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Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Drawing a “red line” on North Korea: What’s the point?
COLUMN

Drawing a “red line” on North Korea: What’s the point?

First Trump, now Moon Jae-in - but such tough talk achieves little

Drawing a “red line” on North Korea: What’s the point?
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter August 18, 2017
Why U.S. military action against North Korea is not imminent

Why U.S. military action against North Korea is not imminent

Despite the rhetoric, a pre-emptive strike on Pyongyang remains unlikely anytime soon

Why U.S. military action against North Korea is not imminent
Daniel Pinkston
Daniel Pinkston August 17, 2017
Despite tension with U.S., all calm in North Korean capital: sources
NK PRO

Despite tension with U.S., all calm in North Korean capital: sources

Multiple sources report life in Pyongyang remains normal

Despite tension with U.S., all calm in North Korean capital: sources
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 15, 2017
The United Nations’ latest DPRK Resolution: How will Pyongyang respond?
NK PRO

The United Nations’ latest DPRK Resolution: How will Pyongyang respond?

The U.S. has called them the toughest measures "in a generation" - Kim Jong Un will likely increase tensions

The United Nations’ latest DPRK Resolution: How will Pyongyang respond?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 7, 2017
What Moscow wants: Russia’s vision for North Korea’s future
NK PRO

What Moscow wants: Russia’s vision for North Korea’s future

The Kremlin is a pivotal, yet ultimately passive power, when it comes to peninsula issues

What Moscow wants: Russia’s vision for North Korea’s future
Tristan Webb
Tristan Webb August 2, 2017
Moon’s five year plan for “peace and prosperity” in Korea, a summary
NK PRO

Moon’s five year plan for “peace and prosperity” in Korea, a summary

From plans for major economic cooperation with the North to denuclearization in four years, Seoul has an ambitious strategy

Moon’s five year plan for “peace and prosperity” in Korea, a summary
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji August 1, 2017
Beijing’s approach to N. Korea “insufficient”: former Communist Party professor

Beijing’s approach to N. Korea “insufficient”: former Communist Party professor

Huji Zhao argues that Chinese policy "does nothing but maintain the status quo”

Beijing’s approach to N. Korea “insufficient”: former Communist Party professor
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji July 20, 2017
Transferring wartime OPCON to S. Korea: the key questions

Transferring wartime OPCON to S. Korea: the key questions

In the event of a war with the North, should Seoul, or the U.S., call the shots?

Transferring wartime OPCON to S. Korea: the key questions
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy July 14, 2017
The ROK-U.S. missile test: What we learned about S. Korea’s capabilities

The ROK-U.S. missile test: What we learned about S. Korea’s capabilities

Taking place less than 24 hours after the DPRK's ICBM test, Seoul is improving its response time

The ROK-U.S. missile test: What we learned about S. Korea’s capabilities
Hong Hee-bum
Hong Hee-bum July 7, 2017
How to get ahead in the North Korean army

How to get ahead in the North Korean army

Work hard, bribe a little, and memorize the Leaders' speeches: the path to success in the KPA

How to get ahead in the North Korean army
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy June 28, 2017