Experts offer analysis, context on North Korea at media roundtable event

Author: Christa Robelin Desrets

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

Just hours after President Donald Trump denounced North Korea’s continued missile tests in his first speech before the United Nations General Assembly on September 19, Sasakawa USA provided context and analysis to the Washington, D.C. journalism community at a private roundtable event at the National Press Club.

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Adm. Dennis Blair explains DPRK strategy of brinkmanship in Politico podcast

Categories: In the News

Although rhetoric regarding the North Korean regime’s continued nuclear tests has ramped up in Washington in recent weeks with Pyongyang’s actions, the overall North Korean strategy of provoking the international community while operating below the threshold of starting conflict has remained in place for about half a century, Sasakawa USA’s Admiral Dennis Blair explains in the latest episode of The Global Politico podcast with Susan Glasser.

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Asia on Air Episode 04: Chris Nelson on North Korea, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Drama

Categories: Asia on Air, Sasakawa USA Blog

In Episode 4 of Asia on Air, Capitol Hill and Asia expert Chris Nelson discusses his decades of experience with and observations of the U.S.-Japan-DPRK drama.
The recent exchanges of threats between Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump have brought North Korea’s nuclear weapons program back into the spotlight, but how much of the discussion is posturing and how much is progress? Chris Nelson gives us his take on these key questions.

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Kim Jong-un’s Sword of Damocles

Author: Shigemura Toshimitsu

Categories: In-Depth with

In the wake of multiple missile launches and a fifth nuclear test by North Korea, Pyongyang watcher Shigemura Toshimitsu offers insights into Kim Jong-un’s motivations while calling for a dramatic escalation of international sanctions.

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