May 25, 2024

Inter-Korean

Information related to inter-Korean developments

Number of fines for exchanges with North Korea increases under Yoon government

Number of fines for exchanges with North Korea increases under Yoon government

South Korea imposed six fines for violations of exchange act in 2023, which expert says could impact civilian channels

Number of fines for exchanges with North Korea increases under Yoon government
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer February 12, 2024
North Korea tests ‘superiority’ of new 240mm artillery system: State media

North Korea tests ‘superiority’ of new 240mm artillery system: State media

Latest rocket advancement may soon be deployed near inter-Korean border as DPRK seeks to amplify war readiness

North Korea tests ‘superiority’ of new 240mm artillery system: State media
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 12, 2024
North Korean hackers drop new malware to steal data from South Korean targets
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North Korean hackers drop new malware to steal data from South Korean targets

‘Troll Stealer’ uses valid certificates to pass as legitimate ROK security programs while stealing system information

North Korean hackers drop new malware to steal data from South Korean targets
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 9, 2024
Anti-South Korea policy change secures ‘lawful’ basis to attack: Kim Jong Un

Anti-South Korea policy change secures ‘lawful’ basis to attack: Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader shares interpretation in a speech at defense ministry to mark army holiday

Anti-South Korea policy change secures ‘lawful’ basis to attack: Kim Jong Un
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko February 9, 2024
Yoon says ROK can build nukes but doesn’t want sanctions like North Korea

Yoon says ROK can build nukes but doesn’t want sanctions like North Korea

The president made remarks in pre-recorded interview during which he raised the possibility of engagement with DPRK

Yoon says ROK can build nukes but doesn’t want sanctions like North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Lina Park February 8, 2024
North Korea formally abolishes law on cooperation with the South

North Korea formally abolishes law on cooperation with the South

Kim Jong Un previously ordered all party and military organs drop goal of peaceful unification

North Korea formally abolishes law on cooperation with the South
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin February 8, 2024
The cost of vigilance: Seoul’s mobilization paradox in case of war with the DPRK

The cost of vigilance: Seoul’s mobilization paradox in case of war with the DPRK

Experts question capabilities of South Korea’s reserve forces should mass call-ups become a reality

The cost of vigilance: Seoul’s mobilization paradox in case of war with the DPRK
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 7, 2024
Seoul to take DNA samples from bodies North Korea refuses to repatriate

Seoul to take DNA samples from bodies North Korea refuses to repatriate

The measure aims to bring closure to families in the DPRK as soured ties leave little room for cooperation on the issue

Seoul to take DNA samples from bodies North Korea refuses to repatriate
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 7, 2024
North Koreans’ consumption of foreign media grows over last decade: Survey

North Koreans’ consumption of foreign media grows over last decade: Survey

Government poll of over 6,000 defectors also revealed increasing dissatisfaction with Kim Jong Un

North Koreans’ consumption of foreign media grows over last decade: Survey
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Joon Ha Park February 6, 2024
North Korea calls ROK defense minister’s comments ‘prelude’ to war

North Korea calls ROK defense minister’s comments ‘prelude’ to war

‘Typical rhetoric’ out of Pyongyang reflects efforts to maximize gains from current tensions, expert says

North Korea calls ROK defense minister’s comments ‘prelude’ to war
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park February 5, 2024
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