December 08, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Ongoing North Korean nuclear activities: What to make of the NBC leaks
NK PRO

Ongoing North Korean nuclear activities: What to make of the NBC leaks

Report details third covert enrichment site, probable dissatisfaction in U.S. intelligence community

Ongoing North Korean nuclear activities: What to make of the NBC leaks
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda June 30, 2018
UFG drill suspension “increases prospects” for N. Korea-U.S. diplomacy: Mattis

UFG drill suspension “increases prospects” for N. Korea-U.S. diplomacy: Mattis

Speaking in Seoul, Secretary of Defense also says no plans to scale down U.S. troop numbers in ROK

UFG drill suspension “increases prospects” for N. Korea-U.S. diplomacy: Mattis
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko | Oliver Hotham June 28, 2018
Turkey, N. Korea begin negotiations over Turkish soldier remains

Turkey, N. Korea begin negotiations over Turkish soldier remains

Talks followed Turkish ROK Ambassador's early June trip to Pyongyang

Turkey, N. Korea begin negotiations over Turkish soldier remains
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 26, 2018
Pompeo will not put a timeline on N.Korean denuclearization: CNN

Pompeo will not put a timeline on N.Korean denuclearization: CNN

But Washington still willing to "reassess" if it does not believe negotiations in good faith

Pompeo will not put a timeline on N.Korean denuclearization: CNN
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 25, 2018
Anti-U.S. rhetoric missing from DPRK’s Korean War anniversary coverage

Anti-U.S. rhetoric missing from DPRK’s Korean War anniversary coverage

Further signs of shift in North Korean propaganda narrative ahead of continuing U.S.-DPRK talks

Anti-U.S. rhetoric missing from DPRK’s Korean War anniversary coverage
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 25, 2018
North Korea already fulfilling Singapore summit promises: Trump

North Korea already fulfilling Singapore summit promises: Trump

Other White House officials, however, offer different assessments of progress on denuclearization

North Korea already fulfilling Singapore summit promises: Trump
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko June 20, 2018
What to make of Trump’s decision to end U.S.-ROK “war games”
NK PRO

What to make of Trump’s decision to end U.S.-ROK “war games”

Retired ROK army LTG Chun In-bum breaks down last week's decision to halt annual drills

What to make of Trump’s decision to end U.S.-ROK “war games”
Chun In-bum
Chun In-bum June 20, 2018
Seoul may suspend annual Ulchi Exercise: Blue House

Seoul may suspend annual Ulchi Exercise: Blue House

Emergency training is part of broader UFG exercises, typically takes place in August

Seoul may suspend annual Ulchi Exercise: Blue House
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji June 19, 2018
South Korea, U.S. to suspend planning for August joint military drills: MND

South Korea, U.S. to suspend planning for August joint military drills: MND

Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise will no longer go ahead, ROK defense ministry says

South Korea, U.S. to suspend planning for August joint military drills: MND
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald June 18, 2018
Two Koreas kick off first general-level military talks in over ten years: MND

Two Koreas kick off first general-level military talks in over ten years: MND

Pyongyang, Seoul set to discuss "the danger of war," among other things

Two Koreas kick off first general-level military talks in over ten years: MND
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji June 13, 2018