March 04, 2021

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

South Korea fires army general after yet another ‘disappointing’ defection

South Korean military officials to be held accountable for failing to promptly apprehend a North Korean man last month

Jeongmin Kim March 4, 2021

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Feb. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021

NK Pro March 3, 2021

South Korea, China vow to build military hotlines to ‘ease tension’ on peninsula

Seoul and Beijing will add two military communication lines in an effort to “establish peace” on the Korean Peninsula

Jeongmin Kim March 2, 2021

Rail trolleys, swim flippers and lockdown in Pyongyang – NKNews Podcast Ep. 172

The NK News team discusses the latest departure of diplomats from North Korea and more in this roundtable podcast

NK News March 2, 2021

US and South Korea vow to maintain stability ahead of contentious military drill

U.S. national security advisor and South Korean National Security Office director spoke by phone on Tuesday

Jeongmin Kim March 2, 2021

US ballistic missile test sends a hostile message to North Korea, experts say

Pyongyang will use the “Minuteman III” ICBM test launch to justify its own weapons tests, experts say

Jeongmin Kim February 25, 2021

Kim Jong Un demands ‘moral discipline’ of military officials, oversees reshuffle

First Central Military Commission meeting of the year held, two military commanders replaced

Jeongmin Kim February 24, 2021

North Korea is a bigger missile threat than Russia, China or Iran: US official

Top US official warns that there’s a “real possibility” North Korea would actually launch a missile toward Americans

Jeongmin Kim February 24, 2021

It took six hours and two military alerts for South Korea to catch a defector

Human surveillance units only reported two out of 10 incidents where cameras recorded a man crossing the border

Won-Gi Jung February 23, 2021

South Korea’s military needs more manpower — not high-tech gadgets, experts say

Yet another individual crossed over from North Korea this week, renewing heated complaints about border security

Jeongmin Kim February 18, 2021
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