Legal Barriers to the North Korea-Russia Arms Trade – and the Loophole That Could Allow it to Expand
By A. B. Abrams
The significant benefits that both Russia and North Korea have to gain by expanding their arms trade provides strong incentives to explore means of circumventing the U.N. sanctions regime.
Another North Korean Provocation Ahead of the G20 Summit? Don’t Count On It
By Grace Liu
North Korea is keeping its options open amid warming ties with the United States and China.
Friday Flashpoints - Our Weekend Reading List
The Diplomat’s Editor selects the top five defense and foreign policy articles for your weekend reading pleasure.