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North Korea Vows to Increase Nuclear Arsenal
January 03, 2023

North Korea Vows to Increase Nuclear Arsenal

By Mitch Shin
Amid the strengthening military alliance between South Korea and the United States, Kim Jong Un vowed to expand his country's nuclear arsenal.  

China Relations Key to Situation in North Korea
December 23, 2022

China Relations Key to Situation in North Korea

By ISOZAKI Atsuhito
A recent edition of the party newspaper makes that very clear.
Kim Jong Un Emphasizes Nuclear Development as North Korea’s ‘Ultimate Goal’
November 28, 2022

Kim Jong Un Emphasizes Nuclear Development as North Korea’s ‘Ultimate Goal’

By Mitch Shin
Kim continues to double down on the importance of the nuclear program for his country.

North Korea Launches Suspected Hwasong-17 ICBM
November 03, 2022

North Korea Launches Suspected Hwasong-17 ICBM

By Mitch Shin
A day after it tested more than 25 missiles, North Korea launched three ballistic missiles toward its east coast – including a likely ICBM.

US Warns North Korea: Nuclear Attack Will End Kim Regime
October 28, 2022

US Warns North Korea: Nuclear Attack Will End Kim Regime

By Mitch Shin
In the 2022 Nuclear Posture Review, the United States reiterated its firm stance over North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats.

4 Decades of Reckoning With North Korea’s Nuclear Threat – and Counting
October 28, 2022

4 Decades of Reckoning With North Korea’s Nuclear Threat – and Counting

By Peter Hayes
Going nuclear will not help South Korea deal with the threat posed by its northern neighbor.

South Korea, US, Japan Reaffirm Joint Stance on North Korea’s Missile Threats
September 23, 2022

South Korea, US, Japan Reaffirm Joint Stance on North Korea’s Missile Threats

By Mitch Shin
The top diplomats from the three countries met in New York on Thursday to coordinate the joint response over North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats.
South Korea Warns North Korea Over Nuclear Posture
September 14, 2022

South Korea Warns North Korea Over Nuclear Posture

By Mitch Shin
Following Pyongyang’s specification of its conditions for nuclear use, Seoul said the North will self-destruct if it uses nuclear weapons.  

With New Law on Nuclear Forces Policy, North Korea Says Its Nuclear Status Is ‘Irreversible’
September 09, 2022

With New Law on Nuclear Forces Policy, North Korea Says Its Nuclear Status Is ‘Irreversible’

By Mitch Shin
A day before the 74th anniversary of the country’s founding, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to keep strengthening his nuclear power.

US-South Korea-Japan Strengthen Joint Commitment in Face of Possible 7th North Korean Nuclear Test
September 02, 2022

US-South Korea-Japan Strengthen Joint Commitment in Face of Possible 7th North Korean Nuclear Test

By Mitch Shin
The national security advisors from the three countries met in Honolulu this week to discuss a coordinated response to the growing North Korean threat.

North Korea’s Dangerous Turn
September 01, 2022

North Korea’s Dangerous Turn

By Ankit Panda
Tactical nuclear weapons represent the next, dangerous phase of North Korea’s nuclear modernization.
Arming to Disarm: North Korea’s Nuclear Paradox
August 29, 2022

Arming to Disarm: North Korea’s Nuclear Paradox

By Soon-ok Shin
Even as its nuclear capacity continues to advance, Pyongyang will keep its anti-nuclear doctrine in place – despite the growing contradiction.

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