January 20, 2022

Military affairs

Information related to military issues in North and South Korea

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Washington’s best North Korea decision so far?

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Washington’s best North Korea decision so far?

Experts vote on what they think were the best calls the US made on North Korea since 2011

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Washington’s best North Korea decision so far?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 10, 2021
North Korea prepares to open newest skyscraper street as deadline nears: Imagery

North Korea prepares to open newest skyscraper street as deadline nears: Imagery

Pyongyang may hope to celebrate successful mega-project in wake of major construction delays in recent years

North Korea prepares to open newest skyscraper street as deadline nears: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 8, 2021
10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Kim’s worst decision so far?

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Kim’s worst decision so far?

Experts vote on Kim’s worst calls during his first decade in power, from COVID controls to negotiating tactics

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Kim’s worst decision so far?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 8, 2021
US builds new radar to detect ballistic, hypersonic missiles from Indo-Pacific

US builds new radar to detect ballistic, hypersonic missiles from Indo-Pacific

Completion of radar in Alaska follows recent North Korean missile tests, as US notes ‘rogue’ state targeting it

US builds new radar to detect ballistic, hypersonic missiles from Indo-Pacific
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 7, 2021
Kim Jong Un demands military improve its education system at major event

Kim Jong Un demands military improve its education system at major event

North Korea’s top brass gathered for the ‘Conference of Military Educators’ in Pyongyang over the weekend

Kim Jong Un demands military improve its education system at major event
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 7, 2021
North Korea in November 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in November 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from November 1, 2021 to November 30, 2021

North Korea in November 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro December 3, 2021
Timeline: From COVID-19 vaccines to preparations to reopen North Korea’s border
NK PRO

Timeline: From COVID-19 vaccines to preparations to reopen North Korea’s border

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from November 1 to November 30

Timeline: From COVID-19 vaccines to preparations to reopen North Korea’s border
NK Pro
NK Pro December 3, 2021
Not just North Korea: Washington eyes expanded role for US-ROK alliance

Not just North Korea: Washington eyes expanded role for US-ROK alliance

US, South Korea reportedly agree to find ways to ‘enhance regional security cooperation’ as US seeks to contain China

Not just North Korea: Washington eyes expanded role for US-ROK alliance
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung December 3, 2021
South Korea passes record defense budget, floats funds for new aircraft carrier

South Korea passes record defense budget, floats funds for new aircraft carrier

Highest-ever defense budget in also includes funding for nuclear defense, helicopters and artillery interception

South Korea passes record defense budget, floats funds for new aircraft carrier
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 3, 2021
US and South Korea to update war plans to deter evolving North Korean threats

US and South Korea to update war plans to deter evolving North Korean threats

Two sides will also conduct assessment next fall for transfer of wartime operational control, defense chiefs say

US and South Korea to update war plans to deter evolving North Korean threats
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 2, 2021
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