Military

Feature stories on the North Korean military.

Tuesday 20th December, 2016
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An insight into female soldiers in the Korean People’s Army, where lack of personal hygiene and objectification are major women’s issues....

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Friday 12th June, 2015
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Soldiers in the North Korean military are most likely pointing guns at one another or themselves, and not at the enemy, according to a former captain of the KPA....

Wednesday 13th May, 2015
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A look at the age of reserve soldiers in North Korea....

Sunday 12th April, 2015
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Joint internal security operations dubbed the ‘9.8 Measures’ implemented in North Korea....

Monday 6th April, 2015
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In North Korea, where fuel is scarce, one wonders what laps against the walls of those tanks....

Thursday 2nd April, 2015
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When asked, “During your life in North Korea, what did you fear more than Kim Jong Un?” almost all defectors reply with the same answer......

Wednesday 1st April, 2015
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Every year, North Korean troops are mobilized for 'winter training' exercises. But inside sources say that these training sessions are, in truth, an opportunity to tighten northern border patrol....

Wednesday 3rd December, 2014
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How North Koreans serving the state and North Koreans fending for themselves co-exist in the border regions....

Tuesday 4th November, 2014
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One perk of being a soldier in North Korea is receiving letters from young students....

Sunday 19th October, 2014
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North Korean soldiers approached the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) on October 19, prompting the South to fire warning shots....

Friday 10th October, 2014
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North Korea fires shots, South retaliates....