August 16, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Flooding hits new construction at North Korea’s Sohae spaceport: Imagery
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Flooding hits new construction at North Korea’s Sohae spaceport: Imagery

State media reports over 4 inches of rain in region Sunday that may have disrupted work on construction camp, warehouse

Flooding hits new construction at North Korea’s Sohae spaceport: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 9, 2022
South Korean navy sailor arrested for praising North Korean regime

South Korean navy sailor arrested for praising North Korean regime

Active-duty conscript collected DPRK army songs and books and shared pro-regime posts online, prosecutors say

South Korean navy sailor arrested for praising North Korean regime
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Sojin Jung August 8, 2022
How boost-phase missile defenses could help combat North Korean threats
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How boost-phase missile defenses could help combat North Korean threats

Technology will be essential for future defenses against DPRK weapons, but significant technical hurdles remain

How boost-phase missile defenses could help combat North Korean threats
Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi
Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi August 8, 2022
North Korea enacts medicine laws after death penalty decree on COVID supplies

North Korea enacts medicine laws after death penalty decree on COVID supplies

Supreme People’s Assembly also passes aerospace development law ahead of full session announced for Sept. 7

North Korea enacts medicine laws after death penalty decree on COVID supplies
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 8, 2022
China following ‘example of North Korea’ with risky missile launches: Taipei

China following ‘example of North Korea’ with risky missile launches: Taipei

Crisis in Taiwan Strait could aggravate regional security and impede cooperation over DPRK nuclear issue, experts say

China following ‘example of North Korea’ with risky missile launches: Taipei
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 5, 2022
Timeline: From 2019 repatriation controversy to death penalty for medicine sales
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Timeline: From 2019 repatriation controversy to death penalty for medicine sales

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from July 1 - July 31

Timeline: From 2019 repatriation controversy to death penalty for medicine sales
NK Pro
NK Pro August 3, 2022
North Korea in July 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in July 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from July 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022

North Korea in July 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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NK Pro August 3, 2022
North Korea slams US over Pelosi’s Taiwan trip, pledges support for Beijing

North Korea slams US over Pelosi’s Taiwan trip, pledges support for Beijing

DPRK foreign ministry says Washington ‘ruining’ regional security after top lawmaker lands in Taipei

North Korea slams US over Pelosi’s Taiwan trip, pledges support for Beijing
Arius Derr
Arius Derr August 3, 2022
UN nonproliferation conference won’t curtail North Korean nukes: Experts

UN nonproliferation conference won’t curtail North Korean nukes: Experts

First nuclear treaty review in 12 years has other issues to address amid uncertainty during Ukraine war, experts say

UN nonproliferation conference won’t curtail North Korean nukes: Experts
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 2, 2022
Straight down the middle: Why neutrality could be best option for two Koreas
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Straight down the middle: Why neutrality could be best option for two Koreas

Historical proposals for a unified Korea to be neutral have renewed relevance as great power competition intensifies

Straight down the middle: Why neutrality could be best option for two Koreas
Gabriela Bernal
Gabriela Bernal August 2, 2022