[Washington, D.C.] : Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, 2003.
Book — 26 p. ; PDF file.
Selective chronology provides information on reported instances of North Korean provocations against South Korea, the United States, and Japan between June 1950 and 2003 and related actions. The term "provocation" is defined to include: armed invasions, border violations, infiltration of armed saboteurs and spies, hijacking, kidnapping, terrorism (including assassination and bombing), threat/intimidation against political leaders and media personnel and institutions, and incitement aimed at the overthrow of the South Korean government. Information in this report was taken from South Korean and Western sources and typically has been denied by the North Korean government.
Washington, DC : Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2010.
Book — 1 online resource ( p.)
Please note that the conventional provocations we listed herein only include major armed conflicts, military/espionage incursions, border infractions, acts of terrorism including sabotage bombings and political assassinations since the 1960s that resulted in casualties in order to analyze the significance of the attack on the Cheonan and loss of military personnel. This list excludes any North Korean verbal threats and instigation, kidnapping as well as the country's missile launches and nuclear tests.