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June 23, 2024

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North Korea says will bolster nuclear deterrent, slams U.S. on war anniversary

North Korea says will bolster nuclear deterrent, slams U.S. on war anniversary

5500-word report by DPRK foreign ministry says U.S. has left it no choice but to counter "nuclear with nuclear"

North Korea says will bolster nuclear deterrent, slams U.S. on war anniversary
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 25, 2020
“Kim Jong Un and the Bomb”: how to live with a nuclear North Korea

“Kim Jong Un and the Bomb”: how to live with a nuclear North Korea

Ahead of the release of his new book, analyst Ankit Panda discusses diplomacy, deterrence, and the DPRK's future

“Kim Jong Un and the Bomb”: how to live with a nuclear North Korea
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham June 25, 2020
Volte-face: What explains Kim Jong Un’s sudden change of heart?
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Volte-face: What explains Kim Jong Un’s sudden change of heart?

North Korea seems to be adopting a wait-and-see stance towards the South

Volte-face: What explains Kim Jong Un’s sudden change of heart?
Christopher Green
Christopher Green June 24, 2020
North Korea’s Central Military Commission: Kim Jong Un promotes a new generation
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North Korea’s Central Military Commission: Kim Jong Un promotes a new generation

Recent promotions hint at preparations for long-range artillery rocket and ballistic missile deployment

North Korea’s Central Military Commission: Kim Jong Un promotes a new generation
Daniel Pinkston
Daniel Pinkston June 24, 2020
North Korea could reverse suspension of military action against South: official

North Korea could reverse suspension of military action against South: official

Kim Yong Chol condemns remarks by South Korean defense minister, calls for "mutual efforts" to reduce tensions

North Korea could reverse suspension of military action against South: official
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Oliver Hotham June 24, 2020
Kim Jong Un suspends plans for “military action” against South Korea: KCNA

Kim Jong Un suspends plans for “military action” against South Korea: KCNA

North Korea leader reported to have assessed "prevailing situation," moved to de-escalate rising tensions with Seoul

Kim Jong Un suspends plans for “military action” against South Korea: KCNA
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy June 23, 2020
Motivations for mass leafleting: What next for inter-Korean tensions?
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Motivations for mass leafleting: What next for inter-Korean tensions?

Pyongyang seems intent at encouraging escalatory responses from Seoul

Motivations for mass leafleting: What next for inter-Korean tensions?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 23, 2020
A journey across the globe to remember the Korean War – NKNews Podcast Ep.134
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A journey across the globe to remember the Korean War – NKNews Podcast Ep.134

Hannah Y. Kim discusses traveling to twenty-six countries to meet and interview veterans of the Korean War

A journey across the globe to remember the Korean War – NKNews Podcast Ep.134
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot June 23, 2020
North Korea returns propaganda loudspeakers to inter-Korean border: report

North Korea returns propaganda loudspeakers to inter-Korean border: report

Move would represent a violation of the 2018 inter-Korean agreement, if confirmed

North Korea returns propaganda loudspeakers to inter-Korean border: report
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 22, 2020
“Traitors” and “dogs”: a brief history of North Korean leaflets in the South

“Traitors” and “dogs”: a brief history of North Korean leaflets in the South

North Korea has been sending anti-South leaflets over the border for years, and plans to send millions more very soon

“Traitors” and “dogs”: a brief history of North Korean leaflets in the South
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis June 22, 2020