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Arms buildup between two Koreas heightens risk of conventional and nuclear war

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 pulls back the curtain on current and future weapon technologies

North Korea pulls back the curtain on current and future weapon technologies

Weapons expo a reminder of how much DPRK has accomplished, and shows what kind of missiles it will test in the future

North Korea pulls back the curtain on current and future weapon technologies
Ankit PandaAnkit Panda October 19, 2021
New missiles and Kim Jong Un idolatry dominate ‘Self-Defense-2021’ expo

New missiles and Kim Jong Un idolatry dominate ‘Self-Defense-2021’ expo

New details on North Korean missile programs revealed as Kim shown in military uniform and shooting guns

New missiles and Kim Jong Un idolatry dominate ‘Self-Defense-2021’ expo
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko October 12, 2021
Taekwondo, tourism and trade: Estonia’s ties with North Korea

Taekwondo, tourism and trade: Estonia’s ties with North Korea

Baltic state objects to DPRK’s weapons programs, but private actors drive exchange despite lack of formal relationship

Taekwondo, tourism and trade: Estonia’s ties with North Korea
Erko ElblausErko Elblaus October 7, 2021
Naughty or nice? How North Korea can change the game up to Christmas and beyond

Naughty or nice? How North Korea can change the game up to Christmas and beyond

Moon's term in office may end in Olympic and summit glory, but Kim could spoil it all with more and bigger missile tests

Naughty or nice? How North Korea can change the game up to Christmas and beyond
James FretwellJames Fretwell October 5, 2021
Have your cake and eat it too: North Korea combines talks and ‘provocations’

Have your cake and eat it too: North Korea combines talks and ‘provocations’

DPRK to dangle opportunities for peace while continuing weapons tests in effort to push Seoul in the direction it wants

Have your cake and eat it too: North Korea combines talks and ‘provocations’
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim October 4, 2021
North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

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
NK ProNK Pro October 1, 2021
North Korea’s new hypersonic missile and its likely implications

North Korea’s new hypersonic missile and its likely implications

Ampulized missiles, if widely deployed, would represent a significant upgrade to North Korea's weapon arsenal

North Korea’s new hypersonic missile and its likely implications
Ankit PandaAnkit Panda October 1, 2021
Timeline: From North and South Korean missile tests to offer to resume hotlines

Timeline: From North and South Korean missile tests to offer to resume hotlines

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from September 1 to September 30

Timeline: From North and South Korean missile tests to offer to resume hotlines
NK ProNK Pro October 1, 2021
Flip-flop: Why Kim Jong Un wants to reactivate the inter-Korean hotlines

Flip-flop: Why Kim Jong Un wants to reactivate the inter-Korean hotlines

U-turn on communication channels allows North Korea to test US and ROK approach, while appearing as a responsible actor

Flip-flop: Why Kim Jong Un wants to reactivate the inter-Korean hotlines
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll September 30, 2021
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