August 10, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Temporary shelter for ‘thousands’ of N. Koreans springs up in Pyongyang
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Temporary shelter for ‘thousands’ of N. Koreans springs up in Pyongyang

24-hour shifts, propaganda bands and scores of temporary shelters

Temporary shelter for ‘thousands’ of N. Koreans springs up in Pyongyang
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 12, 2016
Peace on the Korean Peninsula and the ‘Northern Limit Line’

Peace on the Korean Peninsula and the ‘Northern Limit Line’

DPRK think tank provides assessment of demarcation lines and conflict in the West Sea of Korea

Peace on the Korean Peninsula and the ‘Northern Limit Line’
Jong Kil Song
Jong Kil Song June 20, 2016
DPRK history: the 170mm self-propelled gun in the Iran-Iraq War

DPRK history: the 170mm self-propelled gun in the Iran-Iraq War

Only combat use of North Korea’s exclusive weapon and its subsequent capture

DPRK history: the 170mm self-propelled gun in the Iran-Iraq War
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 19, 2016
South Korean SLBMs: Stabilizing second strike or destabilizing counterforce?
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South Korean SLBMs: Stabilizing second strike or destabilizing counterforce?

Unclear if benefits of second strike capability outweigh risks of additional arms racing with North Korea

South Korean SLBMs: Stabilizing second strike or destabilizing counterforce?
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy June 16, 2016
Forgotten allies: North Korea and Madagascar
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Forgotten allies: North Korea and Madagascar

Pyongyang long ago severed ties with much of the world, but legacy lives on in Madagascar

Forgotten allies: North Korea and Madagascar
On North Korea’s failed Musudan launch
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On North Korea’s failed Musudan launch

Is the fourth failure in just this year one step closer to a successful launch?

On North Korea’s failed Musudan launch
The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles
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The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles

Weapons such as the North's are more useful as instruments of terror than of precision

The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy June 2, 2016
North Korea’s inaccurate yet useful converted S-75 missiles
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North Korea’s inaccurate yet useful converted S-75 missiles

Aging anti-air systems can be repurposed as offensive weapons against civilians, missile defenses

North Korea’s inaccurate yet useful converted S-75 missiles
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy May 25, 2016
N.Korea’s missiles and nukes create dilemma for Japan

N.Korea’s missiles and nukes create dilemma for Japan

Just War Theory proscribes pre-emptive strikes; Article 9 of their constitution prohibits war

N.Korea’s missiles and nukes create dilemma for Japan
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy May 25, 2016
What’s behind North Korea’s attempts for dialogue?

What’s behind North Korea’s attempts for dialogue?

Seoul must be ready for Pyongyang's further 'peace offensives' with its own suggestions

What’s behind North Korea’s attempts for dialogue?
Cha Du-hyeogn
Cha Du-hyeogn May 23, 2016