US, South Korean Officials: No North Korean Nuclear Test Imminent
April 13, 2015
US, South Korean Officials: No North Korean Nuclear Test Imminent
Plus, China's land reclamation, U.S.-Japan defense guidelines, Indian nukes, and more. Defense and security links.
US, South Korean Officials: No North Korean Nuclear Test Imminent
The Curious Case of North Korea’s Overseas Doctors
April 10, 2015
The Curious Case of North Korea’s Overseas Doctors
The hermit kingdom’s medical professionals work in places like Cambodia and Nigeria.
The Curious Case of North Korea’s Overseas Doctors
Could Japan and South Korea Be Hit by 1,000 Missiles?
April 09, 2015
Could Japan and South Korea Be Hit by 1,000 Missiles?
A new report provides scenarios of North Korea's future delivery systems capabilities.
Could Japan and South Korea Be Hit by 1,000 Missiles?
This Man Is Now Number 2 in North Korea
April 08, 2015
This Man Is Now Number 2 in North Korea
Hwang Pyong-so is now indisputably second-in-command in North Korea.
This Man Is Now Number 2 in North Korea
Recap: A Community Conversation with <em>Flashpoints</em> Authors
April 07, 2015
Recap: A Community Conversation with Flashpoints Authors
On March 31, 2015, Flashpoints authors spoke to Reddit's /r/geopolitics community. Here are the highlights.
Recap: A Community Conversation with Flashpoints Authors
Watch Out Would-Be Hackers! The United States Is Playing Cyber Hard Ball
April 02, 2015
Watch Out Would-Be Hackers! The United States Is Playing Cyber Hard Ball
This is no April Fool's joke.
Watch Out Would-Be Hackers! The United States Is Playing Cyber Hard Ball
Japan Punishes North Korea For Reporting Delay on Abductees
April 01, 2015
Japan Punishes North Korea For Reporting Delay on Abductees
Japan has heard nothing from Pyongyang about its internal investigation into the fates of Japanese abductees.
Japan Punishes North Korea For Reporting Delay on Abductees
As AIIB Deadline Closes, These Two Applicants Might Be Out of Luck
April 01, 2015
As AIIB Deadline Closes, These Two Applicants Might Be Out of Luck
The final flurry of states seeking to join AIIB as founding members included a few surprises.
As AIIB Deadline Closes, These Two Applicants Might Be Out of Luck
Japan Launches Its Largest Post-World War II Warship
March 27, 2015
Japan Launches Its Largest Post-World War II Warship
Plus, a new Chinese sub design, North Korean chemical weapons, an Indian naval accident and more. Defense links.
Japan Launches Its Largest Post-World War II Warship
China, Russia Consider a Return to Six-Party Talks
March 26, 2015
China, Russia Consider a Return to Six-Party Talks
Senior nuclear envoys from China and Russia met to discuss a possible resumption of the Six-Party Talks.
China, Russia Consider a Return to Six-Party Talks
Call North Korea Anything But This...
March 25, 2015
Call North Korea Anything But This...
The chairman of South Korea's ruling party implied North Korea could be recognized as a nuclear power.
Call North Korea Anything But This...
Why North Korea Is So Freaked out by US-ROK Drills
March 23, 2015
Why North Korea Is So Freaked out by US-ROK Drills
Why North Korea hates ROK-US joint exercises so much -- and how these drills could be even better for the alliance.
Why North Korea Is So Freaked out by US-ROK Drills
US Officials Believe North Korea Has SLBMs, Miniaturized Nuclear Devices
March 21, 2015
US Officials Believe North Korea Has SLBMs, Miniaturized Nuclear Devices
Plus, Japan and Australia plan to buy Ospreys, China picks a new diplomat for Pyongyang, and more. Security links.
US Officials Believe North Korea Has SLBMs, Miniaturized Nuclear Devices
North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles Into Sea
March 03, 2015
North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles Into Sea
It's Groundhog Day on the Korean Peninsula: North Korea voiced its discontent over military drills in the usual manner.
North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles Into Sea
US Confirms Iranian Cyber Attack Against Gambling Corporation
February 27, 2015
US Confirms Iranian Cyber Attack Against Gambling Corporation
Plus, Japan's defense exports, China's J-20 spotted in a video, North Korea's nukes, and more.
US Confirms Iranian Cyber Attack Against Gambling Corporation
North Korea's Nuclear Future: A Conversation With Joel Wit
February 26, 2015
North Korea's Nuclear Future: A Conversation With Joel Wit
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Shannon Tiezzi discuss North Korea's nuclear weapons program with Joel Wit.
North Korea's Nuclear Future: A Conversation With Joel Wit
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