April 23, 2024

WMD

Information related to North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs

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
US, ROK forces train for subterranean combat in tunnels of North Korea

US, ROK forces train for subterranean combat in tunnels of North Korea

Drills inspired by underground warfare in Gaza likely include operations against WMD storage facilities, expert says

US, ROK forces train for subterranean combat in tunnels of North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park March 21, 2024
North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report

North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report

Panel of Experts estimates DPRK cybercriminals have stolen $3B since 2017 to bankroll regime’s nuclear weapons

North Korea relies on crypto theft for up to half of foreign income: UN report
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy March 21, 2024
Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say

Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say

Ukraine alleges DPRK missiles have struck at least six regions, singling out ballistic missile attacks on Kharkiv

Russia has fired North Korean missiles at Ukraine some 50 times, prosecutors say
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 15, 2024
South Korea hold drills on taking out North Korean ballistic missile launchers

South Korea hold drills on taking out North Korean ballistic missile launchers

US-ROK special forces also train to eliminate DPRK leadership in conflict on penultimate day of Freedom Shield exercises

South Korea hold drills on taking out North Korean ballistic missile launchers
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Joon Ha Park March 13, 2024
Putin says North Korea doesn’t need Russian nukes, downplaying cooperation

Putin says North Korea doesn’t need Russian nukes, downplaying cooperation

Russian leader adds that Moscow doesn’t seek DPRK soldiers to fight in Ukraine, amid allegations of arms transfers

Putin says North Korea doesn’t need Russian nukes, downplaying cooperation
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin March 13, 2024
The US softened its tone on North Korea. But it’s still singing the same tune.

The US softened its tone on North Korea. But it’s still singing the same tune.

Recent rhetoric about ‘interim’ denuclearization steps may aim to ease tensions but doesn’t signal a US policy change

The US softened its tone on North Korea. But it’s still singing the same tune.
Gabriela Bernal
Gabriela Bernal March 7, 2024
North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from February 1, 2024 to February 29, 2024

North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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NK Pro March 1, 2024
Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan
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Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from February 1 to February 29, 2024

Timeline: From North Korean threats against South to soccer defeat to Japan
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NK Pro March 1, 2024
Large-scale US-ROK drills to start March 4 amid elevated North Korea tensions

Large-scale US-ROK drills to start March 4 amid elevated North Korea tensions

Freedom Shield will feature live-fire exercises on shooting down DPRK cruise missiles but not training near border

Large-scale US-ROK drills to start March 4 amid elevated North Korea tensions
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 28, 2024