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June 14, 2024

Military affairs

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North Korea vows to boost nuclear posture after US subcritical nuke test

North Korea vows to boost nuclear posture after US subcritical nuke test

DPRK slams US for destabilizing global security through no-expolosion experiment, though expert downplays threat

North Korea vows to boost nuclear posture after US subcritical nuke test
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 20, 2024
Kim Jong Un was ‘desperate’ to give up nukes, former ROK president writes

Kim Jong Un was ‘desperate’ to give up nukes, former ROK president writes

In memoir, Moon Jae-in claims North Korean leader said nukes were only for self-defense despite change of heart since

Kim Jong Un was ‘desperate’ to give up nukes, former ROK president writes
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park May 20, 2024
Why even faulty North Korean weapons won’t derail military ties with Russia
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Why even faulty North Korean weapons won’t derail military ties with Russia

Experts say both sides have too much to gain to jeopardize relationship that is ‘stronger than anyone suspected’

Why even faulty North Korean weapons won’t derail military ties with Russia
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin May 20, 2024
Kim Jong Un guides tactical missile test with ‘autonomous navigation’

Kim Jong Un guides tactical missile test with ‘autonomous navigation’

North Korean leader also visits another defense factory, warns enemies ‘not to play with fire’

Kim Jong Un guides tactical missile test with ‘autonomous navigation’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 18, 2024
Russia, China leaders warn US against intimidating North Korea militarily

Russia, China leaders warn US against intimidating North Korea militarily

Putin and Xi warned such actions may lead to armed conflict as U.S. and South Korea kick off joint air drills

Russia, China leaders warn US against intimidating North Korea militarily
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 17, 2024
North Korea fires presumed  ballistic missiles toward East Sea: ROK military

North Korea fires presumed ballistic missiles toward East Sea: ROK military

Launch comes after leader Kim Jong Un observed a live-fire test of new precision rockets last week

North Korea fires presumed  ballistic missiles toward East Sea: ROK military
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 17, 2024
Kim Yo Jong denies North Korea is selling arms to Russia

Kim Yo Jong denies North Korea is selling arms to Russia

Expert dismisses Kim’s claim that advances in weapons production are just for national defense as ‘ridiculous excuse’

Kim Yo Jong denies North Korea is selling arms to Russia
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin May 17, 2024
US sanctions five Russian nationals and firms over North Korea arms trade

US sanctions five Russian nationals and firms over North Korea arms trade

New measures add to Washington’s efforts to counter growing DPRK-Russia military cooperation and sanctions evasion

US sanctions five Russian nationals and firms over North Korea arms trade
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy May 17, 2024
State media review: North Korea slams Kiwis’ ‘provocative’ sanctions monitoring
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State media review: North Korea slams Kiwis’ ‘provocative’ sanctions monitoring

An in-depth analysis of criticism toward US allies, praise for youth laborers, a tourney for ‘golf addicts’ and more

State media review: North Korea slams Kiwis’ ‘provocative’ sanctions monitoring
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 16, 2024
Kim Jong Un lauds tactical weapon ‘breakthrough’ to aid war preparations

Kim Jong Un lauds tactical weapon ‘breakthrough’ to aid war preparations

New missile system is the latest progress in DPRK military production scheme set to conclude by year’s end

Kim Jong Un lauds tactical weapon ‘breakthrough’ to aid war preparations
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin May 15, 2024
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