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Information related to North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs

North Korea in September 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in September 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from September 1, 2023 to September 30, 2023

North Korea in September 2023: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro October 2, 2023
Seoul shoots down North Korea’s claim that it is a ‘responsible nuclear state’

Seoul shoots down North Korea’s claim that it is a ‘responsible nuclear state’

South Korea says DPRK will never be recognized as nuclear power, after Pyongyang enshrines nuke policy in constitution

Seoul shoots down North Korea’s claim that it is a ‘responsible nuclear state’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim October 2, 2023
Kim Jong Un stresses ‘exponential’ nuke production at parliamentary session

Kim Jong Un stresses ‘exponential’ nuke production at parliamentary session

North Korean Supreme People’s Assembly also adds language on nuclear weapons status to constitution, passes new laws

Kim Jong Un stresses ‘exponential’ nuke production at parliamentary session
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 28, 2023
North Korea faces daunting challenge in modernizing its archaic naval fleet
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North Korea faces daunting challenge in modernizing its archaic naval fleet

Deployment of nuclear arms and a few new ships can’t overcome antiquated technology and decades of poor defense planning

North Korea faces daunting challenge in modernizing its archaic naval fleet
Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi
Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi September 27, 2023
US, ROK launch joint naval drills in response to North Korean subs and missiles

US, ROK launch joint naval drills in response to North Korean subs and missiles

Anti-submarine and ‘gunfire support drills’ follow DPRK’s unveiling of new nuclear sub and attempted satellite launches

US, ROK launch joint naval drills in response to North Korean subs and missiles
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park September 25, 2023
Seoul sanctions North Korean officials for suspected arms sales to Russia

Seoul sanctions North Korean officials for suspected arms sales to Russia

Other individuals designated for alleged ties to development of DPRK’s nuclear and missile programs

Seoul sanctions North Korean officials for suspected arms sales to Russia
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin September 21, 2023
North Korea confirms long-time weapons official leading top missile bureau
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North Korea confirms long-time weapons official leading top missile bureau

Jang Chang Ha joined Kim Jong Un’s Russia trip as head of General Missile Bureau, sign of possible technical cooperation

North Korea confirms long-time weapons official leading top missile bureau
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 19, 2023
North Koreans should display nuclear missile trinkets on desks, state media says

North Koreans should display nuclear missile trinkets on desks, state media says

Citizens also expected to wear more pieces of patriotic flair as state pushes displays of loyalty to authorities

North Koreans should display nuclear missile trinkets on desks, state media says
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 15, 2023
How Kim Jong Un could bolster air force by visiting Russian aviation factory

How Kim Jong Un could bolster air force by visiting Russian aviation factory

Experts say North Korea may seek fighter jets and plane parts during planned tour as Kim works to modernize air fleet

How Kim Jong Un could bolster air force by visiting Russian aviation factory
Anton Sokolin
Anton Sokolin September 14, 2023
Book review: Exploring Japan’s response to North Korea’s growing nuclear threat

Book review: Exploring Japan’s response to North Korea’s growing nuclear threat

Tomotaro Inoue delves into rapid increase in Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile tests and Tokyo’s options to deter them

Book review: Exploring Japan’s response to North Korea’s growing nuclear threat
Stephen Mercado
Stephen Mercado September 11, 2023
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