February 02, 2023

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

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
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