June 17, 2021

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Biden’s North Korea outreach may be supported by missile defense

Biden’s North Korea outreach may be supported by missile defense

The Pentagon has quietly continued investing in U.S. missile defense systems, experts say

Biden’s North Korea outreach may be supported by missile defense
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung May 11, 2021
H. R. McMaster on North Korea and denuclearization – NKNews Podcast Ep. 182

H. R. McMaster on North Korea and denuclearization – NKNews Podcast Ep. 182

The former U.S. National Security Advisor discusses why past talks have failed and what to do going forward

H. R. McMaster on North Korea and denuclearization – NKNews Podcast Ep. 182
NK News
NK News May 11, 2021
No matter what Biden does, North Korea will still accuse him of ‘hostile policy’
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No matter what Biden does, North Korea will still accuse him of ‘hostile policy’

The more the US stresses denuclearization in any form, the more the DPRK will use this term to get what it wants

No matter what Biden does, North Korea will still accuse him of ‘hostile policy’
Edward Howell
Edward Howell May 7, 2021
US and South Korean defense officials to discuss North Korea next week

US and South Korean defense officials to discuss North Korea next week

Officials will meet in Washington and discuss the transfer of wartime operational control

US and South Korean defense officials to discuss North Korea next week
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis May 7, 2021
South Korea to hold regular military drills starting next week

South Korea to hold regular military drills starting next week

Drills will cover wartime invasion scenarios, weapons of mass destructions and non-conventional threats like COVID-19

South Korea to hold regular military drills starting next week
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis May 7, 2021
Seoul official forecasts ‘low possibility’ of North Korean military tension

Seoul official forecasts ‘low possibility’ of North Korean military tension

Unification minister says Pyongyang will closely watch Moon-Biden summit this month before making any moves

Seoul official forecasts ‘low possibility’ of North Korean military tension
Kelly Kasulis
Kelly Kasulis May 6, 2021
US forces must ‘be ready’ for North Korean nuclear, chemical attacks: Official

US forces must ‘be ready’ for North Korean nuclear, chemical attacks: Official

China is at fault for a lax export control, contributing to North Korea’s weapons programs, said US officials

US forces must ‘be ready’ for North Korean nuclear, chemical attacks: Official
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 5, 2021
Biden can save lives by focusing on everything but North Korea’s nukes

Biden can save lives by focusing on everything but North Korea’s nukes

Stopping more conventional weaponry probably won't win leaders a Nobel Peace Prize, but it would improve security

Biden can save lives by focusing on everything but North Korea’s nukes
Jumin Lee
Jumin Lee May 4, 2021
North Korea in April 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in April 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021

North Korea in April 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro May 3, 2021
US says its North Korea policy review is ‘not aimed at hostility’

US says its North Korea policy review is ‘not aimed at hostility’

National security adviser emphasizes diplomacy and responds to North Korean threats of a “crisis beyond control”

US says its North Korea policy review is ‘not aimed at hostility’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 3, 2021