• Confirm
  • .

2016/11/03 | June Park and Jonathan Berkshire Miller

Is North Korea’s Nuclear Tech for Sale?

As North Korea's cash flows dry up, selling nuclear technology to the highest bidder - be it Syria, Lybia or even ISIS - may become a tantalizing option for the Kim regime.

2016/10/19 | Andrei Lankov

Learning to Live with a Nuclear North Korea

Like it or not, it is time to learn to live with a nuclear North Korea.

2016/10/13 | Dr. Willy Wo-Lap Lam

OPINION: Beijing Talks Tough About 'New Cold War' in Asia

Emblematic of Beijing’s pugilistic mentality is a series of war games staged with Russia. Perhaps not by coincidence, 22,000 American military personnel held exercises in waters around Guam.

2016/10/13 | Nidhi Prasad

OPINION: Japan’s Nuclear Insurance Against North Korea

The political cost of going nuclear has become more complex in the 21st century.

2016/09/19 | Euan Graham

North Korea: Reaching for Armageddon

North Korea is in a rush to lock in nuclear gains before the next U.S. administration settles its new policy.

2016/09/02 | The Japan Times

OPINION: Behind the Rising Tide of North Korean Defections

A recent spate of defections suggests that some North Korean elites are losing faith in the country's future under Kim Jong Un.

2016/08/21 | Robert E Kelly

North Korea: A Realistic Path to Regime Change

North Korea cannot survive on its own; it has always required a foreign patron. This is a weakness that can be exploited.

2016/08/05 | Yuan-ling Liang

Are Chinese Cram Schools Teaching People How to be North Korean Defectors?

Two cram schools in China are reportedly teaching people to be North Korean defectors to gain refugee status in Europe.

2016/03/18 | TNL 編輯

Global Tension and Condemnation Mounting As North Korea Launches Two Missiles

Since North Korea performed it fourth nuclear test on January 6, tensions have been mounting in the region. On March 18, North Korea fired two ballistic missiles towards the Sea of Japan, leading to strong condemnation from Japan, South Korea and the US.

2016/02/17 | TNL 編輯

South Korea Eyes US Missile Defense System And Stokes Fear In China

As North Korean missile threats expand, South Korea is pushing for deployment of a US high-altitude air defense system, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD). The push, however, has stoked fear in China, which believes deployment of the system could help the US to expand its military power in the region.

2016/02/03 | TNL 編輯

North Korea Plans Long-Range Rocket Launch, Defying International Condemnation

North Korea plans to launch a long-range rocket to put a satellite into orbit between February 8 and 25, which is viewed by many as a front for a ballistic missile test. The announcement has drawn condemnation from South Korea, Japan and the US.

2016/01/12 | TNL 編輯

China Condemns North Korea's Bomb Testing as the U.S. Holds Strong

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced that it was an H-bomb to its citizens as a display of his leadership and also to bring the international spotlight to North Korea. Though there is lack of authenticity to the H-bomb, it has upset many governments and has called into question how North Korea should be contained.

2015/08/21 | Yuan

North Korea Ready For War Against South Korea

North Korea supreme leader Kim Jong-un has announced through official media that its military front line is ready for war and asks South Korea to stop pumping radio propaganda.