North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Kim Jong Un Visits Air Force Unit #378 (Corrected)

Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) conducted an inspection and supervised the flight training of Korean People’s Army [KPA] Air Force [KPAF] Unit #378, which was reported by DPRK media on … Continue reading

01/28/2012 · 7 Comments

Leaflets Floated on KWP Anniversary, Despite KPA Warning

Defectors from the DPRK and other ROK-based activists floated 200,000 leaflets on Monday, 10 October, on the anniversary of the foundation of the Korean Workers’ Party.  The activists scattering the … Continue reading

10/10/2011 · 1 Comment

DPRK Reiterates Request for Cancelation of Ulchi Freedom Guardian

While Koreans commemorated Liberation Day (15 August), DPRK media outlets have requested the cancelation of the joint US-ROK Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercises which are scheduled to begin on 16 … Continue reading

08/15/2011 · 1 Comment

DPRK Fires Artillery Shells near NLL

Three (3) days after the P’anmunjo’m Mission of the KPA issued an open letter which called for the US and ROK “suspending this time’s joint military exercise (Ulchi Freedom Guardian),” … Continue reading

08/10/2011 · Leave a comment

Pyongyang Hosts 2nd Mass Rally in a Week

A mass rally billed as an “Army-People” solidarity protest against ROK was held Sunday [3 July] in Pyongyang.  This was the second mass rally to occur in Pyongyang within a … Continue reading

07/05/2011 · Leave a comment

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