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The Missing Piece in the World’s North Korea Strategy
January 30, 2018
The Missing Piece in the World’s North Korea Strategy
Pyongyang abuses the international financial system to fund its proliferation activities -- stopping this ought to be a priority.
The Missing Piece in the World’s North Korea Strategy
North Korea: New Sanctions, Same Old Story
December 29, 2017
North Korea: New Sanctions, Same Old Story
Another North Korean missile test, another round of UN sanctions.
North Korea: New Sanctions, Same Old Story
Is Myanmar Serious About Enforcing Sanctions on North Korea?
October 27, 2017
Is Myanmar Serious About Enforcing Sanctions on North Korea?
Is this a real shift in North Korea-Myanmar relations, or just political expediency?
Is Myanmar Serious About Enforcing Sanctions on North Korea?
Is There Still Room for Sanctions to Succeed in North Korea?
October 13, 2017
Is There Still Room for Sanctions to Succeed in North Korea?
North Korean marketization may lend hope for sanctions to work, if the U.S. and China can coordinate.
Is There Still Room for Sanctions to Succeed in North Korea?
Market Prices in North Korea Rise Sharply After Recent Sanctions and Tensions
September 19, 2017
Market Prices in North Korea Rise Sharply After Recent Sanctions and Tensions
North Korea’s domestic economy may be very resilient but it is not beyond the reach of international tensions.
Market Prices in North Korea Rise Sharply After Recent Sanctions and Tensions
How North Korea Evades Sanctions in Southeast Asia: The Malaysia Case
July 20, 2017
How North Korea Evades Sanctions in Southeast Asia: The Malaysia Case
Two companies with links to Pyongyang and Malaysia reveal how North Korea can skirt international restrictions.
How North Korea Evades Sanctions in Southeast Asia: The Malaysia Case
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
Watch Out for the Blowback of Secondary Sanctions on North Korea
April 28, 2017
Watch Out for the Blowback of Secondary Sanctions on North Korea
Why would secondary sanctions against North Korea be any different from secondary sanctions against Iran?
Watch Out for the Blowback of Secondary Sanctions on North Korea
With North Korea, Try More Economic Isolation, Less Diplomatic Isolation
September 14, 2016
With North Korea, Try More Economic Isolation, Less Diplomatic Isolation
As the world steps up economic pressure, sanctions must be matched by diplomatic engagement.
With North Korea, Try More Economic Isolation, Less Diplomatic Isolation
Sanctions: Still the Best Option for Containing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions
April 30, 2016
Sanctions: Still the Best Option for Containing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions
If the world can remain strong and consistent about sanctions, North Korea might actually come to the table.
Sanctions: Still the Best Option for Containing North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions
How North Korea Gets Around UN Sanctions
April 21, 2016
How North Korea Gets Around UN Sanctions
A new UN report emphasizes continued blindness -- willful or not -- to North Korea's illicit activities.
How North Korea Gets Around UN Sanctions
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