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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
Kim Jong Un hails North Korean military’s readiness at air force drill

Kim Jong Un hails North Korean military’s readiness at air force drill

Fighter jet exercises at base north of Pyongyang come one year after similar Kim visit

Kim Jong Un hails North Korean military’s readiness at air force drill
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 11, 2020
State Department approves potential $675 million arms sale to South Korea

State Department approves potential $675 million arms sale to South Korea

Equipment would support South Korea's F-35 airplanes, State Department says

State Department approves potential $675 million arms sale to South Korea
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer April 10, 2020
What South Korea’s April 15 elections could mean for inter-Korean relations

What South Korea’s April 15 elections could mean for inter-Korean relations

While voters list other issues as greater concerns, who wins next week stands to have a major impact on North-South ties

What South Korea’s April 15 elections could mean for inter-Korean relations
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 10, 2020
Kim Jong Un oversees artillery exercises ahead of key parliamentary meeting

Kim Jong Un oversees artillery exercises ahead of key parliamentary meeting

North Korean leader emphasizes modernization, war-readiness at sixth drills of their kind this year

Kim Jong Un oversees artillery exercises ahead of key parliamentary meeting
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 9, 2020
South Korean military to hold two-week field training exercise this month

South Korean military to hold two-week field training exercise this month

4500 soldiers to undergo training at the Korea Combat Training Center (KCTC) in Gangwon province

South Korean military to hold two-week field training exercise this month
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 8, 2020
North Korea’s “increasingly sophisticated” nuclear program threatens U.S.: DOD

North Korea’s “increasingly sophisticated” nuclear program threatens U.S.: DOD

Pentagon cites deterrence against North Korea in its "rationale" for U.S. nuclear arsenal

North Korea’s “increasingly sophisticated” nuclear program threatens U.S.: DOD
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer April 7, 2020
North Korea, a month in review – NKNews Podcast Ep.122
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North Korea, a month in review – NKNews Podcast Ep.122

Caroline Kearney talks us through some of the most important developments in March — and what to expect in April

North Korea, a month in review – NKNews Podcast Ep.122
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot April 7, 2020
ROK-U.S. cost-sharing talks: what’s at stake in the battle between the allies
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ROK-U.S. cost-sharing talks: what’s at stake in the battle between the allies

Amid broader efforts to get allies to pay more, a U.S. deal with South Korea could affect deals with Germany and Japan

ROK-U.S. cost-sharing talks: what’s at stake in the battle between the allies
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado April 3, 2020
North Korea’s claim of no COVID-19 cases “impossible”: Abrams

North Korea’s claim of no COVID-19 cases “impossible”: Abrams

North Korea continues to say it has no infections of the coronavirus within its borders

North Korea’s claim of no COVID-19 cases “impossible”: Abrams
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer April 2, 2020