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North Korea Fires Short-range Ballistic Missile Toward Its East Coast
September 26, 2022

North Korea Fires Short-range Ballistic Missile Toward Its East Coast

By Mitch Shin
A day before the South Korea-U.S. navy joint drills kick off, North Korea launched its first ballistic missile since June 5.

North Korea Denies Sending Arms to Russia Amid Ukraine War
September 22, 2022

North Korea Denies Sending Arms to Russia Amid Ukraine War

By Kim Tong-Hyung
“We have never exported weapons or ammunition to Russia before and we will not plan to export them,” state media quoted a North Korean official as saying.
North Korea’s Updated Nuclear Law Points At a Dangerous Nuclear Future
September 19, 2022

North Korea’s Updated Nuclear Law Points At a Dangerous Nuclear Future

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
Kim Jong Un says that as long as nuclear weapons exist, North Korea will have them.

South Korea Warns North Korea Over Nuclear Posture
September 14, 2022

South Korea Warns North Korea Over Nuclear Posture

By Mitch Shin
Following Pyongyang’s specification of its conditions for nuclear use, Seoul said the North will self-destruct if it uses nuclear weapons.  

Much Ado About Nothing: North Korea’s New Nuclear Law
September 13, 2022

Much Ado About Nothing: North Korea’s New Nuclear Law

By Nah Liang Tuang
Alarm over North Korea’s new law concerning its nuclear weapons policy is unwarranted, as the legislation does not significantly alter Pyongyang’s implied nuclear doctrine.

With New Law on Nuclear Forces Policy, North Korea Says Its Nuclear Status Is ‘Irreversible’
September 09, 2022

With New Law on Nuclear Forces Policy, North Korea Says Its Nuclear Status Is ‘Irreversible’

By Mitch Shin
A day before the 74th anniversary of the country’s founding, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to keep strengthening his nuclear power.

South Korea Proposes Inter-Korean Talks to Help Separated Families
September 08, 2022

South Korea Proposes Inter-Korean Talks to Help Separated Families

By Mitch Shin
Amid the stalled inter-Korean dialogue, the South Korean unification minister publicly proposed talks with North Korea to resolve the issues of separated families.  
Why Would Russia Buy North Korean Weapons?
September 08, 2022

Why Would Russia Buy North Korean Weapons?

By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung
Pyongyang reportedly intends to sell millions of rockets and artillery shells to Moscow.

North Korea Denounces South Korea-US Joint Military Exercises
September 06, 2022

North Korea Denounces South Korea-US Joint Military Exercises

By Mitch Shin
Three days after the alliance’s bilateral drills concluded, North Korea’s state media published a statement denouncing the exercises.

US-South Korea-Japan Strengthen Joint Commitment in Face of Possible 7th North Korean Nuclear Test
September 02, 2022

US-South Korea-Japan Strengthen Joint Commitment in Face of Possible 7th North Korean Nuclear Test

By Mitch Shin
The national security advisors from the three countries met in Honolulu this week to discuss a coordinated response to the growing North Korean threat.

Arming to Disarm: North Korea’s Nuclear Paradox
August 29, 2022

Arming to Disarm: North Korea’s Nuclear Paradox

By Soon-ok Shin
Even as its nuclear capacity continues to advance, Pyongyang will keep its anti-nuclear doctrine in place – despite the growing contradiction.
Yoon Suk-yeol’s Audacious Initiative for Denuclearization Will Fail
August 26, 2022

Yoon Suk-yeol’s Audacious Initiative for Denuclearization Will Fail

By Mitch Shin
The Yoon administration is trying to carry out a policy toward North Korea that has already been tried -- with no success.

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