Asia Geopolitics

Go First and Go Nuclear: Assessing North Korea’s Emerging Nuclear Strategy

Vipin Narang explains North Korea’s nuclear warfighting strategy and theory of victory.

Ankit Panda
Go First and Go Nuclear: Assessing North Korea’s Emerging Nuclear Strategy
Credit: KCNA screen grab (April 2017 parade footage)

Vipin Narang (@NarangVipin), associate professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, joins The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) to discuss North Korea’s emerging nuclear strategy. The episode examines the implications of the missile systems and configurations displayed at North Korea’s April 15, 2017, military parade and how Pyongyang would look to use them to start and terminate a war.

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