09 Oct 2018

Japan opposes withdrawal of U.S. troops from Korean Peninsula in potential denuclearization deal

If North Korea, South Korea, and the US were the only actors involved in the ongoing denuclearization negotiations on North Korea, the entire process would be significantly simpler. For better or for worse, however, Japan, China and many other countries are also involved and have their own national priorities and

Read More
19 Sep 2018

North Korea agrees to shut down missile test sites as leaders hail ‘leap forward’

“North Korea will shut down key missile test facilities in the presence of ‘international experts’ and is willing to close its only known nuclear complex if the United States makes reciprocal measures, South Korean president Moon Jae-in has announced in a joint press conference with Kim Jong-un. The two leaders

Read More
24 Jul 2018

North Korea Begins Dismantling Key Facilities at the Sohae Satellite Launching Station

Satellite imaging has found that North Korea is dismantling a satellite-launching and rocket-engine testing facility, the first sign of progress following weeks of inaction after what many fear to have been empty promises during the Trump-Kim summit. “Since these facilities are believed to have played an important role in the

Read More