December 04, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

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
Densely populated S. Korea makes military defense difficult – expert

Densely populated S. Korea makes military defense difficult – expert

Nuclear-armed, fully staffed North Korean military should not be taken lightly, defense strategist says

Densely populated S. Korea makes military defense difficult – expert
Elizabeth Jae
Elizabeth Jae May 1, 2014
North Korea emphasizes air force around Day of the Sun
NK PRO

North Korea emphasizes air force around Day of the Sun

Regime seeks to remind people of air force’s relevance, build institutional confidence

North Korea emphasizes air force around Day of the Sun
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 29, 2014
The contradictions of Dresden

The contradictions of Dresden

Park’s position on joint military drills, denuclearization doom her proposal

The contradictions of Dresden
Tim Beal
Tim Beal April 25, 2014
Military Foundation Day shows regime’s commitment to armed forces

Military Foundation Day shows regime’s commitment to armed forces

Public holiday primarily propaganda to maintain military loyalty, national pride

Military Foundation Day shows regime’s commitment to armed forces
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 23, 2014
Why interest in the North Korean army is dropping

Why interest in the North Korean army is dropping

The informal economy means young people have other options for success

Why interest in the North Korean army is dropping
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 17, 2014
Political shuffling continues amid heightened military activity in March
NK PRO

Political shuffling continues amid heightened military activity in March

Officials close to Kim, including his sister, continue rising in power and influence in regime

Political shuffling continues amid heightened military activity in March
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 3, 2014
Crashed drones reveal state of North’s drone program

Crashed drones reveal state of North’s drone program

Though unsophisticated, N. Korean UAVs useful for reconnaissance and observation

Crashed drones reveal state of North’s drone program
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 3, 2014
Pivot to Asia policy brings changes to U.S. military in Korea

Pivot to Asia policy brings changes to U.S. military in Korea

New U.S. policy means additions and improvements for deterring N. Korea

Pivot to Asia policy brings changes to U.S. military in Korea
JH Ahn
JH Ahn April 1, 2014
Senior USFK enlisted leader sees reasons for optimism in inter-Korean relations

Senior USFK enlisted leader sees reasons for optimism in inter-Korean relations

Continuing curfew, cultural respect emphasized in maintaining strong U.S.-ROK relationship

Senior USFK enlisted leader sees reasons for optimism in inter-Korean relations
JH Ahn
JH Ahn April 1, 2014