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Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

Despite Trump’s claims, U.S. troops in the region have value

Despite Trump’s claims, U.S. troops in the region have value

Republican nominee's proposals show little understanding of wider security situation in Asia

Despite Trump’s claims, U.S. troops in the region have value
Donald Kirk
Donald Kirk July 25, 2016
Uganda reveals another military contract with North Korea
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Uganda reveals another military contract with North Korea

Language regarding status of contract absent in UN implementation document

Uganda reveals another military contract with North Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald July 20, 2016
Intentional lofting? North Korea’s June 22 Musudan tests
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Intentional lofting? North Korea’s June 22 Musudan tests

Image analysis of North Korea’s recent Musudan missile test

Intentional lofting? North Korea’s June 22 Musudan tests
Dave Schmerler July 14, 2016
Temporary shelter for ‘thousands’ of N. Koreans springs up in Pyongyang
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Temporary shelter for ‘thousands’ of N. Koreans springs up in Pyongyang

24-hour shifts, propaganda bands and scores of temporary shelters

Temporary shelter for ‘thousands’ of N. Koreans springs up in Pyongyang
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 12, 2016
Peace on the Korean Peninsula and the ‘Northern Limit Line’

Peace on the Korean Peninsula and the ‘Northern Limit Line’

DPRK think tank provides assessment of demarcation lines and conflict in the West Sea of Korea

Peace on the Korean Peninsula and the ‘Northern Limit Line’
Jong Kil Song June 20, 2016
DPRK history: the 170mm self-propelled gun in the Iran-Iraq War

DPRK history: the 170mm self-propelled gun in the Iran-Iraq War

Only combat use of North Korea’s exclusive weapon and its subsequent capture

DPRK history: the 170mm self-propelled gun in the Iran-Iraq War
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 19, 2016
South Korean SLBMs: Stabilizing second strike or destabilizing counterforce?
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South Korean SLBMs: Stabilizing second strike or destabilizing counterforce?

Unclear if benefits of second strike capability outweigh risks of additional arms racing with North Korea

South Korean SLBMs: Stabilizing second strike or destabilizing counterforce?
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy June 16, 2016
Forgotten allies: North Korea and Madagascar
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Forgotten allies: North Korea and Madagascar

Pyongyang long ago severed ties with much of the world, but legacy lives on in Madagascar

Forgotten allies: North Korea and Madagascar
On North Korea’s failed Musudan launch
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On North Korea’s failed Musudan launch

Is the fourth failure in just this year one step closer to a successful launch?

On North Korea’s failed Musudan launch
The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles
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The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles

Weapons such as the North's are more useful as instruments of terror than of precision

The accuracy – or lack of – of North Korea’s missiles
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy June 2, 2016