April 21, 2024

WMD

Information related to North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs

Why North Korea could draw inspiration from Iran’s suicide drone attack
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Why North Korea could draw inspiration from Iran’s suicide drone attack

Like Tehran, the DPRK has a diverse arsenal of drones and missiles, raising questions about whether ROK is prepared

Why North Korea could draw inspiration from Iran’s suicide drone attack
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Shreyas Reddy April 17, 2024
North Korea can use gene-editing tech to craft military bioweapons, US warns

North Korea can use gene-editing tech to craft military bioweapons, US warns

Expert says Pyongyang’s reported adoption of CRISPR suggests DPRK is taking ‘relatively new approach’ to biowarfare

North Korea can use gene-editing tech to craft military bioweapons, US warns
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy April 16, 2024
How North Korean scientists secretly use social media to evade nuclear sanctions
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How North Korean scientists secretly use social media to evade nuclear sanctions

NK Pro finds DPRK scholars maintain dozens of ResearchGate accounts, enabling illicit exchange that may aid WMD program

How North Korean scientists secretly use social media to evade nuclear sanctions
Maiko Takeuchi
Maiko Takeuchi April 5, 2024
North Korea’s latest hypersonic missile underlines embrace of solid-fuel weapons
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North Korea’s latest hypersonic missile underlines embrace of solid-fuel weapons

Kim Jong Un boasted of solid-propellant arsenal after Hwasong-16B test, but total shift in missile force unlikely

North Korea’s latest hypersonic missile underlines embrace of solid-fuel weapons
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda April 4, 2024
North Korea in March 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in March 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from March 1, 2024 to March 31, 2024

North Korea in March 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro April 3, 2024
Timeline: From North Korea’s nuclear rocket salvo to the next ‘great person’ 
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Timeline: From North Korea’s nuclear rocket salvo to the next ‘great person’ 

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from March 1 to March 31, 2024

Timeline: From North Korea’s nuclear rocket salvo to the next ‘great person’ 
NK Pro
NK Pro April 3, 2024
North Korea says Kim Jong Un led test of new ‘Hwasong-16B’ hypersonic missile

North Korea says Kim Jong Un led test of new ‘Hwasong-16B’ hypersonic missile

Solid-fuel intermediate-range ballistic missile allows DPRK to launch nukes 'quickly, accurately and powerfully'

North Korea says Kim Jong Un led test of new ‘Hwasong-16B’ hypersonic missile
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 3, 2024
In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog
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In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog

Last-minute deal to save Panel of Experts looks unlikely, and former members say any replacement would lack UN authority

In limbo: What’s next for North Korea sanctions after Russia vetoes UN watchdog
US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling

US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling

Allies seek to crack down on sanctions evasion supporting DPRK nuclear program amid dysfunction in UN sanctions regime

US, ROK launch new task force to counter North Korean oil smuggling
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 27, 2024
North Korea expanding suspected uranium enrichment site, satellite imagery shows
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North Korea expanding suspected uranium enrichment site, satellite imagery shows

Construction could increase floor space for centrifuges and comes after Kim Jong Un called for boosting nuke production

North Korea expanding suspected uranium enrichment site, satellite imagery shows
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko March 26, 2024
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