January 20, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

The odd tale of a lone Israeli spy and North Korea

The odd tale of a lone Israeli spy and North Korea

Explosion kills Syrian technicians on North Korean train, Israeli agent spotted in Pyongyang

The odd tale of a lone Israeli spy and North Korea
Nate Thayer
Nate Thayer June 20, 2013
Analysis: Tracking Kim Jong Un’s east coast tour

Analysis: Tracking Kim Jong Un’s east coast tour

Kim Jong un completes largest tour outside of Pyongyang since inheriting power from the late Kim Jong Il

Analysis: Tracking Kim Jong Un’s east coast tour
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin June 12, 2013
Analysis: Kim Jong Un promotes People’s Security Minister

Analysis: Kim Jong Un promotes People’s Security Minister

Choe will keep his position as minister but simultaneously hold his higher General rank in the Korean People's Army (KPA)

Analysis: Kim Jong Un promotes People’s Security Minister
James Pearson
James Pearson June 11, 2013
The Russians are not coming to North Korea

The Russians are not coming to North Korea

North Korea’s Former Ally Now Mainly Concerned with Stability, Maintaining Status Quo

The Russians are not coming to North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 3, 2013
The front companies facilitating North Korean arms exports

The front companies facilitating North Korean arms exports

Investigation reveals the complex web of companies involved in DPRK arms exports

The front companies facilitating North Korean arms exports
Nate Thayer
Nate Thayer May 30, 2013
‘No dissenting views allowed’ – Moon Chung-in interview part 1

‘No dissenting views allowed’ – Moon Chung-in interview part 1

Westerner observers keep getting it wrong on North Korea - especially those from Washington, D.C.

‘No dissenting views allowed’ – Moon Chung-in interview part 1
Subin Kim
Subin Kim May 23, 2013
Rocky road to Pyongyang: DPRK-IRA relations in the 1980s

Rocky road to Pyongyang: DPRK-IRA relations in the 1980s

"In 1986 two Group B operatives travelled to Pyongyang to train with specialised KPA units"

Rocky road to Pyongyang: DPRK-IRA relations in the 1980s
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell May 17, 2013
How South Korea communicates with spies in North Korea

How South Korea communicates with spies in North Korea

“Attention number 521, attention number 521, Please receive a telegram”

How South Korea communicates with spies in North Korea
Martyn Williams
Martyn Williams May 10, 2013
Three Korean experts speak on three Korean issues

Three Korean experts speak on three Korean issues

"For North Korea, the best outcome of the 'crisis' was clearly showing China and Russia that the U.S. is a real threat to the region."

Three Korean experts speak on three Korean issues
Subin Kim
Subin Kim May 9, 2013
Data shows Kim Jong Un’s heavy military focus in Q1

Data shows Kim Jong Un’s heavy military focus in Q1

NK Leadership Tracker shows Kim Jong Un focused exclusively on military and Pyongyang prestige projects

Data shows Kim Jong Un’s heavy military focus in Q1
Luke Herman
Luke Herman May 8, 2013