January 29, 2023

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ROK military apologizes for failing to shoot down North Korean drones

ROK military apologizes for failing to shoot down North Korean drones

Yoon Suk-yeol faults lack of training under predecessor, while military says aircraft were too small to intercept

ROK military apologizes for failing to shoot down North Korean drones
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 27, 2022
The best and worst books on North Korea in 2022 — Ep. 268
Podcast

The best and worst books on North Korea in 2022 — Ep. 268

David Tizzard breaks down the best reads on DPRK politics, human rights, economics, history and more

The best and worst books on North Korea in 2022 — Ep. 268
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News December 27, 2022
Seoul greenlights 2023 projects to develop defenses against North Korea

Seoul greenlights 2023 projects to develop defenses against North Korea

Defense budget up 4.4%, while unification ministry boosts spending for DPRK human rights work

Seoul greenlights 2023 projects to develop defenses against North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 26, 2022
Interview: How the UK’s first envoy in North Korea fought for internet access

Interview: How the UK’s first envoy in North Korea fought for internet access

James Hoare discusses the difficulty of establishing bilateral ties and why he thinks relations are unlikely to improve

Interview: How the UK’s first envoy in North Korea fought for internet access
Harry Clynch
Harry Clynch December 22, 2022
What drives North Korean missile testing — Ep. 267
Podcast

What drives North Korean missile testing — Ep. 267

Gordon Flake discusses a historic year of launches, the role of the Quad and AUKUS in Northeast Asia and more

What drives North Korean missile testing — Ep. 267
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News December 20, 2022
Kim Yo Jong slams spy satellite test critics, warns of long-distance ICBM launch

Kim Yo Jong slams spy satellite test critics, warns of long-distance ICBM launch

North Korean leader’s sister also confirms two rockets fired on Sunday while railing against ROK detection capabilities

Kim Yo Jong slams spy satellite test critics, warns of long-distance ICBM launch
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 20, 2022
South Korean outlets censor North Korean satellite images of Seoul area
NK PRO

South Korean outlets censor North Korean satellite images of Seoul area

Fear of ROK security laws appears to drive decision to blur photos, even though this impedes accurate domestic analysis

South Korean outlets censor North Korean satellite images of Seoul area
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 19, 2022
North Korea says it took photos over Seoul in military satellite test

North Korea says it took photos over Seoul in military satellite test

Pyongyang to finalize reconnaissance satellite plans by early 2023 after ‘successful’ rocket launch Sunday

North Korea says it took photos over Seoul in military satellite test
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 19, 2022
Why North Korean history fixates on wars, invasions and peasant rebellions
COLUMN

Why North Korean history fixates on wars, invasions and peasant rebellions

Textbooks depict Joseon-era Korea as a feudal society in need of revolution that nonetheless repelled foreign invaders

Why North Korean history fixates on wars, invasions and peasant rebellions
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov December 16, 2022
US policy toward North Korea has not failed

US policy toward North Korea has not failed

Denuclearizing the DPRK is secondary to the greater goal of preserving South Korea’s democracy and economy

US policy toward North Korea has not failed
Rob York
Rob York December 14, 2022
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