With the ascendance of Vladimir Putin as president, Russia and North Korea have substantially resurrected their Soviet-era relationship, with both countries realizing the mutually beneficial economic and political potential. Russia, unlike the United States and the Soviet Union, does not have global ambitions such as export of an ideology but possesses a strong interest in […]
Looking back, the thought of a North Korean nuclear warhead being in reach of Guam, let alone the continental United States, was far-fetched and easily dismissible. But now, more than ever, Pyongyang’s threat of engulfing Washington, D.C. in a “sea of fire” is a legitimate prospect. The U.S. and her allies, having made no real […]
Amid recent U.S. and North Korean military posturings on the Korean Peninsula, Ryan Atkinson argues that Washington and Pyongyang won’t make any radical move warranting an escalation.
Juthika Hasan discusses the recent assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, half brother of Kim Jong-Un, in Malaysia, and the resultant conflict between the previously allied nations.
South Korea refuses to take chances against North Korea as it begins to invest in the procurement of Hyunmoo ballistic missiles.
According to unconfirmed reports, North Korean soldiers have been aiding the Syrian government against opposition forces. Jeremy Paquin explains how military co-operation between the two unlikely allies has been going on for the past several decades, culminating in today’s Syrian conflict.