North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

4th Meeting of KPA Company Commanders and Political Instructors Held

The 4th Meeting of Korean People’s Army [KPA] Company Commanders and Political Instructors convened during 22 and 23 October in Pyongyang.  Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended both days of … Continue reading

10/27/2013 · Leave a comment

General Staff Statement Says KPA “Ready to Promptly Launch Operations Any Time”

The Korean People’s Army [KPA] General Staff issued a statement on 7 October (Monday) which said that the KPA’s “the units of all services and army corps level of the … Continue reading

10/08/2013 · 1 Comment

National Meeting Marks 53rd Anniversary of So’ngun Leadership

A national meeting was held at the 25 April House of Culture in Pyongyang on 24 August (Saturday) to mark the 53rd anniversary of Military-First (So’ngun) Revolutionary Leadership.  Attending the … Continue reading

08/25/2013 · Leave a comment

PRC Embassy in the DPRK Hosts Reception Commemorating 86th Anniversary of the PLA

The Chinese Embassy in the DPRK hosted a reception at the Taedonggang Diplomatic Club on 1 August commemorating the 86th anniversary of the foundation of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army … Continue reading

08/13/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Attends Moranbong Band Concert with FLW Anniversary Parade Participants

DPRK state media reported on 3 August (Saturday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a concert given for participants in the military parade and demonstration (held on 27 July) … Continue reading

08/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Attends Photo-op With FLW Veterans and

DPRK state media reported on 2 August (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a commemorative photo-op with veteran of the Fatherland Liberation War (Korean War) and Korean People’s … Continue reading

08/03/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Attends Football Match and Archery Competition

On 31 July (Wednesday), Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a men’s football (soccer) match and an archery competition.  Attending the athletic competitions with him were VMar Choe Ryong Hae … Continue reading

08/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Defense Minister Meets with Military Delegations from Iran and Mozambique

Minister of the People’s Armed Forces Col. Gen. Jang Jong Nam held separate meetings on 25 July (Thursday) with two military delegations visiting the DPRK to commemorate the 60th anniversary … Continue reading

07/25/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Meets with Syrian Delegation

Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) met with Syrian Ba’ath Arab Socialist Party Assistant General-Secretary Abdullah al-Ahmar and other members of a Syrian delegation on 24 July (Wednesday).  Attending the meeting … Continue reading

07/25/2013 · Leave a comment

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