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North Korea Holds Nighttime Military Parade After Party Congress
January 15, 2021

North Korea Holds Nighttime Military Parade After Party Congress

By Mitch Shin
After the Workers’ Party’s Eighth Congress, North Korea held a military parade to display its missiles, with an emphasis on SLBMs (and a curious absence of ICBMs). 

China Underscores Solidarity With North Korea on Party Anniversary
October 14, 2020

China Underscores Solidarity With North Korea on Party Anniversary

By Shannon Tiezzi
Beijing downplayed the military parade - and the new ICBM - but was keen to praise Kim Jong Un's leadership and achievements.
What to Expect From North Korea’s Military Parade
October 06, 2020

What to Expect From North Korea’s Military Parade

By Bruce Klingner
Pyongyang is likely preparing to reveal new missiles – and more – during anniversary celebrations on October 10.

Ankit Panda on Kim Jong Un and the Bomb
July 01, 2020

Ankit Panda on Kim Jong Un and the Bomb

By Shannon Tiezzi
An interview with Panda about his new book, and the past and future of North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs.

New Construction Seen at Missile-Related Site in North Korea
December 24, 2019

New Construction Seen at Missile-Related Site in North Korea

By Associated Press
Satellite images show the completion of a new structure at the March 16 Factory near Pyongyang.

South Korea: North’s ‘Very Important Test’ Was of Rocket Engine
December 10, 2019

South Korea: North’s ‘Very Important Test’ Was of Rocket Engine

By Hyung-Jin Kim
Seoul said a previously unspecified test at Sohae Satellite Launching Ground was a rocket engine test.

What’s Behind North Korea’s Missile Testing?
December 04, 2019

What’s Behind North Korea’s Missile Testing?

By Liang Tuang Nah
The recent barrage of missile tests by North Korea is part political signaling, but it also has clear military and economic motivations.
Japan: North Korea Still Poses ‘Serious and Imminent’ Threat
August 28, 2018

Japan: North Korea Still Poses ‘Serious and Imminent’ Threat

By Daniel Hurst
Japan's latest Defense White Paper sees “no change” in the evaluation of the threat from North Korea

With North Korea Thaw, Japan Downgrades Missile Alert Level
July 11, 2018

With North Korea Thaw, Japan Downgrades Missile Alert Level

By Mina Pollmann
The announcement contrasts with long-term moves to increase Japan's missile defense capabilities.

The Philippines' Approach to North Korea
January 25, 2018

The Philippines' Approach to North Korea

By Samuel Ramani
Duterte's North Korea strategy seeks to balance the interests of China, the United States, and Japan.

Japan's Defense Policy Decisions in 2018
January 03, 2018

Japan's Defense Policy Decisions in 2018

By Yuki Tatsumi
How will Japan make the most of a limited defense budget amid rising threats?
What North Korea's ICBM Means for Japan's Defense Planning
December 12, 2017

What North Korea's ICBM Means for Japan's Defense Planning

By Yuki Tatsumi
Japan's defense planning will need to account for the increased threat from North Korea.

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