Tag: North Korea

Learning to live with a nuclear North Korea?

Written by Nick Bisley. North Korea has been on a long march to acquire a usable nuclear weapon. Since 2011, when Kim Jong-un replaced his father at the head of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the pace of that march has quickened markedly. Contrary to claims made […]

Introduction to Special Issue on Nuclear Weapons

Written by Richard Selwyn. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defence system has been generating significant displeasure in Beijing for some months now. Deployed by the US to counter Pyongyang’s unpredictability, the THAAD missile defense system appears a rational insurance policy. But a diplomatic spat played […]