August 19, 2022

Missiles

Information related to the North Korean missile program

Seoul can’t provide security guarantees to North Korea, Yoon Suk-yeol says

Seoul can’t provide security guarantees to North Korea, Yoon Suk-yeol says

But ROK president adds that South Korea won’t try to change DPRK ‘by force,’ as he marks 100 days in office

Seoul can’t provide security guarantees to North Korea, Yoon Suk-yeol says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 17, 2022
North Korea fires two cruise missiles toward Yellow Sea: Seoul

North Korea fires two cruise missiles toward Yellow Sea: Seoul

First-known DPRK missile test in months comes as Yoon Suk-yeol marks 100 days in office and ahead of joint US-ROK drills

North Korea fires two cruise missiles toward Yellow Sea: Seoul
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 17, 2022
US, ROK, Japan wrap up missile tracking drills in response to DPRK threats

US, ROK, Japan wrap up missile tracking drills in response to DPRK threats

Expert says Seoul’s willingness to share intel with Tokyo a ‘breath of fresh air’ after years of mutual animosity

US, ROK, Japan wrap up missile tracking drills in response to DPRK threats
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 16, 2022
North Korea’s ‘strengthened rhetoric’ around nukes concerning, US says

North Korea’s ‘strengthened rhetoric’ around nukes concerning, US says

State Department comments follow DPRK threats to ‘exterminate’ South Korean leaders and use nuclear weapons if attacked

North Korea’s ‘strengthened rhetoric’ around nukes concerning, US says
Thomas Maresca
Thomas Maresca August 12, 2022
Refuting China, South Korea says THAAD interceptors not up for ‘negotiation’

Refuting China, South Korea says THAAD interceptors not up for ‘negotiation’

Presidential office says missile battery to defend against North Korean threats a matter of ‘security and sovereignty’

Refuting China, South Korea says THAAD interceptors not up for ‘negotiation’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 11, 2022
South Korea, China won’t let THAAD be ‘stumbling block’ in relationship: Beijing

South Korea, China won’t let THAAD be ‘stumbling block’ in relationship: Beijing

Two sides offer conflicting accounts of talks on interceptors and North Korean denuclearization after top diplomats meet

South Korea, China won’t let THAAD be ‘stumbling block’ in relationship: Beijing
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 10, 2022
Yoon’s botched handling of Pelosi visit sends muddled diplomatic messages
KOREA PRO

Yoon’s botched handling of Pelosi visit sends muddled diplomatic messages

South Korean president risks opening himself to charge of placating China even as he seeks closer ties with US

Yoon’s botched handling of Pelosi visit sends muddled diplomatic messages
James Fretwell
James Fretwell August 9, 2022
How boost-phase missile defenses could help combat North Korean threats
NK PRO

How boost-phase missile defenses could help combat North Korean threats

Technology will be essential for future defenses against DPRK weapons, but significant technical hurdles remain

How boost-phase missile defenses could help combat North Korean threats
Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi
Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi August 8, 2022
North Korea enacts medicine laws after death penalty decree on COVID supplies

North Korea enacts medicine laws after death penalty decree on COVID supplies

Supreme People’s Assembly also passes aerospace development law ahead of full session announced for Sept. 7

North Korea enacts medicine laws after death penalty decree on COVID supplies
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 8, 2022
Israeli envoy: Korea-Israel ties bright but Yoon visit would be ‘transformative’
KOREA PRO

Israeli envoy: Korea-Israel ties bright but Yoon visit would be ‘transformative’

In interview, Ambassador Akiva Tor says South Korea to ratify FTA ‘very soon’ and that he ‘often’ warns of Iran threats

Israeli envoy: Korea-Israel ties bright but Yoon visit would be ‘transformative’
James Fretwell
James Fretwell August 5, 2022
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