The Hard Realities Behind the North Korea Crisis

Speaker: Simon Palamar

August 31, 2017

The Hard Realities Behind the North Korea Crisis

The possibility that Pyongyang would acquire the ability to reach the United States with a nuclear weapon once seemed distant but now appears imminent. Behind the sudden escalation in tensions in recent weeks are revelations about technical advances made by North Korea that have caught Washington off guard and heightened risks for Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing, explains global security expert Simon Palamar.

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