February 21, 2024

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

How the North is run: the criminal police
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How the North is run: the criminal police

The DPRK's regular police force have a close relationship with their more clandestine colleagues - though the job is much less risky

How the North is run: the criminal police
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy September 25, 2018
De facto peace treaty? Unpacking the inter-Korean military agreement

De facto peace treaty? Unpacking the inter-Korean military agreement

If the DPRK follows through on their promises, there is potential for Southern tactical advantages

De facto peace treaty? Unpacking the inter-Korean military agreement
Chun In-bum
Chun In-bum September 23, 2018
Moonwalking in Pyongyang: the third Moon-Kim summit – NKNews Podcast Ep.38
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Moonwalking in Pyongyang: the third Moon-Kim summit – NKNews Podcast Ep.38

The Seoul NK News team discusses what to make of President Moon's trip to Pyongyang

Moonwalking in Pyongyang: the third Moon-Kim summit – NKNews Podcast Ep.38
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot September 22, 2018
Two Koreas agree to end military exercises near border, withdraw GPs in DMZ

Two Koreas agree to end military exercises near border, withdraw GPs in DMZ

Both sides to establish joint military committee, establish "peace zone" in West Sea

Two Koreas agree to end military exercises near border, withdraw GPs in DMZ
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji September 19, 2018
Two Koreas engaging in “operational arms control” at an entry level: Seoul

Two Koreas engaging in “operational arms control” at an entry level: Seoul

"Concrete consultations" on the transformation of the disputed western maritime border now underway

Two Koreas engaging in “operational arms control” at an entry level: Seoul
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji September 13, 2018
U.S. identifies remains of two servicemen killed in the Korean War

U.S. identifies remains of two servicemen killed in the Korean War

Negotiations for the return of additional remains are ongoing

U.S. identifies remains of two servicemen killed in the Korean War
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne September 11, 2018
Two Koreas to hold working-level military talks this week, ahead of summit: MND

Two Koreas to hold working-level military talks this week, ahead of summit: MND

Seoul, Pyongyang to discuss necessary measures to conclude an agreement on military sector

Two Koreas to hold working-level military talks this week, ahead of summit: MND
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji September 10, 2018
The 70th anniversary of the DPRK: celebrations and diplomacy
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The 70th anniversary of the DPRK: celebrations and diplomacy

Chinese delegate sits front and center, but signs of enduring differences remain

The 70th anniversary of the DPRK: celebrations and diplomacy
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy September 10, 2018
North Korea’s foundation day military parade: What’s new?
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North Korea’s foundation day military parade: What’s new?

North Korea's latest parade lacked missiles, though there were plenty of new developments

North Korea’s foundation day military parade: What’s new?
Joost Oliemans
Joost Oliemans | Stijn Mitzer September 9, 2018
Is North Korea’s 9/9 Foundation Day its most important holiday?

Is North Korea’s 9/9 Foundation Day its most important holiday?

In terms of large celebrations, the holiday lacks a clear pattern over last 70 years

Is North Korea’s 9/9 Foundation Day its most important holiday?
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy September 8, 2018