February 29, 2024

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

ROK to spend over $84 billion on new military capabilities over five years: MND

ROK to spend over $84 billion on new military capabilities over five years: MND

Seoul says funds will help respond to "nuclear and WMD threats," but makes no mention of North Korea

ROK to spend over $84 billion on new military capabilities over five years: MND
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji January 11, 2019
North Korea must “drastically” denuclearize if it wants sanctions relief: Moon

North Korea must “drastically” denuclearize if it wants sanctions relief: Moon

ROK President expects U.S., DPRK to agree on "concrete measures" at upcoming second summit

North Korea must “drastically” denuclearize if it wants sanctions relief: Moon
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji January 10, 2019
North Korean delegation in Cambodia to learn about demining, bomb clearance

North Korean delegation in Cambodia to learn about demining, bomb clearance

Red Cross, police officials in DPRK team express "great interest" in technical exchanges

North Korean delegation in Cambodia to learn about demining, bomb clearance
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 6, 2019
North Korea in December 2018: a month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in December 2018: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analytic look at the main developments of the November 22-December 31 period

North Korea in December 2018: a month in review and what’s ahead
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Chloe Joo January 4, 2019
What an OPCON transfer could mean for the U.S.-South Korea Alliance
NK PRO

What an OPCON transfer could mean for the U.S.-South Korea Alliance

A transfer of command would likely strengthen, not weaken, the allies

What an OPCON transfer could mean for the U.S.-South Korea Alliance
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado December 25, 2018
James Mattis resigns as Trump’s Secretary of Defense

James Mattis resigns as Trump’s Secretary of Defense

In resignation letter, Mattis says defense secretary should have views "better aligned" with POTUS

James Mattis resigns as Trump’s Secretary of Defense
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne December 20, 2018
Our top 5 most popular episodes in 2018 – NKNews Podcast Ep. 50
Podcast

Our top 5 most popular episodes in 2018 – NKNews Podcast Ep. 50

From Anna Fifield to Thae Yong-ho, these NK News podcasts were the most popular so far

Our top 5 most popular episodes in 2018 – NKNews Podcast Ep. 50
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot December 16, 2018
NK media denounces Seoul for increasing defense budget, warns of consequence

NK media denounces Seoul for increasing defense budget, warns of consequence

Increased military budget roughly 125% value of North Korea's entire GNI

NK media denounces Seoul for increasing defense budget, warns of consequence
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji December 14, 2018
New U.S. government report lists N. Korea as “long-range” threat

New U.S. government report lists N. Korea as “long-range” threat

Report cites North Korea's continued weapon and ballistic missile development

New U.S. government report lists N. Korea as “long-range” threat
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne December 13, 2018
Two Koreas begin verifying removal of DMZ guard posts: defense ministry

Two Koreas begin verifying removal of DMZ guard posts: defense ministry

North and South Korean soldiers "peacefully" move across MDL for first time since it emerged

Two Koreas begin verifying removal of DMZ guard posts: defense ministry
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji December 12, 2018