May 17, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Kim Jong Il’s unlikely Maltese mentor & a secret military agreement

Kim Jong Il’s unlikely Maltese mentor & a secret military agreement

Kim Jong Il spent a year learning English in former British colony Malta

Kim Jong Il’s unlikely Maltese mentor & a secret military agreement
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young June 11, 2014
Wham Bam Nam! Good riddance to Seoul’s spy chief
COLUMN

Wham Bam Nam! Good riddance to Seoul’s spy chief

The now ex-NIS head meddled in politics and damaged inter-Korean ties

Wham Bam Nam! Good riddance to Seoul’s spy chief
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter May 29, 2014
Yun Tong Hyon promoted to colonel general

Yun Tong Hyon promoted to colonel general

Prominent military/party official of new generation continues rise after temporary decline

Yun Tong Hyon promoted to colonel general
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi May 28, 2014
He shells sea shells: Should we worry?
COLUMN

He shells sea shells: Should we worry?

Moral: The two Koreas urgently need to find their way back to a better way of relating

He shells sea shells: Should we worry?
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter May 23, 2014
Last word not said on the Northern Limit Line – Delury

Last word not said on the Northern Limit Line – Delury

Time ripe for applying Trustpolitik to the Yellow Sea maritime border – expert

Last word not said on the Northern Limit Line – Delury
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun May 22, 2014
Ma Won Chun becomes a military official

Ma Won Chun becomes a military official

Ma follows Hwang as key party officials gain greater influence over military

Ma Won Chun becomes a military official
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi May 19, 2014
North Korea appoints new ambassador to Cuba

North Korea appoints new ambassador to Cuba

Five-month vacancy ends for top position at embassy reportedly involved in illicit arms trade

North Korea appoints new ambassador to Cuba
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi May 18, 2014
Japan-based U.S. Global Hawk drones to monitor North Korea and China

Japan-based U.S. Global Hawk drones to monitor North Korea and China

Drones will fill regional reconnaissance gaps, support interests of America’s Asian allies

Japan-based U.S. Global Hawk drones to monitor North Korea and China
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi May 14, 2014
Is North Korea trying to revitalize the image of its air force & airline?
NK PRO

Is North Korea trying to revitalize the image of its air force & airline?

Aesthetic changes, media attention, and Kim’s flying habits have propaganda use for air services

Is North Korea trying to revitalize the image of its air force & airline?
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi May 11, 2014
April full of personnel changes, military events
NK PRO

April full of personnel changes, military events

Ascension of Hwang Pyong So to No. 2 slot caps month full of leadership transitions

April full of personnel changes, military events
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi May 5, 2014