December 10, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

What metadata reveals about North Korea’s latest long-range missile test
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What metadata reveals about North Korea’s latest long-range missile test

Time and location data attached to photos of the launch offer new insight into DPRK propaganda and military operations

What metadata reveals about North Korea’s latest long-range missile test
Ángel García
Ángel García November 23, 2022
South Korea, Japan test new interceptors after North Korean missile tests

South Korea, Japan test new interceptors after North Korean missile tests

US allies move to bolster missile defense systems after committing to more robust defense coordination at recent summit

South Korea, Japan test new interceptors after North Korean missile tests
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 22, 2022
A deep dive into the delicate ceasefire agreement with North Korea – Ep. 263
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A deep dive into the delicate ceasefire agreement with North Korea – Ep. 263

John Burzynski discusses why the Korean War armistice was meant to be temporary and why all sides should revisit it

A deep dive into the delicate ceasefire agreement with North Korea – Ep. 263
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News November 22, 2022
The eagle has landed: South Korea suspends air drills after fighter jet crash

The eagle has landed: South Korea suspends air drills after fighter jet crash

Soaring Eagle meant to train pilots to intercept North Korean and other enemy targets and follows recent DPRK flybys

The eagle has landed: South Korea suspends air drills after fighter jet crash
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 21, 2022
What BTS’ Jin can expect from front-line military service at North Korean border

What BTS’ Jin can expect from front-line military service at North Korean border

Former soldiers say serving on DPRK’s doorstep can be exhausting, but also recall things they enjoyed about army life

What BTS’ Jin can expect from front-line military service at North Korean border
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Yeji Chung November 18, 2022
Why Japan’s ability to detect North Korean missiles may be better than it seems
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Why Japan’s ability to detect North Korean missiles may be better than it seems

Errant warning about ICBM overflight and conflicting assessments have raised concerns that are likely misplaced

Why Japan’s ability to detect North Korean missiles may be better than it seems
Markus Schiller
Markus Schiller November 18, 2022
US, ROK discuss nuclear posture amid ‘severe’ situation with North Korea: Seoul

US, ROK discuss nuclear posture amid ‘severe’ situation with North Korea: Seoul

Washington reaffirms it will defend South Korea with ‘nuclear’ options as DPRK continues burst of missile testing

US, ROK discuss nuclear posture amid ‘severe’ situation with North Korea: Seoul
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 18, 2022
North Korea threatens ‘stronger’ military response to US-ROK-Japan cooperation

North Korea threatens ‘stronger’ military response to US-ROK-Japan cooperation

Foreign minister slams recent trilateral summit and US efforts to strengthen extended deterrence to its regional allies

North Korea threatens ‘stronger’ military response to US-ROK-Japan cooperation
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 17, 2022
Strategic escalation: Why North Korea and US-ROK alliance keep upping the ante
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Strategic escalation: Why North Korea and US-ROK alliance keep upping the ante

Both sides are pursuing goals that drive tit-for-tat cycle, though neither wants to push tensions to point of no return

Strategic escalation: Why North Korea and US-ROK alliance keep upping the ante
Go Myong-hyun
Go Myong-hyun November 16, 2022
Not even Joe Biden is convinced China can rein in North Korea
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Not even Joe Biden is convinced China can rein in North Korea

President warns Xi of increased military presence if DPRK tests nuke, but unclear if China wants to or can pressure DPRK

Not even Joe Biden is convinced China can rein in North Korea
James Fretwell
James Fretwell November 15, 2022