June 02, 2020

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

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Timeline: from Kim Jong Un's reappearance to an exchange of gunfire at the DMZ

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from May 1 - May 31

NK Pro June 2, 2020
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North Korea in May 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between May 1 and May 31

NK Pro June 1, 2020

North Korean TV airs new segment promoting national space program

State media lauds DPRK's efforts to become a "space power," hints at continued extra-terrestrial ambitions

Colin Zwirko May 29, 2020

Mozambique denies North Korea sanctions violations, defends medical cooperation

Almost 100 DPRK doctors remain in country, Maputo says in first UN sanctions report, though all agreements suspended

Colin Zwirko May 26, 2020

Both Koreas violated armistice agreement in recent DMZ gunfire incident: UNC

May 3 incident saw North Korean soldiers fire on a South Korean guard post

Jeongmin Kim May 26, 2020

U.S. could build trust with North Korea by following South's lead: Brooks

In interview with NK News podcast, former USFK chief suggests U.S. take a more conciliatory approach in talks with DPRK

Oliver Hotham May 25, 2020

The U.S.-ROK alliance in the "fire and fury" era - NKNews Podcast Ep.130

General Vincent Brooks discusses his command of USFK during a period of heightened tensions and summit diplomacy

NK News May 25, 2020
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At North Korean military meeting, nuclear and personnel issues take precedence

The 4th Enlarged Meeting of the Seventh CMC prioritized national defense, while also seeing some important promotions

Martin Weiser May 25, 2020

Why Seoul must not let Pyongyang off the hook for past aggressions

South Korea should not throw out the May 24 Measures without genuine signs from the North that it's ready to change

Jumin Lee May 25, 2020

Rising stars: North Korea promotes two high-profile military officials

Pak Jong Chon and Ri Pyong Chol, now Vice Marshal and CMC vice-chairman, are frequently seen by Kim Jong Un's side

Colin Zwirko May 24, 2020
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