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Kim Jong Un tightens control over military-run farmland

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently issued an order to the military to review the status of farmland it manages and for the...

N. Korea’s Mar. 2 drills involved newly-developed rocket artillery systems

North Korea’s firing of two short-range projectiles over the sea from the Wonsan area on the east coast on Mar. 2 was aimed at...

Kim Jong Un urges wartime readiness after Soleimani killing

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged his military to adopt a stance of "wartime readiness" on Jan. 4, following the US assassination of...

Kim Yo Jong continues to expand authority over military affairs

Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, reportedly gave orders to the entire North Korean military in her...

N. Korean soldiers increasingly strained by construction projects

Soldiers in the Korean People’s Army (KPA) have taken an increasing role in large-scale construction projects pursued as part of North Korea's "five-year strategy...

N. Korea bolsters combat readiness of elite military unit

On Dec. 7, a special education session was reportedly provided to the “Storm Corps,” an elite military unit tasked with the infiltration of South...

Prominent N. Korean military university faces power shortages

North Korea’s electric power crisis has impacted not just the Korean People’s Army, but also North Korea’s main institution in the development of strategic...

N. Korea curbs electricity use in military hospitals

On Nov. 5, North Korean authorities ordered its army to minimize the electricity consumption of military hospitals as well as during its winter training...

Kim Jong Un prods N. Korean military to prepare for war...

In mid-October, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivered an address to the North Korean army ordering his soldiers to “concentrate all efforts on...

Parents of dead N. Korean soldier barred from viewing remains

The parents of a soldier, who died at the Samsok District training camp in Pyongyang, were denied access to his remains. Instead, they only...

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