It was recently reported in various Taiwanese media outlets that North Korea and Taiwan discussed the transfer of North Korean submarine technology to Taiwan.
Submarines are a critical asset for Taiwan’s Navy,...
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North Korea has criticized U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton’s “nonsense” call for Pyongyang to show that it’s serious about giving up its nuclear weapons, the second time it has criticized a leading U.S. official in less than a...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US authorities have made the first arrest in the case of an attack on North Korea’s Embassy in Spain, apprehending a former US marine, who is a member of a group known to be behind the raid, media have reported.
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On the same day the Mueller report went public, CIA Director Gina Haspel made a rare public appearance at Auburn University outlining the Central Intelligence Agency's new priority to better understand "nation-state adversaries such as Russia and...
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Kim should watch out.
As a country that has faced for decades the prospect of invasion, the army maintains large numbers of second line reservists. Seven reserve infantry divisions augment active army units, while twelve...
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Here's the latest for Thursday April 18th: Trump tried to choke Russia probe, oust Mueller, report says; Democrats react swiftly to Mueller report; North Korea says it tested new weapon; Macron awards medals to Notre Dame...
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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has supervised the test-firing of a new tactical weapon with a “powerful warhead”, state media reported Thursday, in the first test of its kind since nuclear negotiations with Washington stalled. The test...
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The highly anticipated second meeting between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Hanoi ended abruptly earlier this year without agreement after Washington refused to offer North Korea any relief from its economic sanctions while pushing...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) Tommy Yang - North Korea's latest test of a new tactical weapon could be part of Pyongyang’s strategy to try to convince the United States to continue peace talks, after both sides failed to reach an agreement on denuclearization...
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Nukes aren't the only problem
While analysts often focus on the so-called Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s arsenal of ballistic missiles, the real threat emanating from the North comes in the form of heavy...
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A report from the BBC states that North Korea have test-fired a new tactical guided weapon along with a “powerful warhead.” According to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Kim Jong-un was present on Wednesday during the test saying...
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Yes, this is a true story.
Kim Shin-jo’s example shows that some people can overcome fanatical indoctrination when treated humanely and offered a different perspective on the world.
Recently the South Korean defense...
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Did you know about this?
The Navy still saw further potential in the Panther, so Grumman built a swept-wing version called the F9F-6 Cougar. The Cougar was a bit faster and could fly significantly higher, but had...
John Dale Grover
Is peace possible?
Korea Watch readers would enjoy reading the thoughts if Harry J. Kazianis and Victor D. Cha. These two prominent North Korea experts wrote recently in The National Interest print edition.
U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will visit Moscow this week to discuss Pyongyang's denuclearization, the U.S. State Department said in a statement on Tuesday.
Biegun will meet with Russian officials in Moscow on...
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Patrick Lawrence eyes the U.S. president’s difficulties as he resumes peace talks with Pyongyang. By Patrick Lawrence Special to Consortium News Moon Jae-in’s Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump last Thursday marked an important step...
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North Korea might be posturing to attack Southeast Area’s growing cryptocurrency sector, and experts say it demands international response to reduce the threat. British defense think-tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has warned...
War Is Boring
War is hell. Korea might have been worse.
It’s difficult to try to keep up with developments in the latest round of saber rattling between the United States and North Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump and Korean...
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TOKYO (Sputnik) - North Korea will continue increasing its military capabilities in the face of persisting risks to its sovereignty, the nation's leader, Kim Jong-un, said in a statement published by state media.
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