December 08, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

How the North is run: the secret police
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How the North is run: the secret police

The DPRK's state security is the cornerstone of the Kim family's power - but life at the top is a dangerous game

How the North is run: the secret police
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy July 24, 2018
Mystery U.S. cargo plane flew to Pyongyang for “routine” purposes: official

Mystery U.S. cargo plane flew to Pyongyang for “routine” purposes: official

"Hercules" aircraft facilitated crew change for Pompeo's State Department mission, source says

Mystery U.S. cargo plane flew to Pyongyang for “routine” purposes: official
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 24, 2018
First images of newly-built North Korean warship published by state media

First images of newly-built North Korean warship published by state media

Kim Jong Un boarded recently-built vessel during field visit to Chongjin Shipyard

First images of newly-built North Korean warship published by state media
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald July 19, 2018
Understanding the North Korea remains recovery issue, post Singapore Summit
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Understanding the North Korea remains recovery issue, post Singapore Summit

Mutual benefits for U.S. and DPRK leaders in securing progress, but hurdles remain

Understanding the North Korea remains recovery issue, post Singapore Summit
Mintaro Oba
Mintaro Oba July 17, 2018
North Korea to start moving remains of U.S. soldiers in coming weeks: official

North Korea to start moving remains of U.S. soldiers in coming weeks: official

Transfer appears closer, though logistical details still need to be agreed upon

North Korea to start moving remains of U.S. soldiers in coming weeks: official
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 17, 2018
N.Korea urges Trump to ignore denuclearization doubts from hardliners, media

N.Korea urges Trump to ignore denuclearization doubts from hardliners, media

State media reacts to recent reports questioning DPRK intentions

N.Korea urges Trump to ignore denuclearization doubts from hardliners, media
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji July 16, 2018
South Korean defense chief dismisses concerns of imminent ROK disarmament

South Korean defense chief dismisses concerns of imminent ROK disarmament

Song Young-moo says "trust-building" needed before two Koreas reduce forces in border area

South Korean defense chief dismisses concerns of imminent ROK disarmament
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji July 12, 2018
NATO calls for continued sanctions pressure on North Korea

NATO calls for continued sanctions pressure on North Korea

DPRK also called on to "eliminate its nuclear, chemical, and biological warfare capabilities"

NATO calls for continued sanctions pressure on North Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 11, 2018
Citing improved inter-Korean relations, ROK suspends annual civil defense drills

Citing improved inter-Korean relations, ROK suspends annual civil defense drills

Annual Ulchi exercise - set to take place next month - will be scrapped, interior ministry says

Citing improved inter-Korean relations, ROK suspends annual civil defense drills
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji July 10, 2018
Japan pushes ahead with missile defense upgrade amid North Korean outcry

Japan pushes ahead with missile defense upgrade amid North Korean outcry

Radar systems purchase comes as Tokyo relaxes missile alert level at sea

Japan pushes ahead with missile defense upgrade amid North Korean outcry
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 4, 2018