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Kim Jong Un leads artillery fire competition by North Korean military: KCNA

Kim Jong Un leads artillery fire competition by North Korean military: KCNA

Exercise aimed at ensuring combat readiness "under the simulated conditions of an actual war," state media says

Kim Jong Un leads artillery fire competition by North Korean military: KCNA
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 12, 2020
North Korea may be ready with “even more capable” ICBM: Pentagon official

North Korea may be ready with “even more capable” ICBM: Pentagon official

Hearing on U.S. missile defense budget follows North Korea's recent missile tests

North Korea may be ready with “even more capable” ICBM: Pentagon official
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer March 12, 2020
North Korea’s second missile test this year: what we learned
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North Korea’s second missile test this year: what we learned

The KN-25 now appears set to become a mainstay of the KPA’s short-range missile forces

North Korea’s second missile test this year: what we learned
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda March 11, 2020
How landmine removal on the Korean peninsula could help build much-needed trust

How landmine removal on the Korean peninsula could help build much-needed trust

The DMZ and surrounding areas are covered with nearly a million landmines — getting rid of them must be a priority

How landmine removal on the Korean peninsula could help build much-needed trust
Jessica Lee
Jessica Lee March 11, 2020
North Korean media’s latest weapon test coverage suggests further escalation
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North Korean media’s latest weapon test coverage suggests further escalation

Events over the past week suggest the DPRK may be on an escalatory path

North Korean media’s latest weapon test coverage suggests further escalation
Rachel Minyoung Lee
Rachel Minyoung Lee March 10, 2020
Kim Jong Un oversees mixed artillery and rocket system “strike drill”: KCNA

Kim Jong Un oversees mixed artillery and rocket system “strike drill”: KCNA

"Counterattack capability" military exercises are third attended by DPRK leader in last two weeks

Kim Jong Un oversees mixed artillery and rocket system “strike drill”: KCNA
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 9, 2020
North Korea fires three unidentified projectiles from east coast: JCS

North Korea fires three unidentified projectiles from east coast: JCS

Launches comes one week after DPRK's first missile tests of 2020

North Korea fires three unidentified projectiles from east coast: JCS
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 8, 2020
North Korea has “a lot of nuclear power,” Trump warns voters at town hall

North Korea has “a lot of nuclear power,” Trump warns voters at town hall

U.S. President concedes Americans may not prioritize DPRK issue, but repeats line that Democrats would start a war

North Korea has “a lot of nuclear power,” Trump warns voters at town hall
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 5, 2020
North Korea’s long-range missiles threaten U.S., Esper tells Senators

North Korea’s long-range missiles threaten U.S., Esper tells Senators

Esper's comments follow Trump saying he had "no reaction" to DPRK's short-range missile tests this week

North Korea’s long-range missiles threaten U.S., Esper tells Senators
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer March 4, 2020
Timeline: from coronavirus to the first missile test of the year
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Timeline: from coronavirus to the first missile test of the year

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from February 1 - March 2

Timeline: from coronavirus to the first missile test of the year
NK Pro
NK Pro March 4, 2020