A Look At North Korea’s Military Capabilities


Vehicles carry missiles during a military parade in Pyongyang. Sue-Lin Wong/Reuters

Eleanor Albert, Council On Foreign Relations: North Korea’s Military Capabilities

North Korea has embarked on an accelerated buildup of weapons of mass destruction and modernization of its already large conventional force.

The United States and its Asian allies regard North Korea as a grave security threat. North Korea has one of the world’s largest conventional military forces, which, combined with its missile and nuclear tests and aggressive rhetoric, has aroused concern worldwide. But world powers have been ineffective in slowing its path to acquire nuclear weapons.


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