August 16, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

North Korea able to hit Japan with nuclear weapons, white paper warns

North Korea able to hit Japan with nuclear weapons, white paper warns

Tokyo defense ministry’s annual report lists DPRK as key threat, mentions counterstrike capabilities for first time

North Korea able to hit Japan with nuclear weapons, white paper warns
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi July 25, 2022
US, South Korea to hold large-scale military exercises from late August: Seoul

US, South Korea to hold large-scale military exercises from late August: Seoul

Allies rename summer drills as they seek to ‘normalize’ training downscaled in recent years, ROK defense minister says

US, South Korea to hold large-scale military exercises from late August: Seoul
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim July 22, 2022
This time, China likely won’t care (much) about a North Korean nuclear test
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This time, China likely won’t care (much) about a North Korean nuclear test

Beijing has pressured Pyongyang in past, but changed situation suggest seventh test may even serve China’s interests

This time, China likely won’t care (much) about a North Korean nuclear test
John Petrushka
John Petrushka July 19, 2022
North Korea building new ski resort in ‘holy land’ near Chinese border: Imagery
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North Korea building new ski resort in ‘holy land’ near Chinese border: Imagery

Major construction on ski slope and at Samjiyon Airport suggests country preparing for foreign or domestic tourists

North Korea building new ski resort in ‘holy land’ near Chinese border: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 15, 2022
Seoul calls repatriation of North Korean fishermen ‘crime against humanity’

Seoul calls repatriation of North Korean fishermen ‘crime against humanity’

Presidential office vows to investigate after photos show one man resisting handover, as 2019 case erupts into scandal

Seoul calls repatriation of North Korean fishermen ‘crime against humanity’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim July 13, 2022
North Korean spaceport likely undergoing major construction: Imagery
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North Korean spaceport likely undergoing major construction: Imagery

Activity ramps up at Sohae satellite launch complex after Kim Jong Un ordered large-scale upgrades in March

North Korean spaceport likely undergoing major construction: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 13, 2022
North Korea blames ‘alien things’ for COVID-19 outbreak – NKNews Podcast Ep. 244
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North Korea blames ‘alien things’ for COVID-19 outbreak – NKNews Podcast Ep. 244

The NK News team discusses anti-DPRK balloon launches, trilateral military drills, tactical nuke deployments and more

North Korea blames ‘alien things’ for COVID-19 outbreak – NKNews Podcast Ep. 244
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News July 12, 2022
South Korea and Japan navigate Abe’s legacy as they push to improve ties
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South Korea and Japan navigate Abe’s legacy as they push to improve ties

Tokyo free to seek relation reset with Seoul after election win, but militarization push could derail cooperation

South Korea and Japan navigate Abe’s legacy as they push to improve ties
John Lee
John Lee July 11, 2022
Anti-North Korea balloons could spark the peninsula’s next military crisis
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Anti-North Korea balloons could spark the peninsula’s next military crisis

Pyongyang has set stage for retaliatory action by blaming balloons for spreading COVID, posing a dilemma for Seoul

Anti-North Korea balloons could spark the peninsula’s next military crisis
James Fretwell
James Fretwell July 11, 2022
North Korean ‘provocations’ only lead to its isolation: Seoul’s foreign minister

North Korean ‘provocations’ only lead to its isolation: Seoul’s foreign minister

Park Jin says South Korea should compel Pyongyang to denuclearize through both sanctions and dialogue

North Korean ‘provocations’ only lead to its isolation: Seoul’s foreign minister
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim July 11, 2022
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