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The Trump-Kim Summit, North Korea's 'New Strategic Line,' and Pompeo's 'Bold Approach' 2.0
May 23, 2018
The Trump-Kim Summit, North Korea's 'New Strategic Line,' and Pompeo's 'Bold Approach' 2.0
The United States is right that North Korea seeks economic betterment, but misses the mark on how it seeks this goal.
The Trump-Kim Summit, North Korea's 'New Strategic Line,' and Pompeo's 'Bold Approach' 2.0
North Korea Ramps Up Criticism of US, Japanese Pressure Proponents Ahead of Trump-Kim Summit
May 08, 2018
North Korea Ramps Up Criticism of US, Japanese Pressure Proponents Ahead of Trump-Kim Summit
North Korea is keenly watching comments from senior U.S. officials ahead of the Trump-Kim meeting.
North Korea Ramps Up Criticism of US, Japanese Pressure Proponents Ahead of Trump-Kim Summit
North Korea Will Not Stop Its Weapons Development
July 08, 2017
North Korea Will Not Stop Its Weapons Development
The U.S. strategy to squeeze North Korea economically overlooks the centrality of the byungjin line.
North Korea Will Not Stop Its Weapons Development
North Korea’s ICBM Test, Byungjin, and the Economic Logic
July 05, 2017
North Korea’s ICBM Test, Byungjin, and the Economic Logic
North Korean leaders are gambling that increased sanctions will do little to harm a slowly growing economy.
North Korea’s ICBM Test, Byungjin, and the Economic Logic
Former North Korean Diplomat: Denuclearization Not Likely
December 30, 2016
Former North Korean Diplomat: Denuclearization Not Likely
The deputy ambassador turned defector says Kim Jong-un will never give up North Korea's nuclear weapons.
Former North Korean Diplomat: Denuclearization Not Likely
<em>Byungjin</em> in Play? North Korea's Top Economic Officials Meet for First Time Since 2006
September 07, 2016
Byungjin in Play? North Korea's Top Economic Officials Meet for First Time Since 2006
News from North Korea continues to suggest that Kim Jong-un is serious about making byungjin work.
Byungjin in Play? North Korea's Top Economic Officials Meet for First Time Since 2006
Tailored Deterrence: Influencing North Korean Decision-Making
April 26, 2016
Tailored Deterrence: Influencing North Korean Decision-Making
Defense planners have been rethinking strategies for responding to threats posed by North Korea.
Tailored Deterrence: Influencing North Korean Decision-Making
<em>Byungjin</em> Put to the Test: Is North Korea About to Face Another Major Famine?
March 30, 2016
Byungjin Put to the Test: Is North Korea About to Face Another Major Famine?
Will famine expose the failure of Kim Jong-un's Byungjin policy?
Byungjin Put to the Test: Is North Korea About to Face Another Major Famine?
Ahead of Rare Party Congress, North Korea Releases New Slogans. So What?
February 22, 2016
Ahead of Rare Party Congress, North Korea Releases New Slogans. So What?
Do North Korea's new party slogans tell us anything about the intended nature of the 7th Workers' Party Congress?
Ahead of Rare Party Congress, North Korea Releases New Slogans. So What?
North Korea’s H-Bomb Test: The (Impossible) Economic Context
January 08, 2016
North Korea’s H-Bomb Test: The (Impossible) Economic Context
Kim Jong-un wants to both build a hydrogen bomb and develop North Korea’s economy. It won’t work.
North Korea’s H-Bomb Test: The (Impossible) Economic Context
Is North Korea's 'Byungjin Line' on the US-China Strategic Agenda?
June 20, 2015
Is North Korea's 'Byungjin Line' on the US-China Strategic Agenda?
Are the United States and China on the same page regarding North Korea's Byungjin line?
Is North Korea's 'Byungjin Line' on the US-China Strategic Agenda?
US, China to Jointly Pressure North Korea Over Nuclear Program
May 19, 2015
US, China to Jointly Pressure North Korea Over Nuclear Program
The United States and China may come together to increase pressure on Pyongyang to back off its nuclear program.
US, China to Jointly Pressure North Korea Over Nuclear Program
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