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North Korea in January 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in January 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

NK Pro has conducted an in-depth analytic review of news on the peninsula for the period between January 1 and 31

North Korea in January 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro February 3, 2020
U.S. ready to respond to possible “late Christmas gift” from North Korea: DOD

U.S. ready to respond to possible “late Christmas gift” from North Korea: DOD

Defense department official insists U.S. still seeking "diplomatic solution" to DPRK issue

U.S. ready to respond to possible “late Christmas gift” from North Korea: DOD
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 30, 2020
Czech gov’t foiled North Korean arms smuggling plot, intelligence service says

Czech gov’t foiled North Korean arms smuggling plot, intelligence service says

DPRK diplomat reportedly sought to acquire tank parts and drones, smuggle them through Africa and China

Czech gov’t foiled North Korean arms smuggling plot, intelligence service says
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham January 29, 2020
What to expect at a potential North Korean military parade next month
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What to expect at a potential North Korean military parade next month

A February parade could serve as an opportunity to showcase new missile tech without breaching Trump's "red line"

What to expect at a potential North Korean military parade next month
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda January 27, 2020
North Korea may be preparing to hold military parade, satellite imagery suggests
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North Korea may be preparing to hold military parade, satellite imagery suggests

Soldier formations appear at Mirim Parade Training Facility in Pyongyang ahead of notable February anniversaries

North Korea may be preparing to hold military parade, satellite imagery suggests
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 23, 2020
Kim Jong Gwan confirmed as North Korea’s new defense minister: state media

Kim Jong Gwan confirmed as North Korea’s new defense minister: state media

Promotion notable given Kim's background in state construction works, analyst says

Kim Jong Gwan confirmed as North Korea’s new defense minister: state media
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 21, 2020
How more great power diplomacy could solve the North Korean nuclear problem

How more great power diplomacy could solve the North Korean nuclear problem

A U.S.-China pact to protect their respective client states would put both North and South Korea under nuclear umbrellas

How more great power diplomacy could solve the North Korean nuclear problem
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy January 21, 2020
Keeping the peace at the DMZ – NKNews Podcast Ep.111
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Keeping the peace at the DMZ – NKNews Podcast Ep.111

Swiss Major General Patrick Gauchat discusses neutral actors on the peninsula and their importance going forward

Keeping the peace at the DMZ – NKNews Podcast Ep.111
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot January 21, 2020
‘Fire and fury’ in the Middle East: how the Iran crisis could impact North Korea

‘Fire and fury’ in the Middle East: how the Iran crisis could impact North Korea

The drone strike that killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani on January 3 has likely shaken up Pyongyang's leadership

‘Fire and fury’ in the Middle East: how the Iran crisis could impact North Korea
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin January 17, 2020
New North Korean film stresses military path after standing up to U.S. in 2019

New North Korean film stresses military path after standing up to U.S. in 2019

2.5 hr propaganda film recounts Kim’s 2019 summits, economic and military visits, and DPRK’s self-reliant “new path”

New North Korean film stresses military path after standing up to U.S. in 2019
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 15, 2020