December 04, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

How does the dating scene work in North Korea?

How does the dating scene work in North Korea?

Pyongyang tries to instill 'love for revolutionary comrades' over romance, but people reject it

How does the dating scene work in North Korea?
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang March 28, 2014
The strange story of one Korean War POW

The strange story of one Korean War POW

Japanese-American soldier used ethnicity to free fellow prisoners-of-war

The strange story of one Korean War POW
Brandon K. Gauthier
Brandon K. Gauthier March 21, 2014
Military events, activities spike in N. Korea
NK PRO

Military events, activities spike in N. Korea

North generally responds to joint U.S.-ROK drills with more military activity of its own

Military events, activities spike in N. Korea
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi March 21, 2014
The threat of North Korea’s new rocket artillery

The threat of North Korea’s new rocket artillery

Possible 300mm multiple rocket launcher may have range covering half of South Korea

The threat of North Korea’s new rocket artillery
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi March 13, 2014
Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings

Tamil Tigers, innovators in the field of suicide attacks, were clients of Pyongyang arms sales

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell March 13, 2014
North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies

North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies

Pyongyang has history of backing radical nationalist movements in civil war

North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell March 12, 2014
An attempt to avoid the Fire: The U.S., South Korea, and Joint Exercises

An attempt to avoid the Fire: The U.S., South Korea, and Joint Exercises

Compared to 2013, annual military drills a restrained affair in 2014

An attempt to avoid the Fire: The U.S., South Korea, and Joint Exercises
Andrea Berger
Andrea Berger March 3, 2014
Marching Orders: A necessary tradition of annual parades and drills?

Marching Orders: A necessary tradition of annual parades and drills?

Former North Korea envoy says looming military drills in Korea aren't quite as necessary as the allies suggest

Marching Orders: A necessary tradition of annual parades and drills?
James Hoare
James Hoare February 20, 2014
North-South migration, part 1: Years of exodus 1945-1953

North-South migration, part 1: Years of exodus 1945-1953

National division led many groups in North Korea to look for a way out

North-South migration, part 1: Years of exodus 1945-1953
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov February 10, 2014
The hidden threat behind North Korea’s peace offensive

The hidden threat behind North Korea’s peace offensive

Consequences of ignoring overtures suggested by rumors, simulations of raid on S. Korean territory

The hidden threat behind North Korea’s peace offensive
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi February 1, 2014