North expanding chemical complex critical to nuclear and missile programs
North Korea is expanding a chemical plant that plays a crucial role in its nuclear and missile program, according to satellite imagery examined by analysis group 38 North and the Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control.
U.S. sends message to North — and China — with second sub visit to South
A nuclear-powered U.S. submarine arrived in South Korea on Monday, marking the second deployment of a U.S. strategic asset in the past week intended to highlight Washington's extended deterrence commitment to Seoul.
Kim Jong-un threatens continued 'offensive' after ICBM launch
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the launch of a Hwasong-18 solid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Wednesday, vowing his regime would continue its “military offensive” until South Korea and the United States admit “defeat.”
Remains of launch vehicle may shed light on North’s new technology
South Korean military forces are working to salvage the remains of the North Korean satellite launch vehicle (SLV) that crashed into the sea shortly after launch in the hopes of gaining insight into the North's missile and reconnaissance technology.
Satellite images suggest North carrying out 'flurry' of passenger aircraft maintenance
Satellite images of North Korea’s largest airport show a “flurry of aircraft maintenance activity” on passenger planes operated by the regime's national carrier, according to a U.S.-based analysis website Tuesday.
Activity at North's satellite launch facility resumes
Activity at North Korea's Sohae satellite launching pad area in Tongchang-ri, North Pyongan Province, has resumed after nearly a half-year hiatus, according to latest satellite imagery.
North talks agriculture at big leadership meeting
North Korea convened a meeting of its ruling party leadership, including leader Kim Jong-un, to discuss agricultural issues, state media said Monday amid external reports of serious food shortages inside the impoverished regime.
U.S. pursuing denuclearization of North needs to make first concession: U.S. experts
The United States is right in pursuing a complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula but needs to consider changing methods to achieve its objective, U.S. experts said Tuesday.
Tire tracks indicate heavy construction by Kim Jong-un
Satellite images from Pyongyang have raised speculation that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is fortifying his underground hideouts in case of a South Korean or U.S. attack.
Yongbyon activity continued through winter, 30 North finds
North Korea continued to operate its uranium enrichment plant at its Yongbyon nuclear complex through the winter, according a U.S. research group monitoring the secretive regime.