Ambassador: North Korea Needs to Give Up Nuclear Weapons Before Disarmament Negotiations Can Continue


South Korea’s ambassador to the U.N. said on Tuesday, North Korea cannot return to negotiations over proliferation and disarmament as a nuclear state. Speaking Tuesday at the Heritage Foundation, a Washington, D.C., think-tank, Joon Oh said the nuclear matter remains […]

Did N.Korea Copy Russian Ballistic Missile?

The Chosun Ilbo

An intercontinental ballistic missile unveiled during a parade marking the 70th anniversary of the North Korean Workers Party on Oct. 10 looks suspiciously similar to Russia’s SS-N-23 submarine-launched missile, a government source here said Sunday. The source said the new […]

China is spooked about this super-advanced missile system that the US wants in South Korea

Business Insider

President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-hye plan to discuss threats from China and North Korea during Park’s visit to the White House on Friday. In a conflict with either country, South Korea would benefit from the potential US deployment of Lockheed Martin’s Terminal […]

South Korean leader to meet Obama, walk fine diplomatic line

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — South Korean President Park Geun-hye is walking a fine line as she looks to strengthen her nation’s alliance with the United States against nuclear-armed North Korea while deepening ties with China, a strategic rival of the U.S. and […]

North Korea: Development of Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile Continues

Joseph S. Burmudez, Jr.

Commercial satellite imagery indicates that North Korea is continuing the development of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) at the Sinpo South Shipyard, including planning for a test of the vertical launch tube intended to fire the weapon. These developments may […]

Not Much Below the Surface? North Korea’s Nuclear Program and the New SLBM

Robert Schmucker, Markus Schiller and J. James Kim

In May 2015, only a month after key figures in the U.S. military publicly acknowledged the possibility that North Korea has perfected the miniaturization of a nuclear warhead for long-range delivery, the secretive country seems to have confirmed these claims […]