North Korea is rattling headlines as it tests intercontinental ballistic missiles. The Bulletin has extensively covered North Korean nuclear issues, including how South Korea and Japan might respond.
Here’s what you need to know:
Has South Korea renounced “nuclear hedging”?
Will South Korea go nuclear?
Robert Einhom & Duyeon Kim
Hardly the hermit kingdom: New report reveals North Korea’s global reach
George A. Lopez
Putting the nonproliferation back in the NPT
Victor Gilinsky & Henry Sokolski
Tillerson refuses to rule out nuclearization of Asian allies
Dan Drollette Jr.
Reconsidering the reversal: South Korea’s nuclear choices
William Caplan & Kenneth B. Turner
A nuclear South Korea would be a mistake
Seeking a path toward missile nonproliferation—A Japanese response
Masako Ikegami (Subscription journal)
North Korea, nuclear weapons, and the search for a new path forward-A South Korean response
Chung-in Moon (Subscription journal)
China worries about Japanese plutonium stocks
Seven decades after Hiroshima, is there still a nuclear taboo?
William Burr, Jeffrey Kimball
Read more about North Korea’s nuclear program:
North Korea and the ban treaty: Two sides of the same coin
John B. Brake
Prevent nuclear catastrophe: Finally end the Korean War
North Korean nuclear program can’t be stopped with weapons, says Siegfried Hecker
North Korea’s latest missile test
Dan Drollette Jr.
Potemkin or real? North Korea’s biological weapons program
Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley
Sea of sarin: North Korea’s chemical deterrent
North Korea’s nuclear weapons: What now?
Development and Disarmament Roundtable with Shen Dingli, Chung-in Moon, Andrei Lankov
The North Korea that can say no
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