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North Korea and weapons of mass destruction

The Perilous Case of Kim Jong Il

Kim Jong Il is dying. Sons, generals and statesmen vie for his throne. With Pyongyang's impressive arsenal of chemical-, biological- and nuclear-weapons programs, the Fall of the House of Kim could end in a peninsular war or worse.

A New Forum for Peace

A proposal for transforming the six-party talks on North Korea into a security system for northeast Asia.

Rethinking Non-Proliferation

Some states are more equal than others. America's non-proliferation strategy should reflect this reality.


Syria and North Korea: A Real Axis of Evil

Pyongyang's history with the Assad regime isn't getting enough attention.

Pyongyang Is Still Deterred

It's the Asian powers, not the United States, that should worry about balancing North Korea's growing missile capability.

Storms Brew in Pyongyang

North Korea is about to violate its recent missile-test agreement and several UN resolutions. Washington is running out of options.

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April 16, 2014