Pyongyang

Five Weapons Of War America Could Use In A Fight Against North Korea

Kyle Mizokami North Korea, Asia Pyongyang has reason to be nervous.  Here's What You Need to Remember: In a North Korea scenario, a marine air assault force led by MV-22s would land a force miles from the enemy beachhead, presenting the enemy...
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North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile Toward Sea Of Japan, Report Says

According to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, cited by the Yonhap agency, Pyongyang launched at least one unidentified projectile into the East Sea on 15 September.
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Don't Underestimate How Devastating War With North Korea Would Be

Kyle Mizokami North Korea, Asia The costs of a war with the Hermit Kingdom shouldn't be discounted.  Here's What You Need to Remember: Pyongyang spends most of its money on its military. Although America is more advanced, you can bet North Korea...
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Its Not Just Nuclear: North Korea Also Has 5,000 Tons Of Chemical Weapons

Kyle Mizokami North Korea, East Asia Pyongyang’s chemical-weapons threat is real and the likelihood of their use in wartime is high. Here's What You Need To Remember: Would North Korea chance using chemical weapons? The deterioration of the...
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In 2010, A Sudden Crisis Could Have Destroyed The Korean Peninsula

Kyle Mizokami North Korea, Asia In 2010, North Korea sank a South Korean warship, killing more than forty sailors. Here's What You Need to Know: The relatively long period indicates Pyongyang is not particularly interested in stirring the pot and...
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U.s. Should Prove It Has No Hostile Intent Toward Pyongyang

Doug Bandow Korean Security, Instead of responding to threats from Pyongyang, the Biden administration should look beyond and propose actions to counteract claims of American antagonism. After a relative calm period of U.S.-North Korea relations,...
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Kim Jong-un Requested Restoration Of Inter-korean Hotline, South Korean Spy Agency Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was the one who suggested reopening cross-border communication lines between Seoul and Pyongyang that were cut off by North Korea last summer, the South Korean National Intelligence Service (NIS)...
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Seoul Reportedly Plans To Use Restored Hotline To Open Online Dialogue With Pyongyang

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Seoul is planning to use the restored communication line with Pyongyang to organize virtual inter-Korean dialogue during the global pandemic, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday, citing a unification ministry...
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The Rangoon Bombing: North Korea’s 1983 Attempt To Destroy South Korea’s Government

Sebastien Roblin North Korea, East Asia 21 people died, including numerous members of the president's cabinet. Here’s What You Need to Remember: Pyongyang believed Chun’s unpopular regime was ripe for revolution, and thought his assassination...
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Eu Welcomes Restoration Of Inter-korean Communication Lines, Ready To Facilitate Dialogue

BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The European Union welcomed the decision by Seoul and Pyongyang to restore communication lines between the countries and is ready to contribute to inter-Korean dialogue, Nabila Massrali, the EU spokeswoman for foreign affairs...
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Take Cover! North Korea’s Artillery Could Decimate The South

David Axe North Korea, Asia Much of Pyongyang’s artillery is in range of the Seoul Greater Metropolitan Area, which begins just 25 miles south of the Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas. Here's What You Need to Remember: A North Korean...
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North Korean Boats: In The Right Hands, They Are Way Deadlier Than Nukes

Michael Peck North Korea, Asia Seoul knows that Pyongyang has a large number of fast-attack boats. Could these swarms overwhelm modern defenses? Key point: North Korea currently has about 300 fast attack craft, ranging from twenty-ton torpedo...
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North Korea's Tanks Are Weak And Pathetic

Kyle Mizokami Technology, Asia Pyongyang may have nuclear weapons, but its conventional forces are aging and outdated. Its tanks are in especially bad shape despite several attempted upgrades. Key point: North Korea’s use of armor goes back to...
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North Korea's Kim Sacks Top Officials Over Handling Of Covid-19 Outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un replaced several senior officials after a "grave incident" in the country's efforts to defend itself against the coronavirus, state media reported Wednesday. Pyongyang closed its borders in January last year to defend...
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State Media Admits kim Jong Un Looks "emaciated", Says population Is...

State Media Admits Kim Jong Un Looks "Emaciated", Says Population Is "Heartbroken" "Everyone in North Korea is heartbroken over leader Kim Jong Un's apparent weight loss, said an unidentified resident of Pyongyang quoted on the...
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Mission Complicated: How A Diplomatic Embarrassment Turned Into A Bloodbath

Sebastien Roblin North Korea, Asia Pyongyang had sent some special forces to spy on South Korea, but the mission went horribly wrong. Here’s What You Need to Remember: Since the end of World War II, the United States has routinely employed...
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U.s. Calls Kim Jong Un’s Remarks An ‘interesting Signal’

“The United States said on Sunday it saw as an ‘interesting signal’ North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s comments that he is ready for ‘dialogue and confrontation,’ but added that Washington was still waiting for direct communication...
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S. Korean Nuclear Power Research Institute Reportedly Targeted By Pyongyang-linked Hackers

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - North Korean hackers reportedly launched a cyberattack against the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI), a Seoul-funded research institute in Korea, in May, resulting in a possible leak of valuable technologies to...
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North Korea's Kim Jong Un Says Pyongyang Ready For Dialogue Or Confrontation With Us

In June, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared in public for the first time after an almost month-long absence, turning up at the first meeting of the political bureau of the governing party, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Establishes New Deputy Post Amid Speculation Sister Is Possible...

Citing an unidentified source, Yonhap News Agency on Tuesday said that Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, established a first secretary post during a Supreme People’s Assembly meeting in Pyongyang in January. There has been speculation over...
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