October 16, 2021
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Information related to North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs

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
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
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
North Korea’s new train-launched missiles are impressive, but not a game-changer

North Korea’s new train-launched missiles are impressive, but not a game-changer

New missiles are likely a niche capability, but may signal more missile-testing campaigns in the future

North Korea’s new train-launched missiles are impressive, but not a game-changer
Ankit PandaAnkit Panda September 23, 2021
South Korea’s new SLBMs are a signal to  North Korea and the United States

South Korea’s new SLBMs are a signal to North Korea and the United States

Whether new ballistic missiles go nuclear depends on credibility of US assurances and severity of future DPRK actions

South Korea’s new SLBMs are a signal to  North Korea and the United States
Michael CohenMichael Cohen September 21, 2021
The tangled fates of the Koreas and the UN: An NK Pro deep dive

The tangled fates of the Koreas and the UN: An NK Pro deep dive

NK Pro explores the UN’s pivotal role on the peninsula as North and South mark 30 years since becoming full UN members

The tangled fates of the Koreas and the UN: An NK Pro deep dive
James FretwellJames Fretwell September 17, 2021
What we know about North Korea’s new cruise missiles

What we know about North Korea’s new cruise missiles

Latest tests underscore the continuing push in North Korea to qualitatively advance nuclear delivery capabilities

What we know about North Korea’s new cruise missiles
Ankit PandaAnkit Panda September 16, 2021
Restart of Yongbyon reactor reflects North Korea’s need for fissile material

Restart of Yongbyon reactor reflects North Korea’s need for fissile material

Kim Jong Un seeks to modernize the DPRK’s nuclear weapons, a goal that benefits from resumed plutonium production

Restart of Yongbyon reactor reflects North Korea’s need for fissile material
Ankit PandaAnkit Panda September 8, 2021
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