North Korea

Poll: North Korea is biggest threat to U.S. than Russia

Poll: North Korea is biggest threat to U.S. than Russia

Most Americans think of North Korea as their country’s greatest enemy, according to the latest Economist/YouGov poll. The survey of 1,500 Americans showed 58% thought North Korea was America’s greatest enemy with Iran …

North Korea fires projectile into seas near Japan

North Korea fires projectile into seas near Japan

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff stated that North Korea launched a ballistic missile towards the Sea of Japan on Tuesday, the Yonhap news agency reported. According to its data, the missile was launched not far from the coastal …

What’s Behind North Korea’s Extreme Vaccine Hesitancy?

What’s Behind North Korea’s Extreme Vaccine Hesitancy?

On October 7, the World Health Organization said that it had resumed shipments of COVID-19 medical supplies to North Korea, for the first time since January 2020. At the same time, North Korea has yet to receive vaccines to fight the pandemic …

North Korea tests hypersonic missile

North Korea tests hypersonic missile

North Korea test-fired a newly developed hypersonic missile this week, state news media KCNA reported on Wednesday, joining a race headed by major military powers to deploy the advanced weapons system

North Korea says it test-fired new hypersonic missile

North Korea says it test-fired new hypersonic missile

North Korea test-fired a new hypersonic missile, Hwasong-8 on September 28, the Rodong Sinmun newspaper reported on Wednesday. According to the paper, the tests were held at a testing range in the northern Jagang Province. …

North Korea conducts another ballistic missile test

North Korea conducts another ballistic missile test

North Korea has fired a short-range missile towards the sea off its east coast early on Tuesday, said South Korea's military. It happened at nearly the same moment its U.N. diplomat was decrying the U.S.’s …

Will US withdraw its troops from South Korea after Afghanistan?

Will US withdraw its troops from South Korea after Afghanistan?

Since the United States withdrew its troops from Afghanistan, the Taliban (banned in Russia) have taken control of power more quickly than expected. Chaos reigned at the Kabul airport as Afghans desperately tried to flee the country

Will China Save North Korea From Famine and Collapse?

Will China Save North Korea From Famine and Collapse?

It took more than six years for Chinese president Xi Jinping to meet North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un after the latter succeeded his father. During the same period, Xi met with South Korean president Park …

Kim believes in dry cargo COVID transmission

Kim believes in dry cargo COVID transmission

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appears to have adopted a scientifically unsupported theory that Covid-19 is likely to be transmitted by contact with imported dry goods, such as a cargo of grain or a shipment of fertilizer or farm machinery

Russian tanks kept South Korea alive

Russian tanks kept South Korea alive

One of the great ironies of the military balance in the Koreas is the fact that South Korea operates more advanced Russian tanks than North Korea, …