July 06, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Why more North Koreans don’t defect across the inter-Korean border

Why more North Koreans don’t defect across the inter-Korean border

Obstacles range from political risks to lack of awareness, but experts say Seoul can do more to help would-be escapees

Why more North Koreans don’t defect across the inter-Korean border
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 5, 2022
How US-ROK response missile launches bolster deterrence against North Korea
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How US-ROK response missile launches bolster deterrence against North Korea

Exercises fit into broader efforts to restore joint drills and push forward transfer of wartime control to Seoul

How US-ROK response missile launches bolster deterrence against North Korea
Daniel Pinkston
Daniel Pinkston July 5, 2022
North Korea slams US landmine policy as proof of hostility and double standards

North Korea slams US landmine policy as proof of hostility and double standards

DPRK states it’s ‘urgent’ to remove mines, though expert says neither Korea has taken serious steps to do so

North Korea slams US landmine policy as proof of hostility and double standards
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim July 5, 2022
Moon’s legacy limits Yoon’s options for information warfare against North Korea
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Moon’s legacy limits Yoon’s options for information warfare against North Korea

Conservatives have often ramped up anti-regime propaganda when in power but may have trouble doing so this time

Moon’s legacy limits Yoon’s options for information warfare against North Korea
James Fretwell
James Fretwell July 4, 2022
South Korea walks tightrope between Europe and Asia at first NATO summit
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South Korea walks tightrope between Europe and Asia at first NATO summit

While Yoon Suk-yeol promoted trade with European nations, progress in relations with Japan failed to deliver on hype

South Korea walks tightrope between Europe and Asia at first NATO summit
James Fretwell
James Fretwell July 4, 2022
How North Korea could control the South without ever conquering it
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How North Korea could control the South without ever conquering it

The much larger ROK is too unwieldy to absorb, but DPRK could still exact monetary tribute and exert political power

How North Korea could control the South without ever conquering it
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 4, 2022
Explosion near inter-Korean border kills South Korean national

Explosion near inter-Korean border kills South Korean national

Local media reports point to landmine explosion, as over 750,000 mines from Korean War remain at or near DMZ

Explosion near inter-Korean border kills South Korean national
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim July 4, 2022
North Korea in June 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in June 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from June 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022

North Korea in June 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro July 1, 2022
Timeline: From North Korea’s ‘military action plan’ to missiles and summits
NK PRO

Timeline: From North Korea’s ‘military action plan’ to missiles and summits

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from June 1 - June 30

Timeline: From North Korea’s ‘military action plan’ to missiles and summits
NK Pro
NK Pro July 1, 2022
US, ROK and Japan vow joint response if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

US, ROK and Japan vow joint response if North Korea tests nuclear weapon

Leaders of three countries express concern about growing DPRK threats as they hold first talks since 2017

US, ROK and Japan vow joint response if North Korea tests nuclear weapon
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung June 30, 2022
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