October 02, 2022

WMD

Information related to North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs

North Korean missile threats drive Japan’s defense budget to record high
NK PRO

North Korean missile threats drive Japan’s defense budget to record high

Tokyo embracing new measures to reconfigure national security strategies while boosting Self-Defense Force capabilities

North Korean missile threats drive Japan’s defense budget to record high
Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi
Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi September 14, 2022
Seoul lawmakers call for resolution condemning North Korea’s new nuclear law

Seoul lawmakers call for resolution condemning North Korea’s new nuclear law

Ruling party says decades of denuclearization talks ‘down the drain’ after DPRK outlines various first-use scenarios

Seoul lawmakers call for resolution condemning North Korea’s new nuclear law
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 14, 2022
North Korea will face ‘destruction’ if it tries to nuke South, Seoul warns

North Korea will face ‘destruction’ if it tries to nuke South, Seoul warns

Yoon administration says US and ROK will strengthen deterrence in first comments on new DPRK nuclear law

North Korea will face ‘destruction’ if it tries to nuke South, Seoul warns
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 13, 2022
How nuclear weapons help North Korea punch above its weight – Ep. 253
Podcast

How nuclear weapons help North Korea punch above its weight – Ep. 253

Sung-Yoon Lee discusses grim realities of the Kim Jong Un regime and why denuclearization summit talks are pointless

How nuclear weapons help North Korea punch above its weight – Ep. 253
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News September 13, 2022
North Korea releases first propaganda posters with nuclear missiles in 5 years

North Korea releases first propaganda posters with nuclear missiles in 5 years

New posters urge public to support Kim Jong Un’s focus on weapons development after leader outlines new nuclear doctrine

North Korea releases first propaganda posters with nuclear missiles in 5 years
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 13, 2022
North Korea’s new nuclear law drives nail in the coffin of denuclearization
NK PRO

North Korea’s new nuclear law drives nail in the coffin of denuclearization

Policy showcases DPRK’s evolution into nuclear weapons state and outlines use conditions if Kim Jong Un incapacitated

North Korea’s new nuclear law drives nail in the coffin of denuclearization
Ankit Panda
Ankit Panda September 12, 2022
Full text: How North Korea transformed its nuclear doctrine law
NK PRO

Full text: How North Korea transformed its nuclear doctrine law

NK PRO chart compares North Korea’s 2013 nuclear doctrine law with the recently updated 2022 version

Full text: How North Korea transformed its nuclear doctrine law
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 9, 2022
North Korea’s first-use nuclear doctrine: Key drivers and implications
NK PRO

North Korea’s first-use nuclear doctrine: Key drivers and implications

Pyongyang’s wide range of scenarios to justify use of nuclear weapons gives more room for misunderstanding and accident

North Korea’s first-use nuclear doctrine: Key drivers and implications
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 9, 2022
Kim Jong Un says he will ‘never give up’ nuclear weapons, rejects future talks

Kim Jong Un says he will ‘never give up’ nuclear weapons, rejects future talks

North Korea reveals new nuclear doctrine that says it may launch nuclear strike in response to ‘non-nuclear’ attacks

Kim Jong Un says he will ‘never give up’ nuclear weapons, rejects future talks
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko | Jeongmin Kim September 9, 2022
US-ROK working group on deterring North Korea to meet for first time in 5 years

US-ROK working group on deterring North Korea to meet for first time in 5 years

Pyongyang has denounced high-level consultation group, which serves as platform to discuss US nuclear umbrella

US-ROK working group on deterring North Korea to meet for first time in 5 years
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 8, 2022