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Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

US reviewed plans to use nuclear weapons on North Korea, strike leadership

US reviewed plans to use nuclear weapons on North Korea, strike leadership

Amid growing tensions in 2017, U.S. brushed up on plans to attack North Korea using nuclear weapons

US reviewed plans to use nuclear weapons on North Korea, strike leadership
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 14, 2020
Kim Jong Un: ‘Hypersensitive’ US military actions contributed to failed talks

Kim Jong Un: ‘Hypersensitive’ US military actions contributed to failed talks

Momentum to restore leader-to-leader rapport was set back after June 2019 Panmunjeom meeting, Kim suggests

Kim Jong Un: ‘Hypersensitive’ US military actions contributed to failed talks
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 11, 2020
Gen. Abrams: COVID-19 ‘accelerating the effects of sanctions’ in North Korea

Gen. Abrams: COVID-19 ‘accelerating the effects of sanctions’ in North Korea

Pyongyang is focusing on internal efforts to overcome COVID-19 and typhoon-related impacts, Abrams says

Gen. Abrams: COVID-19 ‘accelerating the effects of sanctions’ in North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 10, 2020
North Korea’s nuclear program carries on, but it’s getting even harder to track
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North Korea’s nuclear program carries on, but it’s getting even harder to track

The new International Atomic Energy Agency report is shedding light on North Korea's recent nuclear activities

North Korea’s nuclear program carries on, but it’s getting even harder to track
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda September 7, 2020
North Korea once again touts its national space program and satellite launches 

North Korea once again touts its national space program and satellite launches 

Pyongyang is increasingly promoting its space sector, possibly hinting at another planned launch in the near future

North Korea once again touts its national space program and satellite launches 
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 7, 2020
North Korea must return to talks for a ‘brighter future,’ US official says

North Korea must return to talks for a ‘brighter future,’ US official says

The US will take “strong actions” to show that missile launch “blackmail” doesn’t work, David Stilwell says

North Korea must return to talks for a ‘brighter future,’ US official says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 3, 2020
US sounds the alarm on North Korea’s missile development wishlist

US sounds the alarm on North Korea’s missile development wishlist

Advisory lists top industries and items North Korea may be seeking from abroad, warning global industry over sanctions

US sounds the alarm on North Korea’s missile development wishlist
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 2, 2020
South Korea’s defense ministry pushes for record-high $44.7 billion budget

South Korea’s defense ministry pushes for record-high $44.7 billion budget

Military strength & surveillance core to 2021 defense budget; unification ministry makes cuts to defector resettlement

South Korea’s defense ministry pushes for record-high $44.7 billion budget
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 1, 2020
North Korea not sending spy messages via Youtube channel, researcher says

North Korea not sending spy messages via Youtube channel, researcher says

YouTube channel at heart of Yonhap story is actually run from Mexico, Martyn Williams says

North Korea not sending spy messages via Youtube channel, researcher says
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 29, 2020
South Korea nominates Army Chief of Staff Suh Wook as new defense minister

South Korea nominates Army Chief of Staff Suh Wook as new defense minister

Suh served in the ROK military for more than three decades, vowing to "support peace" through strong military power

South Korea nominates Army Chief of Staff Suh Wook as new defense minister
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 28, 2020