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Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

U.S. defense chief expects “early resumption” of North Korea talks: Blue House

U.S. defense chief expects “early resumption” of North Korea talks: Blue House

Washington "resolute" that sanctions will remain in place until denuclearization, Mark Esper says

U.S. defense chief expects “early resumption” of North Korea talks: Blue House
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji August 9, 2019
Punching above its weight? North Korea’s role as a “middle power”

Punching above its weight? North Korea’s role as a “middle power”

Asia Power Index places DPRK in 16th place, but score highlights the country's continued isolation

Punching above its weight? North Korea’s role as a “middle power”
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings August 7, 2019
North Korean foreign ministry criticism of U.S.-ROK drills: why it’s significant
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North Korean foreign ministry criticism of U.S.-ROK drills: why it’s significant

DPRK expresses continued interest in diplomacy, but warns of weapons development and deployment

North Korean foreign ministry criticism of U.S.-ROK drills: why it’s significant
Rachel Minyoung Lee
Rachel Minyoung Lee August 6, 2019
North Korean foreign ministry condemns new U.S.-South Korea military drills

North Korean foreign ministry condemns new U.S.-South Korea military drills

DPRK may deploy "powerful physical means" in response, foreign ministry warns

North Korean foreign ministry condemns new U.S.-South Korea military drills
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji August 5, 2019
North Korea in July 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in July 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analytic look at the main developments of the July 1 and July 31 period

North Korea in July 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro August 5, 2019
South Korea, U.S. begin scaled-down joint military exercises

South Korea, U.S. begin scaled-down joint military exercises

Recent missile tests by DPRK an "expression of discontent" over drills, ROK defense ministry says

South Korea, U.S. begin scaled-down joint military exercises
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji August 5, 2019
Kim Jong Un oversaw second test of new multiple rocket launcher on Friday: KCNA

Kim Jong Un oversaw second test of new multiple rocket launcher on Friday: KCNA

DPRK state media hails successful launch of new "Juche-oriented weapon"

Kim Jong Un oversaw second test of new multiple rocket launcher on Friday: KCNA
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 2, 2019
North Korean media coverage of July 31 “artillery” launches: what was notable
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North Korean media coverage of July 31 “artillery” launches: what was notable

Unusual emphasis on “modernization” and “ground military operations” suggests plans to bolster artillery

North Korean media coverage of July 31 “artillery” launches: what was notable
Rachel Minyoung Lee
Rachel Minyoung Lee August 1, 2019
The other threat from North Korea: international weapons proliferation

The other threat from North Korea: international weapons proliferation

DPRK weapons sales to the Middle East and Africa of great concern, but receive little attention

The other threat from North Korea: international weapons proliferation
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy August 1, 2019
North Korean soldier defected to South on Wednesday night, ROK military says

North Korean soldier defected to South on Wednesday night, ROK military says

Man was found near Imjin River just before midnight

North Korean soldier defected to South on Wednesday night, ROK military says
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 31, 2019