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April 03, 2013 9:28 AM Are North Korean Moves Irrational?

There is a larger game at work here that probably centers on the difficult-to-read domestic politics of North Korea. It is by no means assured that Kim Jong Un has fully consolidated his authority. By ramping up rhetoric, but exercising...

By Joshua Tucker

April 12, 2012 9:52 AM So Why is North Korea Going to Launch that Rocket?

With all eyes on North Korea’s coming missile launch, we are pleased to welcome the following guest post from Professor James Clay Moltz of the Naval Postgraduate School, the author of Asia’s Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International...

By Joshua Tucker