North Korean Special Forces & the DMZ: The National Interest

“(T)he Reconnaissance Bureau maintains four separate reconnaissance battalions. Highly trained and organized, these five-hundred-man battalions are trained to lead an army corps through the hazardous DMZ. They likely have intimate—and highly classified—knowledge of both friendly and enemy defenses in the demilitarized zone.” North Korean SOF includes platoons of female operators, according to this report. Source: […]

RoK Response to DMZ Crosser Revealed as Boondoogle 

“According to the interim results of the 22nd Infantry Division’s investigation into the border crossing, which the Joint Chiefs of Staff released on Wednesday, security cameras at a general outpost under the control of the division recorded five separate scenes of the man scrambling over the barbed wire fence, but soldiers monitoring the cameras failed […]

Panmunjom Tours Resume After COVID Halt

“The unification ministry earlier said it will consider expanding visits to the truce village if the virus situation improves. But authorities recently decided to halt further easing distancing rules as the country grapples with a rise in new infections amid concerns over the global spread of a new virus variant, omicron.” Source: Panmunjom tours resume […]