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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?
Sanctions and North Korea's Precarious Food Security
October 19, 2017
Sanctions and North Korea's Precarious Food Security
Are sanctions causing food shortages in North Korea? It's more complicated than that.
Sanctions and North Korea's Precarious Food Security
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?
The Trouble with the New US North Korea Travel Ban
October 11, 2017
The Trouble with the New US North Korea Travel Ban
Cutting off the already limited interactions between the two sides is not the way to go.
The Trouble with the New US North Korea Travel Ban
Trump Administration Introduces New Executive Order on North Korea Sanctions
September 22, 2017
Trump Administration Introduces New Executive Order on North Korea Sanctions
The new sanctions expand the authority of the U.S. Treasury Department to implement secondary sanctions.
Trump Administration Introduces New Executive Order on North Korea Sanctions
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
UN Security Council Adopts New Sanctions After North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test
September 12, 2017
UN Security Council Adopts New Sanctions After North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test
The new sanctions encompass a cap on fuel exports to the rogue state.
UN Security Council Adopts New Sanctions After North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test
What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
September 11, 2017
What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
China's economic and political sway over the North Korean regime is limited.
What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
September 09, 2017
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
Conventional wisdom on the effectiveness of oil embargoes is mistaken.
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
The Russia Factor in China's North Korea Challenge
August 18, 2017
The Russia Factor in China's North Korea Challenge
A closer look at a less obvious but potentially crucial variable.
The Russia Factor in China's North Korea Challenge
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
August 07, 2017
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
The latest sanctions will bar North Korean exports of coal, iron ore, lead, lead ore, and seafood.
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
Time to End Wishful Thinking on China's North Korea Policy
August 05, 2017
Time to End Wishful Thinking on China's North Korea Policy
Donald Trump has gotten the message: the Chinese are not going to help. What does the U.S. do now?
Time to End Wishful Thinking on China's North Korea Policy
Better Sanctions, Better Expectations, and a Better North Korea Policy
August 02, 2017
Better Sanctions, Better Expectations, and a Better North Korea Policy
Are secondary sanctions the key to a better U.S. North Korea policy?
Better Sanctions, Better Expectations, and a Better North Korea Policy
Weaponizing US Courts Against North Korean Proliferators
August 01, 2017
Weaponizing US Courts Against North Korean Proliferators
How civil asset forfeiture could be used to target North Korean funds in Chinese banks.
Weaponizing US Courts Against North Korean Proliferators
Taking a Global Stand Against North Korea’s Hostage Diplomacy
July 11, 2017
Taking a Global Stand Against North Korea’s Hostage Diplomacy
It's time to address North Korea's detention of foreigners at the UN.
Taking a Global Stand Against North Korea’s Hostage Diplomacy
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
July 06, 2017
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
The administration must keep in mind limitations of a proposal that has been gaining momentum.
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
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