Andrei Lankov on North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Diplomacy

"Due to nuclear weapons, North Korea need not worry about attacks from other countries, including the U.S."
April 10th, 2013

In light of recent saber rattling, Subin Kim recently caught up with renowned North Korea expert Dr. Andrei Lankov for an in-depth interview that looked at Pyongyang’s nuclear threat diplomacy and perpetual search for aid and donors, among other issues.

Filing the original interview in Korean with South Korean specialist outlet Defense 21, Kim

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About the Author

Subin Kim

Subin Kim is an NK News Pro contributor. He translated Lankov's The Real North Korea into Korean and is current working in Seoul on several new NK News projects. He is a reserve air defense artillery lieutenant in the Republic of Korea Air Force.

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