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Reporter : Kang Hyun-kyung
Mon, December 11, 2023 | 01:38
[INTERVIEW] China expert expects Xi to emulate Putin on Taiwan
There are two schools of thought in the United States about how to interpret China's motives behind its massive military buildup. Some senior military officials, such as Adm. Michael Gilday and Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan, claim that China's invasion of Taiwan is imminent and it could occur as early as this year.
South Korea tries to fill Vietnam's security void after Russia's invasion of Ukraine
Vietnam's diplomatic reputation has taken a hit, while the Southeast Asian country's weapons procurement channel was also disrupted due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022.
Global arms race underway as nations scramble to modernize militaries
North Korea, China and Russia are the dangerous trio that has sent countries worldwide scrambling to equip themselves with both conventional and state-of-the-art weapons to counter the risks they pose. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the global military budget hit an all-time high of $2.24 trillion in total in 2022, up 3.7 percent fr...
[INTERVIEW] Whistleblower recalls price paid for revealing Hwang Woo-suk's scientific misconduct
Chuncheon, Gangwon Province-There is not a single telephone inside the office of Ryu Young-joon, a pathologist and professor at Kangwon National University Hospital located in the eastern city of Chuncheon.
Defectors fear impact of mounting skepticism of accounts told by celebrated N. Korean escapee
Some North Korean defectors are growing concerned about the possible impact on their community from media reports focusing on Park Yeon-mi, another escapee from the North who became a celebrity in the U.S. for her outspoken criticism of the repressive regime.
Pyongyang's two-track IT approach is slap in Seoul's face
Some critics say the liberal Kim Dae-jung government's pursuit of inter-Korean IT partnerships in the 2000s was a reckless idea, if not suicidal, claiming North Korea exploited it and launched cyberattacks against the South in return.
[INTERVIEW] North Korean leader's sister poses dilemma for power transition
Hyun In-ae, a non-resident research fellow at the Institute of Unification Studies at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, initially dismissed media speculation that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is trying to train his daughter, Ju-ae, to be his successor.
South Korea ill-prepared for election cybersecurity
The National Intelligence Service (NIS) notified the National Election Commission (NEC) that a North Korean hacker had breached an NEC official's email account.
[ANALYSIS] Frequent military parades signify NK leader finding it tougher to stay in control
Kim Jong-un is set to surpass his father and grandfather by becoming the North Korean leader to have overseen the largest number of military parades.
[SPECIAL REPORT] Red flag raised over foreign interference in Korean elections
It all began with an anonymous whistleblower who uploaded a statement titled, “A Korean Chinese Tells the Truth,” in an online chatroom on March 1, 2020, six weeks before the 2020 National Assembly elections.
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