What North Korea has learned from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Moscow’s failings will be clear to Pyongyang, though it may not recognize allied strength or its own military weaknesses
Editor’s note: This article is the second in a two-part series on what North Korea has learned from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The first part on Pyongyang’s intelligence operations can be read here.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine precipitated the largest land war in Europe since the end of World War II, bringing one of the world’s largest militaries into direct conflict with a much smaller neighbor backed by the U.S. and its allies.
And half a world away, North Korea is keen to learn from the once-in-a-generation conflict and
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- 02Why normalizing US-North Korea relations is a prerequisite for denuclearization
- 03North Korean planes active at Pyongyang airport hours after runway missile test
- 04North Korea using US-ROK drills as cover to carry out missile tests, experts say
- 05State media review: North Korea says rusty American bombs threaten capital
- 06Why the US might not actually try to shoot down a North Korean ICBM over Pacific
- 07Huge swath of Pyongyang under construction after state mobilized young people
- 08How North Korea’s submarine-launched cruise missiles ratchet up risk of conflict