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Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

South Korea uses standoff to promote extended military service

South Korea uses standoff to promote extended military service

ROK military, in advertising soldiers willing to delay discharge, echoes messages in North Korean state media

South Korea uses standoff to promote extended military service
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi August 24, 2015
Analysis: What outcome can we expect from inter-Korean talks?

Analysis: What outcome can we expect from inter-Korean talks?

Analysts, observers uncertain that talks can lead to major accord

Analysis: What outcome can we expect from inter-Korean talks?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 24, 2015
Significant military movements spotted near China-N. Korea border

Significant military movements spotted near China-N. Korea border

Military experts see China telling North Korea to halt further inflamations of current tension

Significant military movements spotted near China-N. Korea border
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 24, 2015
North Korea conducting missile launch preparations – Yonhap News

North Korea conducting missile launch preparations – Yonhap News

Preparations likely intended to add to tensions, missiles could be launched for show

North Korea conducting missile launch preparations – Yonhap News
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi August 21, 2015
Chances of war between two Koreas very low: ex-ROK Army official

Chances of war between two Koreas very low: ex-ROK Army official

Both sides showed restraint from triggering war, North likely to back down, says ROK military official

Chances of war between two Koreas very low: ex-ROK Army official
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 21, 2015
Analysis: Exchange of fire shows neither Korea wants war

Analysis: Exchange of fire shows neither Korea wants war

Thursday's incident results from increasing tensions, but escalation effectively limited

Analysis: Exchange of fire shows neither Korea wants war
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi August 21, 2015
Consent, discord in North Korean, Iranian attitudes toward international terrorism

Consent, discord in North Korean, Iranian attitudes toward international terrorism

The enemy of my friend, the enemy of my enemy, or the friend of my enemy?

Consent, discord in North Korean, Iranian attitudes toward international terrorism
Balazs Szalontai
Balazs Szalontai August 17, 2015
The symbolic value of Kim Il Sung’s pistols for N. Koreans

The symbolic value of Kim Il Sung’s pistols for N. Koreans

Commemorative war pistols could foretell N. Korea's future direction, says Sejong Institute researcher

The symbolic value of Kim Il Sung’s pistols for N. Koreans
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 14, 2015
S. Korea to install anti-North Korea loudspeakers near Paju

S. Korea to install anti-North Korea loudspeakers near Paju

Broadcast was ceased in 2004, to be reinstated following mine incident from last week

S. Korea to install anti-North Korea loudspeakers near Paju
JH Ahn
JH Ahn August 10, 2015
Business or pleasure? A N. Korean-Cambodian arrested in Hawaii
NK PRO

Business or pleasure? A N. Korean-Cambodian arrested in Hawaii

Incident reveals abuse of passports of convenience, details about illicit N. Korean networks in Hong Kong.

Business or pleasure? A N. Korean-Cambodian arrested in Hawaii
Andrea Berger
Andrea Berger August 7, 2015