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In Depth: Kim Jong Un and Korea

4 Jan 2017

Will North Korea Conduct Intercontinental Missile Test?

A transition in Washington, an impeachment in Seoul, and China's refusal to rein in North Korea's nuclear program is providing Kim Jong Un an opportunity for an intercontinental missile test.
13 May 2016

Kim Announces Vague Five-Year Economic Vitalization Plan

Kim Jong Un has announced a five-year economic plan to revive North Korea's economy. But his nuclear ambitions and lack of reform policies, resources, and foreign investment doom the prospects.
15 Mar 2016

Missile Defense in the Era of Kim Jong Un

North Korea recently claimed it has a nuke that could take out Manhattan. However unlikely, the United States should take all threats from this rash dictator seriously and expedite efforts to build effective missile defense.