Joshua Pollack’s Articles

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President Trump’s Bombastic Rhetoric Will Do Nothing to De-Nuclearize North Korea

Open threats of annihilation only reinforce the importance of weapons of mass destruction for the survival of the North Korean state.

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A Brief History of the Huge Mess in North Korea

Talking and food aid have not been the problem.

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Why Didn’t the US Shoot Down North Korea’s Missile? Maybe It Couldn’t

Pyongyang’s claim that it has tested a hydrogen bomb that can be loaded on a ballistic missile raises questions about how good the west’s defense systems are.

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The Clear Logic of the Latest North Korean Test

Kim Jong Un has a predictable purpose and a plan.

Five Myths About Missiles

We couldn’t necessarily destroy all of North Korea’s on the ground. Or in the air.

North Korean WMD: A Guide to Online Resources

North Korean WMD: A Guide to Online Resources

Find the best online resources that are up-to-date or are older materials of importance, written in English.

Missiles Robots and Tels

Missiles, Robots, and TELs, Oh My!

VIDEO: New developments in North Korea’s military-industrial strategy. Seminar with CNS’s Joshua Pollack.

North Korean Flags in Pyongyang

What Should China and the US Do About North Korea?

Experts from the US and China give advice on how to best approach North Korea’s advancing missile and nuclear program.

Thomas Schelling, Re-Explored

Joshua Pollack revisits the seminal works by the late great theorist on deterrence in Europe and compellence in Asia.