August 07, 2020
UN Report Underlines North Korea’s Continuing Nuclear Ambitions
By Bruce Klingner
The new report affirms U.S. assessments of North Korea’s nuclear weapons.
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.
March 19, 2020
What Is a Greater National Security Threat to the US: North Korea or Iran?
By Timothy S. Rich and Madelynn Einhorn
The answer depends on who you ask – Democrats or Republicans.
February 08, 2020
The Road to a Nuclear Breakout: Comparing Iran and North Korea
By Nah Liang Tuang
There are enough disturbing parallels between Pyongyang and Tehran’s nuclear ambitions that the latter’s recent threat to leave the NPT needs to be decisively addressed.
November 21, 2019
North Korea Goes Nuclear: A Postmortem
By Denny Roy
How was North Korea able to attain nuclear missiles, despite U.S. opposition, when so many other countries have failed to do so?
September 27, 2019
Which Is the Bigger Nuclear Threat, Iran or North Korea?
By Timothy S. Rich, Madelynn Einhorn and Parker Cohen
Logically, the U.S. public should be more concerned about North Korea’s program. But the data suggests otherwise.
July 30, 2019
North Korea: The Game Has Not Changed
By Denny Roy
For all the diplomatic milestones of 2018, North Korea’s behavior in 2019 looks awfully familiar.
June 19, 2019
Russia, China Block UN From Saying North Korea Violated Sanctions
By Edith M. Lederer
Moscow and Beijing blocked a U.S. request to declare that North Korea violated the cap on imports of refined petroleum.
January 16, 2019
Van Jackson on Dealing With a Nuclear North Korea
By Prashanth Parameswaran
“There would be no diplomatic outreach without Kim Jong Un crossing the nuclear threshold.”
November 02, 2018
North Korea and the Prestige Dilemma
By Kristian McGuire
Security guarantees are one thing, but will Pyongyang ever give up the national prestige of having nuclear weapons?
August 29, 2018
What the New US Nuclear Posture Means for Northeast Asia
By Masashi Murano
Changes in the 2018 U.S. Nuclear Posture Review could alter the strategic environment in East Asia.
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