South Korea Increases National Defense Budget

According to South Korea’s revised mid-term national defense budget, the country plans to increase its spending to 238.2 trillion won (US$210 billion) in order to improve its military force between…

North Korea Test-Launches New Ballistic Missile

On February 12, North Korea conducted an apparently successful test-launch of a new medium- to intermediate-range ballistic missile, dubbed the Pukkuksong-2. North Korea’s official news agency confirmed the test on February…