May 17, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

S. Korean sailors’ lifejackets don’t pass inspection

S. Korean sailors’ lifejackets don’t pass inspection

Monopoly, ageist hierarchy intertwine to ensure rash of poor-quality products

S. Korean sailors’ lifejackets don’t pass inspection
JH Ahn
JH Ahn September 23, 2015
Defenseless: Lawmaker, experts decry South Korean body armor shortage

Defenseless: Lawmaker, experts decry South Korean body armor shortage

In addition to providing more suits, experts say protective gear needs modifying according to Korean geography

Defenseless: Lawmaker, experts decry South Korean body armor shortage
JH Ahn
JH Ahn September 17, 2015
Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea

Ongoing legal proceedings highlight extent of North Korean involvement with trusted foreign partners

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea
Jennifer Dodgson
Jennifer Dodgson | Leo Byrne September 10, 2015
Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea
NK PRO

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea

Ongoing legal proceedings highlight extent of North Korean involvement with trusted foreign partners

Court case reveals Chinpo Shipping’s ties to North Korea
Jennifer Dodgson
Jennifer Dodgson September 10, 2015
Trying not to starve in the N. Korean army

Trying not to starve in the N. Korean army

For soldier serving north of the DMZ, the primary enemy is malnourishment

Trying not to starve in the N. Korean army
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung September 9, 2015
Reviving the fallen: Former MAKRI agent shares memories

Reviving the fallen: Former MAKRI agent shares memories

Recovering remains for their proper recognition is grueling, taxing and ultimately rewarding

Reviving the fallen: Former MAKRI agent shares memories
JH Ahn
JH Ahn September 8, 2015
Until they are home: The unit that scours for Korean War remains

Until they are home: The unit that scours for Korean War remains

Educated, elite unit fights ravages of time, deteriorating DNA information to recover Korean War remains

Until they are home: The unit that scours for Korean War remains
JH Ahn
JH Ahn September 4, 2015
U.S., South Korea display overwhelming firepower during exercise

U.S., South Korea display overwhelming firepower during exercise

Massive show of force sends message to South Korean public, North Korea following recent standoff

U.S., South Korea display overwhelming firepower during exercise
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 31, 2015
General-turned-lawmaker calls for more dialogue between two Koreas

General-turned-lawmaker calls for more dialogue between two Koreas

Despite the military background, Baek firmly believes in the power of dialogue to solve problems on Korean Peninsula

General-turned-lawmaker calls for more dialogue between two Koreas
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 28, 2015
The specter of terrorism in North Korean, Iranian propaganda

The specter of terrorism in North Korean, Iranian propaganda

U.S. counter-terrorism is too much for Pyongyang’s regime, too little for Tehran’s

The specter of terrorism in North Korean, Iranian propaganda
Balazs Szalontai
Balazs Szalontai August 25, 2015