February 19, 2020

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Silent night: Christmas day in Korea wraps up with no DPRK missile testing

The lack of test, despite DPRK's "Christmas gift" warning, comes amid slow pace on set up of the December plenum

Jeongmin Kim December 25, 2019

Timing of North Korean Plenary Meeting suggests break from precedence

Plenum set to be held before end of December and Kim Jong Un's New Year Address on January 1

Chad O'Carroll December 24, 2019

An American prisoner in North Korea - NK News podcast special episode part 1

Part one of an exclusive NK News series

NK News December 24, 2019

Latest Central Military Commission meeting sets the stage for party plenum

The meeting's military and defense-heavy agenda indicates Pyongyang will likely adopt a hard line at the upcoming plenum

Rachel Minyoung Lee December 23, 2019

Kim Jong Un says North Korea must bolster military in current “turbulent times”

Comments came in report on 3rd meeting of Central Military Commission held ahead of planned party plenum

Colin Zwirko December 21, 2019

State media hails Kim's 2019 feats in cementing “the strongest national defense”

As party plenum approaches, article by cabinet newspaper focuses on this year's military achievements

Jeongmin Kim December 20, 2019

Eight years into his rule, Kim Jong Un faces grim choices in 2020

Rising tensions do not bode well for the North Korean leader — or his people

Fyodor Tertitskiy December 16, 2019

North Korea hails recent tests as improving new "strategic weapon" development

U.S. warned peace will be in jeopardy if they respond negatively following probable rocket engine test Friday

Colin Zwirko December 14, 2019

North Korea says it conducted test to bolster its "strategic nuclear deterrent"

Test is second at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground in the past week and comes as U.S. official set to visit ROK

Colin Zwirko December 14, 2019
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