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Let’s be clear: a surgical strike on North Korea is too risky to consider

Let’s be clear: a surgical strike on North Korea is too risky to consider

Trump must be aware that not all options can be on the table

Let’s be clear: a surgical strike on North Korea is too risky to consider
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin October 26, 2017
Trump’s amendment to EO13223: what relevance for Korea?
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Trump’s amendment to EO13223: what relevance for Korea?

Move has exacerbated alarm that he might be prepping the country for another war in East Asia

Trump’s amendment to EO13223: what relevance for Korea?
Tristan Webb
Tristan Webb October 24, 2017
Whizzing to Oz? Australia in Kim Jong Un’s line of fire
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Whizzing to Oz? Australia in Kim Jong Un’s line of fire

Pyongyang’s latest bluster echoes unofficial threats it disowned a decade ago

Whizzing to Oz? Australia in Kim Jong Un’s line of fire
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter October 24, 2017
War on the Korean peninsula: brinkmanship or a genuine possibility?

War on the Korean peninsula: brinkmanship or a genuine possibility?

With Washington and Pyongyang trading threats, experts assess likelihood of kinetic action

War on the Korean peninsula: brinkmanship or a genuine possibility?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 23, 2017
The story of a North Korea-backed rebellion in Sri Lanka

The story of a North Korea-backed rebellion in Sri Lanka

DPRK backing for an ultra-leftist insurgency in 1971 ended in the expulsion of their diplomats

The story of a North Korea-backed rebellion in Sri Lanka
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young October 10, 2017
Why South Koreans would stand up to the North

Why South Koreans would stand up to the North

The Republic of Korea would not simply roll over in the event of a U.S. withdrawal

Why South Koreans would stand up to the North
Peter Ward
Peter Ward October 6, 2017
Dual-use Chinese construction vehicles marketed at North Korean trade fair
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Dual-use Chinese construction vehicles marketed at North Korean trade fair

Cranes could be adapted for transporting or loading missiles, analysts suggest

Dual-use Chinese construction vehicles marketed at North Korean trade fair
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 3, 2017
U.S. bombers and fighters off N. Korea’s east coast: why Pyongyang didn’t react

U.S. bombers and fighters off N. Korea’s east coast: why Pyongyang didn’t react

Flying in the Sea of Japan close to the DPRK has been exceptionally hazardous in the past

U.S. bombers and fighters off N. Korea’s east coast: why Pyongyang didn’t react
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy September 29, 2017
A brief history of “declarations of war” against North Korea

A brief history of “declarations of war” against North Korea

State media frequently accuses the DPRK's enemies of casus belli

A brief history of “declarations of war” against North Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald September 25, 2017
How North Korea’s navy was appropriated by the market economy

How North Korea’s navy was appropriated by the market economy

In the 90s, ships meant to police the maritime border became centers of private enterprise

How North Korea’s navy was appropriated by the market economy
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov September 25, 2017