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North Korea Flies Trash Balloons Over the South as Kim Jong Un Doubles Down on Satellite Ambitions

North Korea Flies Trash Balloons Over the South as Kim Jong Un Doubles Down on Satellite Ambitions

By Kim Tong-hyung
The balloons, laden with trash and manure, were characterized by North Korean officials as a response to South Korean leafleting campaigns. 

North Korea Resumes Missile Tests, Raising Tensions With Rivals After Military Drills End

North Korea Resumes Missile Tests, Raising Tensions With Rivals After Military Drills End

By Hyung-jin Kim and Mari Yamaguchi
The launches came after South Korean-U.S. military drills concluded and as U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was in Seoul for a democracy summit.
North Korea Appears to Demolish ‘Reunification Arch’ as Kim Jong Un Turns Against Ties With South

North Korea Appears to Demolish ‘Reunification Arch’ as Kim Jong Un Turns Against Ties With South

By Kim Tong-hyung
The apparent demolition comes less than a month after Kim announced that his country would no longer pursue reconciliation with the South.

The US, South Korea and Japan Conduct Naval Drills in a Show of Strength Against North Korea

The US, South Korea and Japan Conduct Naval Drills in a Show of Strength Against North Korea

By Kim Tong-hyung
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been on a provocative run of weapons testing and threats that raised regional tensions to their highest point in years.

South Korea, US, and Japan Condemn North Korea’s Alleged Supply of Munitions to Russia

South Korea, US, and Japan Condemn North Korea’s Alleged Supply of Munitions to Russia

By Hyung-Jin Kim
North Korea and Russia – both locked in separate confrontations with the U.S. and its allies – have recently taken steps to strengthen their military ties.

US Aircraft Carrier Arrives in South Korea as North’s Leader Kim Exchanges Messages With Putin

US Aircraft Carrier Arrives in South Korea as North’s Leader Kim Exchanges Messages With Putin

By Hyung-jin Kim
The USS Ronald Reagan and its battle group came to the southeastern South Korean port of Busan after participating in a trilateral South Korean-U.S.-Japanese maritime exercise.

North Korea Says It Will Expel Travis King, US Soldier Who Crossed Into the Country in July

North Korea Says It Will Expel Travis King, US Soldier Who Crossed Into the Country in July

By Kim Tong-hyung
North Korea's decision to release King after 71 days appears relatively quick by the country's standards, especially considering the tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.
Kim Jong Un’s Possible Train Trip to Russia 

Kim Jong Un’s Possible Train Trip to Russia 

By Kim Tong-hyung and Hyung-jin Kim
The trip could be like his 2019 journey: 20 hours on his armored train.

North Korea is Preparing for a New Round of Weapons Tests, South Korean Spy Agency Says

North Korea is Preparing for a New Round of Weapons Tests, South Korean Spy Agency Says

By Hyung-jin Kim
The National Intelligence Services aid it has detected unusually heavy activities at a North Korean facility that produces solid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles and at another site related to liquid-fueled ICBMs.

North Korea Asserts US Soldier Travis King Crossed Border After Becoming Disillusioned With America

North Korea Asserts US Soldier Travis King Crossed Border After Becoming Disillusioned With America

By Hyung-jin Kim
North Korea may be reluctant to hold a low-ranked solider like King for long because he won't provide it with high-profile U.S. intelligence.

How the US SSBN Port Call in Busan Bolsters Extended Deterrence

How the US SSBN Port Call in Busan Bolsters Extended Deterrence

By Jihoon Yu and Erik French
By announcing the USS Kentucky’s visit to Busan, the U.S. temporarily rendered one of its key assets more vulnerable, showing that it is willing to run risks on behalf of South Korea. 
Reflecting on the Korean Armistice, 70 Years Later

Reflecting on the Korean Armistice, 70 Years Later

By Shannon Tiezzi
The Korean Peninsula remains divided, but in South Korea at least there are “wide-ranging and serious reflections on the meaning and consequences of the war,” says historian Gregg A. Brazinsky.

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