October 29, 2022
Whatever Path US Diplomacy Takes, Sanctions on North Korea Are Here to Stay
By Aaron Arnold
Washington might be looking for a course correction on engagement with North Korea, but don’t expect any change to sanctions policy.
November 20, 2021
How to Deliver Relief to North Koreans Without Lifting Sanctions
By Aaron Arnold
To address the grim humanitarian situation in North Korea, countries should get smart about implementing sanctions, not lift them.
November 04, 2021
China, Russia Urge UNSC to End Key Sanctions on North Korea
By Edith M. Lederer
China and Russia cited humanitarian reasons in arguing for sanctions relief, but their proposal faces an uphill battle.
November 25, 2020
Biden Must Not Give in to North Korea’s Demand for Early Sanctions Relief
By Mathew Ha
Diplomatic success will require better sanctions enforcement, not looser sanctions.
June 23, 2020
How Far Will North Korea’s Military Adventurism Go?
By Jina Kim
The scope and level of North Korea’s next move will be determined by the extent and type of the benefits it expects.
June 22, 2019
Xi’s North Korea Visit: All Style, No Substance?
By Shannon Tiezzi
The symbolism was heavy for the Chinese president’s first Pyongyang trip, but there were no major announcements made.
April 16, 2019
South Korean President Moon Calls for 4th Summit With Kim Jong Un
By Kim Tong-hyung
Moon responds to Kim Jong Un's latest remarks by offering another inter-Korean summit.
April 08, 2019
North Korea’s Internal Struggles Hint That Sanctions Are Working
By Tae-jun Kang
Reports of business closures and food price spikes are more evidence that North Korea's economy is struggling.
March 01, 2019
Japan Gives Trump a Thumb's Up for Hanoi Summit
By Daniel Hurst
Shinzo Abe expressed his support for the decision to leave the US-North Korea summit with no deal.
February 28, 2019
No Deal: Trump-Kim Summit Collapses Over Sanctions Impasse
By Jonathan Lemire, Deb Riechmann, and Foster Klug
Talks ended abruptly ahead of schedule after Kim Jong Un demanded complete sanctions relief.
February 25, 2019
How to Handle Sanctions Relief With North Korea
By Troy Stangarone
When Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un in Vietnam should he give North Korea what it wants – sanctions relief?
February 23, 2019
How Does North Korea's Economy Look Heading Into the Hanoi Summit?
By Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein
The latest data paint a picture of North Korea's economy as stable, but strained.