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Korean peninsula and history of ballistic missile arms race

Recent launch of two short range ballistic missiles by North Korea on March 25 prompted reactions and commentary along news headlines about being the message that is meant for the…

Critique of Into the future article by NK News about future of North Korea

Excerpts are taken from speculative what-if article titled “Into the future” that is written by Chad O’Carroll and published by North Korea focused American online based news and analysis website…

Modern day Goguryeo versus Silla: North Korea, its technological parity and edge over South Korea.

North Korea in media around the world is portrayed as a poor country which is true, but often it’s used to conflate as the North being very backwards and technologically…

A Brief summary of a history of technological partnership between North Korea and Syria.

North Korea started a relationship with Syria in the 1960s when it provided military assistance to Syria and also participated in Arab-Israeli war of 1973 against Israel. North Korea provided…

Opinion: Questioning the Legality of Korea’s “Northern Limit Line”

By Luka Preradović, a croatian writer who focuses on military history and has an interest in Asia. This article represents the author’s own views. On July 27th of 1953, an…

Seoul City Government Bans Protests as Coronavirus Outbreak Intensifies

The Metropolitan government of Seoul has banned public protests and rallies amid fears of a Coronavirus outbreak following a surge of cases in the past 48 hours. Speaking at a…

Daegu Suffers the first Coronavirus community outbreak outside China

The South Korean city of Daegu, a metropolitan area located in North Gyeongsang province has reported nearly 50 new cases of the novel Coronavirus in the past two days, bring…

Introducing North Korea’s First Mobile Payment App: Woolim

For Korea watchers at least, it has been well known that smartphones have caught on in North Korea with the country increasingly developing its own domestic designs; the “Jindallae 6”…

Are there Coronavirus Cases in North Korea?

Featured image: Sinuiju, North Korea, the speculated area of the cases. Yesterday the Daily NK published a report claiming that five North Koreans were alleged to have died from the…

Humanitarianism vs. Sanctions: The New Battlefield

In 2017, United Nations sanctions against North Korea were tightened significantly owing to the fallout of the country’s repeated nuclear and missile tests. Such measures took broad aim at all…