May 24, 2024

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Sudan says it has ceased all military cooperation with North Korea

Sudan says it has ceased all military cooperation with North Korea

Announcement is not the first time Khartoum has claimed to have cut ties with Pyongyang, however

Sudan says it has ceased all military cooperation with North Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 7, 2018
South Korea, U.S. to refrain from publicizing future joint military drills: MND

South Korea, U.S. to refrain from publicizing future joint military drills: MND

No plan to scale down or cancel exercises, spokesperson insists

South Korea, U.S. to refrain from publicizing future joint military drills: MND
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji June 4, 2018
Joint military drills must end if U.S. “sincerely” wants talks: N. Korean media

Joint military drills must end if U.S. “sincerely” wants talks: N. Korean media

DPRK will remain skeptical of regime security guarantees while exercises ongoing, Rodong says

Joint military drills must end if U.S. “sincerely” wants talks: N. Korean media
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji May 28, 2018
Trump says U.S. military is “ready if necessary” after withdrawing from summit

Trump says U.S. military is “ready if necessary” after withdrawing from summit

But U.S. president leaves door open for summit to take place at a later time

Trump says U.S. military is “ready if necessary” after withdrawing from summit
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 24, 2018
N. Korean ruling party agrees to strengthen military, national security: KCNA

N. Korean ruling party agrees to strengthen military, national security: KCNA

Kim Jong Un urges military to "firmly safeguard" implementation of DPRK's new strategic line

N. Korean ruling party agrees to strengthen military, national security: KCNA
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji May 17, 2018
No plans to scale back joint military drills: Pentagon

No plans to scale back joint military drills: Pentagon

Pentagon spokesperson says no conversation about changing the scope of the drills

No plans to scale back joint military drills: Pentagon
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 17, 2018
South Korea to remove MDL propaganda loudspeakers on Tuesday: defense ministry

South Korea to remove MDL propaganda loudspeakers on Tuesday: defense ministry

ROK says move is essential for "building military trust"

South Korea to remove MDL propaganda loudspeakers on Tuesday: defense ministry
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji April 29, 2018
How the North is run: the paramilitaries
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How the North is run: the paramilitaries

Outside of the KPA are a range of groups with military characteristics

How the North is run: the paramilitaries
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy April 20, 2018
What Trump’s Syria strike means for North Korea

What Trump’s Syria strike means for North Korea

The action against Assad exposed many of the administration's foreign policy shortcomings

What Trump’s Syria strike means for North Korea
Stephan Haggard
Stephan Haggard April 15, 2018
What North Korea’s army flags can teach us about its recent history

What North Korea’s army flags can teach us about its recent history

Symbolism means everything in the DPRK - and the military's standard bearers are no exception

What North Korea’s army flags can teach us about its recent history
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy April 10, 2018