July 01, 2020
Ankit Panda on Kim Jong Un and the Bomb
By Shannon Tiezzi
An interview with Panda about his new book, and the past and future of North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs.
December 24, 2019
New Construction Seen at Missile-Related Site in North Korea
By Associated Press
Satellite images show the completion of a new structure at the March 16 Factory near Pyongyang.
December 10, 2019
South Korea: North’s ‘Very Important Test’ Was of Rocket Engine
By Hyung-Jin Kim
Seoul said a previously unspecified test at Sohae Satellite Launching Ground was a rocket engine test.
December 04, 2019
What’s Behind North Korea’s Missile Testing?
By Liang Tuang Nah
The recent barrage of missile tests by North Korea is part political signaling, but it also has clear military and economic motivations.
August 28, 2018
Japan: North Korea Still Poses ‘Serious and Imminent’ Threat
By Daniel Hurst
Japan's latest Defense White Paper sees “no change” in the evaluation of the threat from North Korea
July 11, 2018
With North Korea Thaw, Japan Downgrades Missile Alert Level
By Mina Pollmann
The announcement contrasts with long-term moves to increase Japan's missile defense capabilities.
January 25, 2018
The Philippines' Approach to North Korea
By Samuel Ramani
Duterte's North Korea strategy seeks to balance the interests of China, the United States, and Japan.
January 03, 2018
Japan's Defense Policy Decisions in 2018
By Yuki Tatsumi
How will Japan make the most of a limited defense budget amid rising threats?
December 12, 2017
What North Korea's ICBM Means for Japan's Defense Planning
By Yuki Tatsumi
Japan's defense planning will need to account for the increased threat from North Korea.
November 15, 2017
What Can Trump Learn From Kissinger on North Korea?
By Joseph Bosco
Trump's approach toward China and North Korea may be taking a page from Kissinger's book.
August 01, 2017
Looking for Fissures in China-North Korea Relations
By Adam Cathcart
Just how much influence does China continue to exercise over North Korea in 2017?
July 21, 2017
China's North Korea Solution
By Son Daekwon
A PLA publication helps explain China's priorities and strategy for the Korean Peninsula.