Pyongyang claims its imminent satellite launch is benign. Other governments are less sanguine, accusing North Korea of preparing for a long-range ballistic missile test. We've been here before. A brief history of the secretive regime's missile and nuclear weapons programs.
Two preeminent ballistic missile experts describe what they believe occurred during North Korea's April rocket launch and what the test results reveal about Pyongyang's current missile capabilities.
While details about Pyongyang's upcoming rocket launch remain scarce, a review of North Korean missile capabilities demonstrates possible launch-vehicle configurations.
To foster a productive dialogue with Pyongyang, President Barack Obama must make tangible promises and then keep them.
The first step in disarming North Korea--energy aid. Here's how the United States, South Korea, China, Japan, and Russia hope to provide it.
Despite shutting down North Korea's plutonium production complex, complete denuclearization remains a formidable goal.
North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons programs date back to the 1960s and were helped by countries around the world.
The Scud, a descendent of World War II-era German V-2 rockets, is the ballistic missile of choice for world dictators and would-be proliferators. An explanation of how the technology spread.
It's been 45 years--how about trying incentives to get North Korea to cooperate with the international community?
Which claims about Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program are on target? A technical analysis of often conflicting data and news from one of the world's foremost experts.
Tales of Pyongyang's imminent collapse are legion and certainly not new. For independent observers, it's hard to know what's true. One thing you can count on, a continued standoff.
The threat to the United States from developing world missiles has been grossly exaggerated. Thus, the billions of dollars spent for SDI would offer protection from friends, not enemies.