December 07, 2021

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

North Korea holds space conference, says launching satellites will help economy

North Korea holds space conference, says launching satellites will help economy

Aerospace engineers, students gather after Kim Jong Un ordered development of military recon satellite earlier this year

North Korea holds space conference, says launching satellites will help economy
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 22, 2021
EXPLAINER: What North Korea policy might look like under Yoon Seok-youl
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EXPLAINER: What North Korea policy might look like under Yoon Seok-youl

NK Pro analyzes the conservative presidential candidate’s remarks, with commentary from his top policy adviser

EXPLAINER: What North Korea policy might look like under Yoon Seok-youl
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 18, 2021
Yoon Seok-youl’s DPRK policy ensures return to ‘fire and fury’: Democratic Party

Yoon Seok-youl’s DPRK policy ensures return to ‘fire and fury’: Democratic Party

Democratic Party blasts presidential candidate after he suggests scrapping 2018 inter-Korean military agreement

Yoon Seok-youl’s DPRK policy ensures return to ‘fire and fury’: Democratic Party
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 18, 2021
North Korea has reasons to worry as US-China tensions rise over Taiwan
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North Korea has reasons to worry as US-China tensions rise over Taiwan

Biden could support greater military developments in South Korea in efforts to thwart China’s regional ambitions

North Korea has reasons to worry as US-China tensions rise over Taiwan
James Fretwell
James Fretwell November 16, 2021
Former IAEA official: DPRK unlikely to invite inspectors without nuclear deal

Former IAEA official: DPRK unlikely to invite inspectors without nuclear deal

Laura Rockwood, who helped negotiate 1992 Safeguards Agreement, says DPRK has ‘residual angst’ about nuclear agency

Former IAEA official: DPRK unlikely to invite inspectors without nuclear deal
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 10, 2021
Why panic over Pyongyang’s missile shenanigans is unnecessary
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Why panic over Pyongyang’s missile shenanigans is unnecessary

North Korea's latest tests are insufficient to prove weapon reliability, and there are no signs of an impending attack

Why panic over Pyongyang’s missile shenanigans is unnecessary
Nah Liang Tuang
Nah Liang Tuang November 9, 2021
Despite the hype, North Korea and US won’t play ball on ending the Korean War
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Despite the hype, North Korea and US won’t play ball on ending the Korean War

Seoul is insistent, but Pyongyang and Washington are stuck on what comes first: denuclearization or sanctions relief

Despite the hype, North Korea and US won’t play ball on ending the Korean War
James Fretwell
James Fretwell November 8, 2021
North Korea launches artillery drill to ‘increase combat capabilities’

North Korea launches artillery drill to ‘increase combat capabilities’

Saturday drill marks the first time this year such an exercise was publicized without leader Kim Jong Un present

North Korea launches artillery drill to ‘increase combat capabilities’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 7, 2021
Timeline: From North Korea’s new missile to South Korea’s first rocket
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Timeline: From North Korea’s new missile to South Korea’s first rocket

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from October 1 to October 31

Timeline: From North Korea’s new missile to South Korea’s first rocket
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NK Pro November 3, 2021
North Korea in October 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in October 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from October 1, 2021 to October 31, 2021

North Korea in October 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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NK Pro November 3, 2021