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North Korea’s 2019 missile development: new details from the UN Panel
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North Korea’s 2019 missile development: new details from the UN Panel

The report highlights just how far the DPRK has come in developing a range of short-range, solid-propellant missiles

North Korea’s 2019 missile development: new details from the UN Panel
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda April 28, 2020
What to make of South Korean claims of “nothing unusual” in North Korea
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What to make of South Korean claims of “nothing unusual” in North Korea

Few unusual or suspicious indicators were recorded before and after the death of Kim Jong Il

What to make of South Korean claims of “nothing unusual” in North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 27, 2020
South Korea, U.S. wrap up combined joint air force exercises: MND

South Korea, U.S. wrap up combined joint air force exercises: MND

Scale and length of the drills this week are "on par with" previous years, ROK military says

South Korea, U.S. wrap up combined joint air force exercises: MND
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 24, 2020
Signs of major upcoming military parade appear at North Korean training grounds
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Signs of major upcoming military parade appear at North Korean training grounds

Temporary structures installed this week at Pyongyang’s Mirim parade training area, satellite imagery reveals

Signs of major upcoming military parade appear at North Korean training grounds
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 23, 2020
North Korea’s replica Blue House circled as target for expected strike drills
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North Korea’s replica Blue House circled as target for expected strike drills

Replica South Korean presidential residency was previously destroyed in December 2016 special forces infiltration drill

North Korea’s replica Blue House circled as target for expected strike drills
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 17, 2020
North Korea still violating nuclear, biological weapons treaties: State Dept.

North Korea still violating nuclear, biological weapons treaties: State Dept.

Executive summary of upcoming State Department report highlights key source of U.S.-DPRK diplomatic stalemate

North Korea still violating nuclear, biological weapons treaties: State Dept.
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer April 15, 2020
North Korea kicks off major holiday with markedly low-key state media coverage

North Korea kicks off major holiday with markedly low-key state media coverage

Coverage of annual national meeting for DPRK founding leader's birthday, Tuesday's missile test yet to be appear

North Korea kicks off major holiday with markedly low-key state media coverage
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 14, 2020
North Korea’s latest missile test not “provocative or threatening,” U.S. insists

North Korea’s latest missile test not “provocative or threatening,” U.S. insists

With Kim Il Sung's birthday on Wednesday, U.S. Chairman of Joint Chiefs implies missile tests due to "celebration"

North Korea’s latest missile test not “provocative or threatening,” U.S. insists
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer April 14, 2020
Marching drills resume at Pyongyang military parade practice ground, images show
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Marching drills resume at Pyongyang military parade practice ground, images show

Large-scale training at North Korean site signaling parade preparations was halted in January amid coronavirus fears

Marching drills resume at Pyongyang military parade practice ground, images show
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 14, 2020
North Korea lays out budget plans, personnel changes at parliamentary meeting

North Korea lays out budget plans, personnel changes at parliamentary meeting

Lawmakers agree to spend 47.8% of state budget on economy, 15.9% on national defense

North Korea lays out budget plans, personnel changes at parliamentary meeting
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko | Jeongmin Kim April 12, 2020