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  • North Korea believed to have replaced military intelligence chief: report

    North Korea is believed to have replaced its military intelligence chief in December, according to the Yonhap news agency.

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  • Diplomacy and Deterrence Forever? How South Korea Can Deal With North Korea in the Future

    John Dale Grover Security, Asia The threat of escalation and strategic instability is real, but peace can be maintained and maybe improved. Editor’s note: John Dale Grover is a Korean Studies fellow at the Center for the National Interest. He visited Seoul for a week in early November 2019 to interview nine experts in South Korea for this project. This is the fifth piece in a five-article series, “How South Korea’s Politics and Military Impacts Strategic Stability with North Korea.” This...

    The National Interest
  • How South Korea’s Politics and Military Impacts Strategic Stability With North Korea

    John Dale Grover Security, Asia Seoul’s elites are divided over how Pyongyang perceives South Korean intentions and capabilities. Will they ever agree on how to deter and engage the North? Editor’s note: John Dale Grover is a Korean Studies fellow at the Center for the National Interest. He visited Seoul for a week in early November 2019 to interview nine experts in South Korea for this project. This is the first piece in a five-article series, “How South Korea’s Politics and Military Impacts...

    The National Interest
  • North Korea says it supports China's measures on Hong Kong

    North Korea on Saturday expressed its support for China's decision to impose new national security laws in Hong Kong, calling it a "legitimate step" to safeguard the state security.

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  • Deterrence First: Why Some Koreans See Military and Economic Pressure as the Solution to North Korea

    John Dale Grover Politics, Asia Deterers believe Pyongyang is acting offensively and that inter-Korean relations require vigilance and strength. Editor’s note: John Dale Grover is a Korean Studies fellow at the Center for the National Interest. He visited Seoul for a week in early November 2019 to interview nine experts in South Korea for this project. This is the third piece in a five-article series, “How South Korea’s Politics and Military Impacts Strategic Stability with North Korea.” This...

    The National Interest
  • North Korea ousts spy chief, head of Kim Jong Un’s security: report

    North Korea has axed its spy chief as well as the long-running head of Kim Jong Un’s security — signs of a major shakeup during the ongoing mystery over the dictator’s status. Jang Kil Song was ousted as head of the Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB), the North’s military intelligence agency, according to the Korea Herald,

    New York Post
  • America and South Korea Want Stability—and North Korea Knows It

    Richard Javad Heydarian Politics, Asia Perhaps no one will rock the boat? They say it is only in times of difficulty when you truly know who your true friends are. Well, in the world of high-stakes geopolitics, it’s a matter of knowing who, at the very least, has an interest in a strongman remaining alive, when too many are too eager to see him dead. Among the most revealing episodes during the recent brouhaha over Kim Jung-un’s misreported death last month was the reaction of the South Korean...

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