In this week’s podcast for The Diplomat, U.S.-based editors Ankit Panda and Shannon Tiezzi speak to Joel Wit about North Korea’s nuclear program. The U.S.-Korea Institute recently released a report on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, which details possible scenarios for the country’s nuclear stockpiles in the future. Wit is a senior fellow at the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, and is the founder/editor of 38 North (www.38north.org) and the project lead. An internationally recognized expert on Northeast Asian security issues and non-proliferation, Wit has 20 years of experience in the U.S. State Department and the Washington think-tank arena. He joins The Diplomat to discuss North Korea’s progress on developing nuclear weapons and what policy options there are to turn the tide.
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