North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

DPRK Conducts 6th Nuclear Test

The DPRK conducted its sixth nuclear test at (NKST) on September 3 (Sunday).  According to the Nuclear Weapons Institute’s report: Scientists in the nuclear field of the DPRK successfully carried out a test of H-bomb […]

Sep, 04
KPA Southwestern Command Issues Statement on 5th Anniversary of YP-do

KPA Southwestern Command Issues Statement on 5th Anniversary of YP-do

The Korean People’s Army [KPA] Southwestern Command issued a statement on November 22, 2015 “in connection with the fact that the south Korean military warmongers are running a high fever in their sinister military provocation.” […]

Nov, 22
NK War Strategy Focuses on Seoul

NK War Strategy Focuses on Seoul

JoongAng Daily citing an anonymous “military source” reports that the country revised its contingency planning on an invasion of Seoul or moving further South, and wait to negotiate. “North Korea would try to occupy Seoul […]

Apr, 27
The Megaphone War and Light Water Reactors

The Megaphone War and Light Water Reactors

In a 29 March editorial Korean Central News Agency hits back at external observation and reporting about KJI’s health, its internal economic situation and recent contingency planning around the country: Pyongyang – There is now […]

Mar, 30
ICG Study on NK Under UN Sanctions

ICG Study on NK Under UN Sanctions

The International Crisis Group has published a study as an Update Briefing under the title North Korea Under Tightening Sanctions.  The study suggests that the recent UN sanctions, currency redenomination and the unfolding succession campaign […]

Mar, 16
Will KJI Fade Away after 2012?

Will KJI Fade Away after 2012?

KINU (Korean Institute for National Unification) released a report entitled “Study on Unification” that prognosticates Kim Jong-il more or less disappearing from the Pyongyang scene  after 2012.  KINU pronounces, “The possibility of North Korean leader […]

Jan, 20

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