April 13, 2024

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do

N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do

KPA artillery could be less than 5 km from South Korean island, increasing psychological effect

N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 23, 2015
American soldiers need to leave South Korea

American soldiers need to leave South Korea

Continuing U.S. presence helps Seoul avoid facing reality

American soldiers need to leave South Korea
Craig Urquhart
Craig Urquhart April 22, 2015
Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill

Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill

The Korean People's Air Force drill criticized by South Korea, but could be useful for visualization

Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 21, 2015
Military affairs, fishing top Kim’s agenda in March
NK PRO

Military affairs, fishing top Kim’s agenda in March

Kim making fewer appearances with fewer elites than in prior months, wife takes extended absence from public

Military affairs, fishing top Kim’s agenda in March
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 10, 2015
‘Songun’ now fading away in North Korea: Expert

‘Songun’ now fading away in North Korea: Expert

Professor argues that Kaesong Industrial Complex matters less now, may be abandoned by Pyongyang

‘Songun’ now fading away in North Korea: Expert
Subin Kim
Subin Kim April 9, 2015
Must the Cheonan wreck torpedo inter-Korean ties?
COLUMN

Must the Cheonan wreck torpedo inter-Korean ties?

Truly honoring the dead means not sacrificing Korea’s future to its past

Must the Cheonan wreck torpedo inter-Korean ties?
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter March 27, 2015
South Korea faces tough choice on THAAD

South Korea faces tough choice on THAAD

Deployed or not, missile defense system likely to remain a contentious issue

South Korea faces tough choice on THAAD
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi March 24, 2015
China, not U.S., seeks peace in North Korea: scholar

China, not U.S., seeks peace in North Korea: scholar

Korean unification would be bonanza not only for Koreans but for all Northeast Asia, academic says

China, not U.S., seeks peace in North Korea: scholar
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 18, 2015
Book on defecting fighter pilot tackles North Korea’s founding

Book on defecting fighter pilot tackles North Korea’s founding

Author of controversial story on Shin Dong-hyuk tells story of a very different kind of defector

Book on defecting fighter pilot tackles North Korea’s founding
John Power
John Power March 17, 2015
Regime focused on political events, military drills in February
NK PRO

Regime focused on political events, military drills in February

Pyongyang holds major party meetings, political observances, and military training

Regime focused on political events, military drills in February
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi March 10, 2015