December 04, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Dreams of unification: why Pyongyang can’t conquer the peninsula

Dreams of unification: why Pyongyang can’t conquer the peninsula

There are simply too many obstacles to a North Korean take over of the South

Dreams of unification: why Pyongyang can’t conquer the peninsula
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 22, 2017
Capacity building and bomb disposal in North Korea

Capacity building and bomb disposal in North Korea

An interview with the ICRC team training North Korean police in Explosive Ordnance Disposal

Capacity building and bomb disposal in North Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald December 19, 2017
“Last chance” to resolve N. Korea issue peacefully, says former ROK negotiator

“Last chance” to resolve N. Korea issue peacefully, says former ROK negotiator

Veteran South Korean diplomat Chun Yung-woo says China remains the key to influencing the DPRK

“Last chance” to resolve N. Korea issue peacefully, says former ROK negotiator
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji December 15, 2017
President Moon goes to China: Three no’s, two freezes, and a seasonal opportunity?
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President Moon goes to China: Three no’s, two freezes, and a seasonal opportunity?

President Moon's state visit to China could lead to improved relations with Beijing, possible halt in N. Korean missile testing

President Moon goes to China: Three no’s, two freezes, and a seasonal opportunity?
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy December 12, 2017
How to get rich in the North Korean fishing industry

How to get rich in the North Korean fishing industry

The story of Mr. Kim, who made it big in the DPRK's private seafood business

How to get rich in the North Korean fishing industry
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov December 3, 2017
Risks for severe North Korea miscalculation “high”: policy consultant

Risks for severe North Korea miscalculation “high”: policy consultant

Dr. Kevin Shepard says Pyongyang say misjudge any sudden U.S. moves - and retaliate

Risks for severe North Korea miscalculation “high”: policy consultant
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 28, 2017
Where Washington’s North Korea policy goes from here

Where Washington’s North Korea policy goes from here

CNAS's Patrick Cronin says that Trump's "unorthodox" approach to Pyongyang has its merits

Where Washington’s North Korea policy goes from here
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham November 22, 2017
Stepping up pressure: how China sees North Korea

Stepping up pressure: how China sees North Korea

The Stimson Center's Yun Sun says the U.S. must make a case rooted in Beijing's interests

Stepping up pressure: how China sees North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 20, 2017
Trump’s speech to the National Assembly: what we learned
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Trump’s speech to the National Assembly: what we learned

The President warned North Korea not to "test" the U.S. and condemned Kim Jong Un - Pyongyang will likely react soon

Trump’s speech to the National Assembly: what we learned
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham November 8, 2017
Why a breakout of war on the peninsula is the least of South Korea’s worries

Why a breakout of war on the peninsula is the least of South Korea’s worries

Stuck between "American First" and Byungjin, Seoul needs to steel itself for uncertainty

Why a breakout of war on the peninsula is the least of South Korea’s worries
John Lee
John Lee November 1, 2017