Shown above is a drone made by the South Korean government. The country faces a threat from North Korean drones, which crossed the border of South in late December. Photo courtesy of LX

AI chatbot denounces Pyongyang’s provocation

This is an experimental article of interviewing ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence-powered generative chatbot launched by OpenAI in November 2022.

This article is about five North Korean drones, which crossed into the South late last year. One was found to have intruded into a no-fly zone near President Yoon Suk-yeol’s office in central Seoul.

In response, South Korea also sent surveillance planes into the North to take pictures of the latter’s military installations. But the military of the South came under fire for failing to shoot down the drones.

The answers about disinflation from ChatGPT are as follows.


Q: North Korea recently flew four drones into the South Korean territory. How do you evaluate the measure? (Because ChatGPT’s training data cutoff, this answer may not include the recent situations. Please refer to this.)

A: As an AI language model, I don’t have personal opinions or emotions, but here are some key points to consider regarding the recent incident of North Korea flying four drones into South Korean territory:

*This action by North Korea is seen as a violation of the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War and a provocation to South Korea and the international community.

*The incident raises concerns about North Korea’s military capabilities and its intentions, as well as tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

*The international community, including the United States, has condemned the act and called for North Korea to refrain from such actions.

*The South Korean government has responded to the incident by increasing its military readiness and calling for diplomatic efforts to de-escalate the situation.

Overall, the measure taken by North Korea is a cause for concern and has the potential to escalate tensions in the region. It highlights the need for continued efforts to promote peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and the broader international community.


Q: In response, South Korea also sent surveillance airplanes to North Korea. Was it a proper countermeasure?

A: Whether South Korea’s response of sending surveillance airplanes to North Korea was a proper countermeasure depends on one’s perspective and stance on the situation.

From one point of view, South Korea’s response can be seen as a necessary and appropriate action to monitor North Korea’s military activities and protect its own territorial integrity.

Sending surveillance airplanes can demonstrate South Korea’s determination to defend itself and its readiness to respond to any further provocations.

From another point of view, some may argue that the response could be seen as escalatory and could increase tensions between the two countries.

A military response to a provocative act by North Korea could lead to a further deterioration of the situation and a greater risk of conflict.

Ultimately, the effectiveness of South Korea’s response will depend on how North Korea reacts and the broader regional and international dynamics at play.

Diplomatic efforts and a peaceful resolution to the situation should be pursued to prevent an escalation of tensions and promote peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.


Q: Is North Korea expected to keep sending drones to South Korea?

A (Edited, a part of the answer): It is possible that North Korea could continue to send drones to South Korea as a way to test the response of South Korea and the international community or to signal its military capabilities and intentions.

However, it is also possible that the recent drone incident was a one-time event and that North Korea will refrain from further provocations.

Given the unpredictable nature of the situation, it is important for South Korea and the international community to remain vigilant and prepared to respond to any further provocations by North Korea.

At the same time, efforts to de-escalate tensions and promote peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula should continue to be pursued.

The publisher studied Korean history in Seoul and management of business administration in the United Kingdom. He has 20-year experiences in the media business. Kim can be reached at or 82-2-6956-6698.