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Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

South Korean Air Force begins independent combat exercises

South Korean Air Force begins independent combat exercises

Joint ROK-U.S air combat exercise to go ahead, too, as DPRK condemns "war drills"

South Korean Air Force begins independent combat exercises
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji December 3, 2018
North Korean soldier crosses MDL, defects to South Korea: JCS

North Korean soldier crosses MDL, defects to South Korea: JCS

Defection took place in Gangwon province early Saturday morning, ROK military says

North Korean soldier crosses MDL, defects to South Korea: JCS
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji November 30, 2018
UN sanctions committee allows Seoul to resupply Northern military hotline

UN sanctions committee allows Seoul to resupply Northern military hotline

Equipment will facilitate "inter-Korean cooperation, contact, and visits": MND

UN sanctions committee allows Seoul to resupply Northern military hotline
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji November 30, 2018
North Korea in November 2018: a month in review
NK PRO

North Korea in November 2018: a month in review

An analytic look at the main developments of the October 22-November 21 period

North Korea in November 2018: a month in review
NK Pro
NK Pro November 26, 2018
North Korean soldiers at Joint Security Area sporting new uniforms, photos reveal

North Korean soldiers at Joint Security Area sporting new uniforms, photos reveal

Change comes amid ongoing negotiations on logistics for newly-demilitarized JSA

North Korean soldiers at Joint Security Area sporting new uniforms, photos reveal
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 22, 2018
U.S., South Korea to scale back next Foal Eagle military drills

U.S., South Korea to scale back next Foal Eagle military drills

Defense secretary says the upcoming exercises to be "reorganized"

U.S., South Korea to scale back next Foal Eagle military drills
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 21, 2018
North Korea destroys 10 guard posts along demilitarized zone: ROK MND

North Korea destroys 10 guard posts along demilitarized zone: ROK MND

Demolition part of implementation of September's military agreement, took place at 1500 KST

North Korea destroys 10 guard posts along demilitarized zone: ROK MND
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji November 20, 2018
UNC “obstacle” to inter-Korean cooperation, military agreement: DPRK state media

UNC “obstacle” to inter-Korean cooperation, military agreement: DPRK state media

DPRK Today accuses U.S. of "violent infringement" of right to national self-determination

UNC “obstacle” to inter-Korean cooperation, military agreement: DPRK state media
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji November 19, 2018
What to make of North Korea’s surprise “tactical” weapons test
NK PRO

What to make of North Korea’s surprise “tactical” weapons test

Pyongyang is likely responding to a recent resumption of U.S.-ROK military drills, among other frustrations

What to make of North Korea’s surprise “tactical” weapons test
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda November 17, 2018
Why declaring an end to the Korean War is more complicated than you might think

Why declaring an end to the Korean War is more complicated than you might think

Five conflicts continue on the peninsula - sustainable peace will require an end to them all

Why declaring an end to the Korean War is more complicated than you might think
Daniel Pinkston
Daniel Pinkston November 12, 2018