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Katsuhisa Furukawa
March 28, 2022

Developments at the DPRK's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site since December 2021

Since December 2021, new developments have been observed at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), showing that the DPRK has reactivated, or is in the process of reactivating, some parts of this nuclear weapon test site. This includes probable restorati...
Tianran Xu
March 25, 2022

24 March 2022 DPRK ICBM Test

On 24 March 2022, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) conducted an apparent full-range test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). This was the first such test since November 2017 and marked the end of the DPRK's ICBM and nuclear test moratorium.
Jaewoo Shin
March 10, 2022

South Korea's New President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol

The conservative People Power Party's candidate Yoon Suk-yeol narrowly won South Korea's presidential election on 9 March 2022 with a final voting count of 48.56% of the electorate. His main opponent, Democratic Party's Lee Jae-myung, received 47.83% of the votes. Lee conceded defeat in the early mo...
Katsuhisa Furukawa
February 07, 2022

Japan in Pursuit of a "New Course" for its Missile Defence Strategy

On 18 December 2020, the Japanese Cabinet decided on a new policy to upgrade its missile defence systems to cope with the evolving missile threats in the surrounding region. Meanwhile, speculations have been brewing with regard to whether Japan might abandon its traditional policy of exclusive self-...