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Latest Central Military Commission meeting sets the stage for party plenum
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Latest Central Military Commission meeting sets the stage for party plenum

The meeting's military and defense-heavy agenda indicates Pyongyang will likely adopt a hard line at the upcoming plenum

Latest Central Military Commission meeting sets the stage for party plenum
Rachel Minyoung Lee
Rachel Minyoung Lee December 23, 2019
Kim Jong Un says North Korea must bolster military in current “turbulent times”

Kim Jong Un says North Korea must bolster military in current “turbulent times”

Comments came in report on 3rd meeting of Central Military Commission held ahead of planned party plenum

Kim Jong Un says North Korea must bolster military in current “turbulent times”
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 21, 2019
State media hails Kim’s 2019 feats in cementing “the strongest national defense”

State media hails Kim’s 2019 feats in cementing “the strongest national defense”

As party plenum approaches, article by cabinet newspaper focuses on this year's military achievements

State media hails Kim’s 2019 feats in cementing “the strongest national defense”
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 20, 2019
Eight years into his rule, Kim Jong Un faces grim choices in 2020

Eight years into his rule, Kim Jong Un faces grim choices in 2020

Rising tensions do not bode well for the North Korean leader — or his people

Eight years into his rule, Kim Jong Un faces grim choices in 2020
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy December 16, 2019
North Korea hails recent tests as improving new “strategic weapon” development

North Korea hails recent tests as improving new “strategic weapon” development

U.S. warned peace will be in jeopardy if they respond negatively following probable rocket engine test Friday

North Korea hails recent tests as improving new “strategic weapon” development
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 14, 2019
North Korea says it conducted test to bolster its “strategic nuclear deterrent”

North Korea says it conducted test to bolster its “strategic nuclear deterrent”

Test is second at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground in the past week and comes as U.S. official set to visit ROK

North Korea says it conducted test to bolster its “strategic nuclear deterrent”
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 14, 2019
The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act: what it means for North Korea
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The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act: what it means for North Korea

From new sanctions to restrictions on U.S. troop withdrawals, new legislation stands to have significant impact

The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act: what it means for North Korea
Daniel Wertz
Daniel Wertz December 13, 2019
North Korea conducted rocket “engine test” over the weekend, South says

North Korea conducted rocket “engine test” over the weekend, South says

South Korea’s defense minister calls on Pyongyang to cease "activity that raises military tension"

North Korea conducted rocket “engine test” over the weekend, South says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 10, 2019
U.S. Congress moves to block Trump from pulling troops out of South Korea

U.S. Congress moves to block Trump from pulling troops out of South Korea

Lawmakers say U.S. military presence on peninsula "nonnegotiable" in any talks with Pyongyang

U.S. Congress moves to block Trump from pulling troops out of South Korea
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer December 10, 2019
How North Korea is making the most of its aging air force
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How North Korea is making the most of its aging air force

The DPRK has upgraded emergency landing strips and built runways at all of the leader's major palaces, imagery reveals

How North Korea is making the most of its aging air force
Jacob Bogle
Jacob Bogle December 6, 2019