August 10, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Should we worry about N.Korea’s SLBMs?
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Should we worry about N.Korea’s SLBMs?

North Korea is clearly on the path toward developing a missile fired from a submarine with a nuke

Should we worry about N.Korea’s SLBMs?
Organization of North Korea’s ballistic missiles
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Organization of North Korea’s ballistic missiles

DPRK’s Strategic Force an opaque but vital part of the Korean People’s Army

Organization of North Korea’s ballistic missiles
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy May 16, 2016
With Byungjin, Kim Jong Un hedges his bets

With Byungjin, Kim Jong Un hedges his bets

Despite economic emphasis, planks of North Korean strategy hold fail-safe in event of setbacks

With Byungjin, Kim Jong Un hedges his bets
Andray Abrahamian
Andray Abrahamian May 9, 2016
How North Korea would use ballistic missiles
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How North Korea would use ballistic missiles

DPRK’s arsenal of long-range missiles mainly for targeting civilians, not attacking military targets

How North Korea would use ballistic missiles
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy May 5, 2016
S.Korea makes shaky claims on North Korea’s satellite launch
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S.Korea makes shaky claims on North Korea’s satellite launch

Recent claims made by military experts in South Korea pull too much data from one fairing

S.Korea makes shaky claims on North Korea’s satellite launch
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy April 29, 2016
To ‘get’ Kim Jong Un, Sun Tzu trumps Clausewitz

To ‘get’ Kim Jong Un, Sun Tzu trumps Clausewitz

In order to deal with dictators, one has to understand what motivates them, to be in their head

To ‘get’ Kim Jong Un, Sun Tzu trumps Clausewitz
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy April 27, 2016
North Korea offers what it doesn’t have

North Korea offers what it doesn’t have

Pyongyang tries to bargain away illegal nuclear weapons program instead of facing responsibility

North Korea offers what it doesn’t have
Bruce Klingner
Bruce Klingner April 25, 2016
The North Korean offer: Why now?

The North Korean offer: Why now?

Deal of no nuke tests for no U.S.-ROK drills even falls short of Leap Day Deal

The North Korean offer: Why now?
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard April 24, 2016
What good is North Korea’s subway system?

What good is North Korea’s subway system?

Opulent, palatial subway system has few stops, but at least it doubles as a bomb shelter

What good is North Korea’s subway system?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 17, 2016
A provocative week in the rule of Kim Jong Un

A provocative week in the rule of Kim Jong Un

Satellite image analysis based on media reports reveals his journey through the east coast

A provocative week in the rule of Kim Jong Un
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi | JH Ahn April 13, 2016