peace: Kim Jong Un frames missiles as deterrent against ‘war itself’

In defense expo speech, North Korean leader dismisses US as insincere and criticizes those who ‘incite’ tensions

Power for peace: Kim Jong Un frames missiles as deterrent against ‘war itself’
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim October 13, 2021
No signs of parade or other celebrations in Pyongyang ahead of key holiday
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No signs of parade or other celebrations in Pyongyang ahead of key holiday

Any celebrations likely to be muted as sources in Pyongyang observe no indications of big upcoming event

No signs of parade or other celebrations in Pyongyang ahead of key holiday
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll October 9, 2021
North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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Month in Review

North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from September 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021

North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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