September 26, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

North Korean hackers target Seoul’s defense sector during US-ROK drills: Report
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North Korean hackers target Seoul’s defense sector during US-ROK drills: Report

Security researchers say DPRK-linked trojan attack first detected Monday, when large-scale military exercises began

North Korean hackers target Seoul’s defense sector during US-ROK drills: Report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 26, 2022
Yoon warns of evolving North Korean threats during visit to wartime bunker

Yoon warns of evolving North Korean threats during visit to wartime bunker

South Korean president’s visit to bunker used as command post during conflict comes amid joint US-ROK military drills

Yoon warns of evolving North Korean threats during visit to wartime bunker
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 25, 2022
Russia raises alarm over ‘dangerous’ US-ROK drills, leafleting into North Korea

Russia raises alarm over ‘dangerous’ US-ROK drills, leafleting into North Korea

Moscow's foreign ministry echoes DPRK's stance as it criticizes exercises for worsening tensions on peninsula

Russia raises alarm over ‘dangerous’ US-ROK drills, leafleting into North Korea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer August 25, 2022
Why foreign offers of investment will never be attractive to Pyongyang
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Why foreign offers of investment will never be attractive to Pyongyang

Capital growth, transparency and foreign information are anathema to Kim Jong Un, who draws power from DPRK’s isolation

Why foreign offers of investment will never be attractive to Pyongyang
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 23, 2022
North Korean propagandists condemn US-ROK military drills as prep for invasion

North Korean propagandists condemn US-ROK military drills as prep for invasion

Higher-level state media has yet to comment on Ulchi Freedom Shield exercises, which allies say are defensive in nature

North Korean propagandists condemn US-ROK military drills as prep for invasion
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 23, 2022
US, ROK begin largest joint drills in years after North Korea brandishes nukes

US, ROK begin largest joint drills in years after North Korea brandishes nukes

Military exercises will include scenarios for protecting against and repelling DPRK attacks on South Korean territory

US, ROK begin largest joint drills in years after North Korea brandishes nukes
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 22, 2022
Kim Jong Un praises sacrifices of army medics for ‘victory’ over COVID-19

Kim Jong Un praises sacrifices of army medics for ‘victory’ over COVID-19

In speech, North Korean leader thanks soldiers mobilized to manage medicines and says he felt ‘empty’ about lockdowns

Kim Jong Un praises sacrifices of army medics for ‘victory’ over COVID-19
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer August 19, 2022
US stresses sanctions after North Korea tests two cruise missiles

US stresses sanctions after North Korea tests two cruise missiles

State Department says Washington will maintain measures against DPRK until it changes ‘underlying conduct’

US stresses sanctions after North Korea tests two cruise missiles
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca August 18, 2022
Yoon Suk-yeol’s plan to denuclearize North Korea isn’t so ‘audacious’ after all
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Yoon Suk-yeol’s plan to denuclearize North Korea isn’t so ‘audacious’ after all

Offers of aid will do little to persuade Kim Jong Un without security guarantees, something Seoul says it can’t provide

Yoon Suk-yeol’s plan to denuclearize North Korea isn’t so ‘audacious’ after all
James Fretwell
James Fretwell August 17, 2022
US, South Korea agree to deploy strategic assets if North Korea tests nuke

US, South Korea agree to deploy strategic assets if North Korea tests nuke

Allies agree on host of defense and security issues during working-level talks ahead of joint exercises next week

US, South Korea agree to deploy strategic assets if North Korea tests nuke
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 17, 2022
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