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North Korea’s third nuclear test: plutonium or highly enriched uranium?

By Hui Zhang Senior Research Associate, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School On February 12, 2013, North Korea conducted its third nuclear test, and a number of seismic stations around the … Continue reading >

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North Korea’s Uncertain Future

By Joseph S. Nye The death of Kim Jong Il may gradually unlock change in North Korea, but the process is unlikely to be smooth or quick. In 2010, Kim promoted his 20s-something son Kim Jong Eun to be a … Continue reading >

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UN-thanizing the Conference on Disarmament

This week’s announcement that North Korea has become the chair of the UN Conference on Disarmament should become the peg for euthanizing this body, giving it the burial it deserves, and getting real about the current state of global nuclear … Continue reading >

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North Korea Leads UN Conference on Disarmament: Non sequitur

By William H. Tobey Res ipsa loquitur, the thing speaks for itself, a doctrine of common law on negligence, and a fair response to North Korea temporarily assuming the presidency of the United Nations Conference on Disarmament in Geneva. A … Continue reading >

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