North Korea’s successful missile launch and recent nuclear test may have been tactical victories for Kim Jong Un, but they may also be the first step in North Korea losing its strongest ally and lifeline.
Understanding Chinese priorities could help the United States to achieve specific outcomes in North Korea.
If the United States and Europe look the other way, North Korea's provocations will continue to threaten the regional order. The Six-Party Talks are unlikely to provide a solution, but Russia could intervene.
The United States needs to take a patient, measured approach in dealing with North Korea and persuading China to clamp down on Pyongyang.
U.S. diplomatic efforts are better expended on disincentivizing North Korea from selling nuclear materials and know-how than pointless denuclearization efforts.
The international community has reacted to North Korea's latest nuclear test with calls for tighter sanctions and will try to induce North Korea to join the long-stalled Six-Party Talks. These are unlikely to succeed.
This is a good moment for India to actively intervene in the global nuclear debate, articulate its priorities, and seek to promote a nuclear consensus among the major powers.
An evaluation of North Korea’s third nuclear test and its developing nuclear capability.
While the third North Korean nuclear test is a serious watershed, the country's policy remains far from posing an immediate threat.
The UN Security Council says there has been a nuclear test in North Korea.