February 16, 2018
The U.S. military is prepared for a number of contingencies with regard to North Korea, but the best path forward is diplomacy aimed at denuclearization.
January 3, 2018
Kim Jong-un has accelerated North Korea’s buildup of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, while also modernizing its large conventional force.
February 8, 2018
China is North Korea’s biggest trade partner and has leverage over Kim Jong-un’s regime, yet its policies focus more on border stability than nuclear threat.
September 26, 2017
The Trump administration issued a new Executive Order on September 21 expanding the U.S. Treasury’s authority to block North Koreans, and those who do business with or on behalf of North Koreans, fro…
October 7, 2016
Ten years after North Korea’s first nuclear test, sanctions and negotiations have done little to quell the regime’s ambition of becoming a nuclear weapons state.
October 27, 2016
Council on Foreign Relations 10/27/16 Academic Conference Call on Nuclear North Korea with Adam Mount
September 28, 2017
This post is co-authored by Sungtae "Jacky" Park, research associate for Korea Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
A version of this post is set to appear in Airpress.
North Korea’s i…
North Korea continues to endure economic sanctions, suggesting that enforcement has not been strong enough to pressure Pyongyang into negotiations on its nuclear program.
September 18, 2017
Israel is alarmed about Iran's intentions — but that's nothing new. Flawed as it is, the nuclear deal is holding.