October 24 - Secretary of State Madeleine Albright this week became the first American official to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong II. During her historic visit, they discussed North Korea's nuclear program and long-range missile development and exportation.

Korean Security: The Highest Hurdle
Proliferation Brief by Jon Wolfsthal, October 20

Remarks by Joseph Cirincione
Arms Control Association Press Briefing, October 20

Albright Engages North Korea in "Substantial" Talks
Carnegie Analysis, Non-Proliferation Project

Korea Nuclear Resources
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