Dismantling North Korea’s fissile material production facilities has become the metric to assess the second Kim-Trump summit at Hanoi. That risks a fizzle.
Might Russia and the US have tacitly agreed to end the INF Treaty, and is all the action really on ground launched intermediate range missiles in Asia?
John Bolton demanded Iraq provide a declaration of its WMDs but invaded anyway. For the second Kim-Trump summit Bolton calls on North Korea to do the same.
Why did Iran’s launch of the Payam satellite fail, and was it really a disguised ICBM test?
It would seem North Korea has been making new nuclear weapons since Singapore, but then again it seems not.
What does Kim Jong-un’s new year address suggest is in store for nuclear North Korea in 2019?
Pyongyang’s denuclearisation clarification and the Yeongjeo-dong controversy underscore a need to change the way we think about nuclear North Korea
On Thursday November 8, hot on the heels of the midterm elections, North Korea’s envoy, Kim Yong-chol, was to meet Mike Pompeo and Steve Biegun in New York, however the meeting was abruptly cancelled. Multiple sources, including South Korean officials and the US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, […]
Hitherto in the nuclear age humanity has relied upon a thin margin of survival provided by arms control, for arms control has tended to provide some measure of strategic stability and some reduction of nuclear dangers. For the most part arms control has functioned as a way of managing rivalry, […]
In many respects the summitry and working level meetings between North and South Korea can be seen as a series of steps toward the implementation of the Panmunjom Declaration, and the emphasis has been on achieving inter-Korean détente and rapprochement through pursuing strategic stability and greater economic integration. The push […]