February 06, 2023

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

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
What to make of North Korea’s “peace offensive”?

What to make of North Korea’s “peace offensive”?

NK News spoke to three South Korea-based experts about the prospect of improving inter-Korean relations

What to make of North Korea’s “peace offensive”?
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne January 25, 2014
Kim Jong Un observes paratrooper night training exercise

Kim Jong Un observes paratrooper night training exercise

Training event emphasizes offensive capability; military figure returns to the spotlight

Kim Jong Un observes paratrooper night training exercise
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi January 22, 2014
Author: U.S. dealt with hawkish S. Koreans in Pueblo affair

Author: U.S. dealt with hawkish S. Koreans in Pueblo affair

New book shows how Johnson administration managed spy ship crew’s abduction in tense Cold War-environment

Author: U.S. dealt with hawkish S. Koreans in Pueblo affair
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young January 17, 2014
NK Media Watch – Jan 8 to 14

NK Media Watch – Jan 8 to 14

North Koreans Respond to Kim Jong Un's New Year's Address; 13th SPA Election Committee Announced; and the First Day of Sport in the New Year

NK Media Watch – Jan 8 to 14
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath January 15, 2014
U.S. Army adds forces to the Korean peninsula

U.S. Army adds forces to the Korean peninsula

Rotational deployments increase U.S. strength in Korea and fit into long-term strategy

U.S. Army adds forces to the Korean peninsula
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi January 14, 2014
Who do North Koreans think started the Korean War?

Who do North Koreans think started the Korean War?

North Koreans find it so difficult to question the tale of U.S. / South Korean invasion, defector says

Who do North Koreans think started the Korean War?
Mina Yoon
Mina Yoon January 8, 2014
Regime activity limited and conservative in December

Regime activity limited and conservative in December

At the end of the year, leadership is consolidating power and may be shifting back to Songun

Regime activity limited and conservative in December
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi January 3, 2014