September 26, 2020

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

UK issues correction on asset freeze targeting top North Korean official

The change is likely due to a clerical error, but reveals that the UK Treasury is behind on a DPRK official's title

Jeongmin Kim July 15, 2020

Friends forever? The China-North Korea defense treaty turns 59

The pact's anniversary means only one year until the two allies' defense commitments are due to be renewed

James Fretwell July 11, 2020

North Korean media hails 2017 ICBM launch on anniversary

Pyongyang had previously refrained from open praise for the "historic" July 4 Hwasong-14 test

Colin Zwirko July 3, 2020
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Timeline: from rising inter-Korean tensions to a "suspension" of military plans

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

NK Pro July 3, 2020
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North Korea in June 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between June 1 and June 30

NK Pro July 2, 2020

North Korea says will bolster nuclear deterrent, slams U.S. on war anniversary

5500-word report by DPRK foreign ministry says U.S. has left it no choice but to counter "nuclear with nuclear"

Jeongmin Kim June 25, 2020

"Kim Jong Un and the Bomb": how to live with a nuclear North Korea

Ahead of the release of his new book, analyst Ankit Panda discusses diplomacy, deterrence, and the DPRK's future

Oliver Hotham June 25, 2020
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Volte-face: What explains Kim Jong Un's sudden change of heart?

North Korea seems to be adopting a wait-and-see stance towards the South

Christopher Green June 24, 2020
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North Korea's Central Military Commission: Kim Jong Un promotes a new generation

Recent promotions hint at preparations for long-range artillery rocket and ballistic missile deployment

Daniel Pinkston June 24, 2020

North Korea could reverse suspension of military action against South: official

Kim Yong Chol condemns remarks by South Korean defense minister, calls for "mutual efforts" to reduce tensions

Jeongmin Kim | Oliver Hotham June 24, 2020
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