North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

KPA General Staff Says It “Will Take Powerful Practical Military Countermeasures”

DPRK state media released a statement (tamhwa) on 4 April (Thursday) from a spokesman from the Korean People’s Army [KPA] General Staff which said the “”the towering resentment of the DPRK’s … Continue reading

04/03/2013 · Leave a comment

CMC Meetings Shown in DPRK Documentary on Kim Jong Un’s Military Activities

On 5 March DPRK state media released a documentary film which compiled film footage of Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) inspecting Korean People’s Army [KPA] units, observing training exercises and … Continue reading

03/18/2013 · 4 Comments

Kim Jong Un Visits West Sea Islands

DPRK state media reported on 7 March (Thursday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) inspected Korean People’s Army [KPA] island defense units on Jangjae (Changjae) and Mu Islets in the … Continue reading

03/08/2013 · 1 Comment

Kim Jong Un Conducts Field Inspections of Two KPA Units

DPRK state media reported on 6 August (Monday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) conducted a field inspection of elements of Korean People’s Army [KPA] Unit #552.  KJU’s last reported … Continue reading

08/07/2012 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Inspects Air Force Command

DPRK state media reported on 3 May (Wednesday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) conducted an inspection of the Korean People’s Army [KPA] Air Force and Anti-Air Command.  Attending the … Continue reading

05/04/2012 · Leave a comment

Kim Kyok Sik Inspected Coastal Artillery Units on Yongmae

KPA Gen. Kim Kyok Sik (Kim Kyo’k-sik) reportedly inspected coastal artillery units on Yongmae Island in early August.  During the afternoon and evening on 10 August 2011 DPRK and ROK … Continue reading

09/06/2011 · Leave a comment

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