December 07, 2021

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

As US-China rivalry heats up, experts see chance for cooperation on DPRK
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As US-China rivalry heats up, experts see chance for cooperation on DPRK

Two powers have shared interest in denuclearization, scholars say, but how Koreas will navigate rivalry remains unclear

As US-China rivalry heats up, experts see chance for cooperation on DPRK
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 29, 2021
Australia deploys warship to enforce UN sanctions against North Korea

Australia deploys warship to enforce UN sanctions against North Korea

The routine activity is focused on countering DPRK’s evolving sanctions evasion methods, expert says

Australia deploys warship to enforce UN sanctions against North Korea
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 29, 2021
North Korea-Iran relations: Overview, analysis and what to expect going forward
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North Korea-Iran relations: Overview, analysis and what to expect going forward

Pyongyang and Tehran's WMD and conventional weapons proliferation threatens Northeast Asia, the Middle East and the U.S.

North Korea-Iran relations: Overview, analysis and what to expect going forward
James Fretwell
James Fretwell October 26, 2021
North Korea flexes with SLBM test, and bigger missiles may be coming
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North Korea flexes with SLBM test, and bigger missiles may be coming

Test-launch from submarine shows DPRK’s confidence in weapon’s motor and may be a response to Seoul’s recent SLBM test

North Korea flexes with SLBM test, and bigger missiles may be coming
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda October 26, 2021
Arms buildup between two Koreas heightens risk of conventional and nuclear war
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Arms buildup between two Koreas heightens risk of conventional and nuclear war

In-depth review of military capabilities on the peninsula underscores obstacles to peace and catastrophic costs of war

Arms buildup between two Koreas heightens risk of conventional and nuclear war
James M. Minnich
James M. Minnich October 25, 2021
North Korea closes weapons expo after 10 days, says event generated ‘new ideas’

North Korea closes weapons expo after 10 days, says event generated ‘new ideas’

New nuclear missiles and other weapons were displayed for Kim Jong Un and other visitors at  ‘Self-Defense-2021’

North Korea closes weapons expo after 10 days, says event generated ‘new ideas’
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko October 25, 2021
Seoul says North Korea’s new missiles at an ‘elementary level’

Seoul says North Korea’s new missiles at an ‘elementary level’

Defense minister also describes Pyongyang’s recent test-launches as ‘threats,’ not ‘provocations’

Seoul says North Korea’s new missiles at an ‘elementary level’
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 22, 2021
Need for speed? Moon rides fighter jet, promotes South Korea’s defense sector

Need for speed? Moon rides fighter jet, promotes South Korea’s defense sector

ROK president says peace is goal of strong defense at Seoul’s largest-ever weapons expo after North Korean arms display

Need for speed? Moon rides fighter jet, promotes South Korea’s defense sector
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim October 20, 2021
Repatriating US soldiers’ remains from North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 205
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Repatriating US soldiers’ remains from North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 205

Ashton Ormes discusses his experience at the UN Command and work negotiating the return of servicemembers' remains

Repatriating US soldiers’ remains from North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 205
NK News
NK News October 19, 2021
Power for peace: Kim Jong Un frames missiles as deterrent against ‘war itself’

Power for peace: Kim Jong Un frames missiles as deterrent against ‘war itself’

In defense expo speech, North Korean leader dismisses US as insincere and criticizes those who ‘incite’ tensions

Power for peace: Kim Jong Un frames missiles as deterrent against ‘war itself’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim October 13, 2021