December 04, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Heavy emphasis on military activity in July
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Heavy emphasis on military activity in July

Pyongyang conducts high volume of military drills, promotes and demotes more officers

Heavy emphasis on military activity in July
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi August 8, 2014
Syria proposes airline allotment agreement with North Korea

Syria proposes airline allotment agreement with North Korea

Syria claims that a proposed agreement between its state airline and North Korea’s will bring numerous economic benefits

Syria proposes airline allotment agreement with North Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald August 6, 2014
The Great Illusion – South Korean version

The Great Illusion – South Korean version

Park Geun-hye talks of ‘peaceful unification’ but her actions belie a peaceful process

The Great Illusion – South Korean version
Tim Beal
Tim Beal July 30, 2014
Hamisevicz: India uses North Korea to counterbalance China, Pakistan

Hamisevicz: India uses North Korea to counterbalance China, Pakistan

India monitors North Korea's interactions with South Asian neighbors through engagement

Hamisevicz: India uses North Korea to counterbalance China, Pakistan
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 21, 2014
How Israel’s Iron Dome could help defend against North Korean threats

How Israel’s Iron Dome could help defend against North Korean threats

Although Israel threatened by far fewer rockets than Seoul, experts say Iron Dome still could prove useful

How Israel’s Iron Dome could help defend against North Korean threats
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 17, 2014
Lawyer: S. Korea should be willing to ransom Korean War POWs

Lawyer: S. Korea should be willing to ransom Korean War POWs

Head of advocacy group believes Korean POWs issue is critical for South Korean national identity

Lawyer: S. Korea should be willing to ransom Korean War POWs
Elizabeth Jae
Elizabeth Jae July 15, 2014
N. Korea emphasizes island defense & assault capabilities
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N. Korea emphasizes island defense & assault capabilities

Island warfare key consideration in Pyongyang’s offensive, defensive military strategy

N. Korea emphasizes island defense & assault capabilities
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 14, 2014
N. Korea continues consolidation of power in June
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N. Korea continues consolidation of power in June

Pyongyang shuffles more leadership & military positions, streamlines more agencies

N. Korea continues consolidation of power in June
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 9, 2014
Analysis: N. Korean Scud missile launch
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Analysis: N. Korean Scud missile launch

Pyongyang attempts to improve capability of older missiles by increasing accuracy

Analysis: N. Korean Scud missile launch
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 7, 2014
Analysis: N. Korean tactical guided missile tests
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Analysis: N. Korean tactical guided missile tests

Increasing missile capability a strategic asset and deterrent to undermine enemy advantage

Analysis: N. Korean tactical guided missile tests
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 2, 2014