December 02, 2021

Missiles

Information related to the North Korean missile program

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
Why North Korean media stayed silent on new holiday celebrating nuclear missiles

Why North Korean media stayed silent on new holiday celebrating nuclear missiles

Pyongyang may remain cautious over promoting its nukes, though questions remain about internal celebrations

Why North Korean media stayed silent on new holiday celebrating nuclear missiles
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 30, 2021
What to expect on North Korea’s new nuclear missile holiday next week

What to expect on North Korea’s new nuclear missile holiday next week

Pyongyang may conduct meetings, a parade or a missile test to celebrate Rocket Industry Day on Nov. 29

What to expect on North Korea’s new nuclear missile holiday next week
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 26, 2021
Yoon Seok-youl’s rise doesn’t bode well for inter-Korean relations
COLUMN

Yoon Seok-youl’s rise doesn’t bode well for inter-Korean relations

Conservative candidate will likely take harder line on North Korea if elected, risking confrontation and freeze in ties

Yoon Seok-youl’s rise doesn’t bode well for inter-Korean relations
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 19, 2021
Unification minister predicts no North Korea nuclear, ICBM test ‘for time being’

Unification minister predicts no North Korea nuclear, ICBM test ‘for time being’

South Korea's Lee In-young also frames end-of-war declaration as starting point for denuclearization

Unification minister predicts no North Korea nuclear, ICBM test ‘for time being’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 17, 2021
North Korea has reasons to worry as US-China tensions rise over Taiwan
NK PRO

North Korea has reasons to worry as US-China tensions rise over Taiwan

Biden could support greater military developments in South Korea in efforts to thwart China’s regional ambitions

North Korea has reasons to worry as US-China tensions rise over Taiwan
James Fretwell
James Fretwell November 16, 2021
Japan retracts its assessment that North Korea launched two SLBMs last month

Japan retracts its assessment that North Korea launched two SLBMs last month

The change brings Tokyo’s analysis in line with Washington and Seoul's claims of one projectile firing

Japan retracts its assessment that North Korea launched two SLBMs last month
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 11, 2021
Why panic over Pyongyang’s missile shenanigans is unnecessary
NK PRO

Why panic over Pyongyang’s missile shenanigans is unnecessary

North Korea's latest tests are insufficient to prove weapon reliability, and there are no signs of an impending attack

Why panic over Pyongyang’s missile shenanigans is unnecessary
Nah Liang Tuang
Nah Liang Tuang November 9, 2021
North Korea casts itself as victim of US vilification over nuclear capabilities

North Korea casts itself as victim of US vilification over nuclear capabilities

At UN, DPRK diplomat calls it hypocritical to criticize its weapons tests but not those of US, South Korea

North Korea casts itself as victim of US vilification over nuclear capabilities
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 5, 2021
Timeline: From North Korea’s new missile to South Korea’s first rocket
NK PRO

Timeline: From North Korea’s new missile to South Korea’s first rocket

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from October 1 to October 31

Timeline: From North Korea’s new missile to South Korea’s first rocket
NK Pro
NK Pro November 3, 2021
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