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  • Yoon proposes ‘audacious’ road map for North Korea’s denuclearization

    Yoon proposes ‘audacious’ road map for North Korea’s denuclearization

    President Yoon Suk-yeol reiterated the significance and legitimacy of achieving North Korea’s denuclearization in his speech marking Korea’s 77th National Liberation Day on Aug. 15.

    August 16, 2022
  • Kim’s bluster

    Kim’s bluster

    Ever since it assumed office in May, the Yoon government has strengthened Seoul’s military alliance with the United States

    July 31, 2022
  • Where war is as unlikely as peace

    Where war is as unlikely as peace

    Biden’s substantial investment deals with Samsung and Hyundai underscore the success of the seven decade alliance between South Korea and the United States.

    June 29, 2022
  • North Korea test-fires 8 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

    North Korea test-fires 8 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles

    Pyongyang test-fired a total of eight short-range ballistic missiles on Sunday, the South Korean Yonhap news agency reports citing the South Korean military. 

    June 5, 2022
  • UNSC fails to pass N.Korea resolution due to oppn by China, Russia

    UNSC fails to pass N.Korea resolution due to oppn by China, Russia

    The UN Security Council (UNSC) has failed to pass a resolution to impose additional sanctions on North Korea for its recent missile tests due to opposition by China and Russia. 

    May 27, 2022
  • North Korea reports 15 more suspected COVID-19 deaths

    North Korea reports 15 more suspected COVID-19 deaths

    South Korea and China have offered to send vaccines, medical supplies and other aid shipments to North Korea, but Pyongyang hasn’t publicly responded.

    May 15, 2022
  • North Korea facing biggest challenge in history over Covid-19 outbreak: Kim Jong Un

    North Korea facing biggest challenge in history over Covid-19 outbreak: Kim Jong Un

    The country has reported 17,400 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections to 520,000, according to the KCNA news agency.

    May 14, 2022
  • Ballistic blast

    Ballistic blast

    The plumes of exhaust as North Korea’s ballistic missile ascended skywards on Wednesday signified the 14th test this year.

    May 9, 2022
  • N.Korea could stage nuke test this month: US State Dept

    N.Korea could stage nuke test this month: US State Dept

    Porter said the assessment is "consistent" with what Pyongyang has said in recent public statements.

    May 7, 2022
  • N. Korea fires 1 ballistic missile toward East Sea: S. Korean military

    N. Korea fires 1 ballistic missile toward East Sea: S. Korean military

    North Korea fired a ballistic missile toward the East Sea on Wednesday, South Korea's military said, in the recalcitrant regime's latest saber-rattling that comes less than a week before President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol's inauguration.

    May 4, 2022
  • N.Korea yet to stage military parade to mark key anniversary

    N.Korea yet to stage military parade to mark key anniversary

    North Korea is yet to stage a military parade that is widely expected to take place in Pyongyang to mark a key national anniversary this week, an informed source said on Monday.

    April 25, 2022
  • ‘Unusual movement’ of N.Korean ballistic missile sub seen

    ‘Unusual movement’ of N.Korean ballistic missile sub seen

    "The exact purpose for moving the submarine is unknown, but it is likely related to ongoing modifications, continued repair work, preparations for an upcoming submarine-launched ballistic missile SLBM test, a component of a strategic deception plan, or a combination of these and other reasons."

    March 31, 2022
  • N.Korea expected to continue missile tests for development, dominance over S.Korea: Report

    N.Korea expected to continue missile tests for development, dominance over S.Korea: Report

    "Kim is continuing to prioritize efforts to build an increasingly capable missile force designed to evade US and regional missile defenses," said the report.

    March 9, 2022
  • Ballistic once more

    Ballistic once more

    “If North Korea deliberately carried out the missile launch while the international community is distracted by the “Russian invasion of Ukraine, such an act is absolutely unforgivable. We cannot overlook considerable missile and nuclear advancement.”

    March 1, 2022
  • Korean threat

    Korean threat

    North Korea has a long history of using provocations such as missile or nuclear tests to seek international concessions. The latest tests come as the North’s economy, already battered by decades of mismanagement and crippling U.S.-led sanctions, is hit hard by pandemic border closures. The tests are viewed by many as an attempt to pressure President Biden’s administration into easing the cache of sanctions.

    February 15, 2022
  • Pyongyang’s playbook

    Pyongyang’s playbook

    Pyongyang appears to be inching closer to its earlier threat to consider suspending a self-imposed moratorium on nuclear and long-range missile tests amidst an impasse in its nuclear negotiations with America. The latest launch suggests that Kim’s moratorium is already broken. In recent months, North Korea has ramped up its testing activity.

    February 3, 2022
  • Suspected ballistic missile launched by North Korea fell outside of Japan’s exclusive zone

    Suspected ballistic missile launched by North Korea fell outside of Japan’s exclusive zone

    North Korea fired one suspected ballistic missile from the Jagang Province area on Sunday and the missile landed outside of Japan's exclusive economic zone.

    January 30, 2022