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August 13, 2017 “North Korea: Murder in the Family,” Andrea Berger on BBC’s This World

August 12, 2017 “Raising the stakes: Why North Korea is talking up Guam,” Josh Pollack in AP

August 11, 2017 “U.S.-North Korea Standoff: Miscommunication Is Biggest Threat,” Andrea Berger in NBC News

August 11, 2017 “Behind North Korea’s dash to the nuclear finish line, a cold war push,” Melissa Hanham in the Christian Science Monitor

August 11, 2017 “The latest on escalating tensions between the US and North Korea,” Andrea Berger on BBC’s Newsnight

August 11, 2017, “Are we on the brink of nuclear war with North Korea? Probably not.” Catherine Dill in the Washington Post

August 11, 2017, “How Better Cancer Treatment Can Also Mean Better Nuclear Security” Miles for World Politics Review

August 10, 2017, “Hibakusha, the ban treaty, and future generations” Masaki Toko for Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

August 10, 2017 “New UN Security Council sanctions on N. Korea: What they mean, and what they don’t,” Andrea Berger for NK News

August 10, 2017 “How three recent launches signaled new leaps in North Korea’s missile capabilities,” Catherine Dill in the Washington Post

August 10, 2017, “If Trump wants a nuclear attack against North Korea, his military advisers have few other options,” Jeffrey Lewis in the Washington Post

August 9, 2017, “U.S., North Korea escalate nuclear fears with warring words,” Dave Schmerler on CBC

August 9, 2017, “The Game Is Over and North Korea Has Won,” Jeffrey Lewis for Foreign Policy

August 9, 2017, “North Korea details Guam strike plan and calls Trump ‘bereft of reason’,” Joshua Pollack in The Guardian

August 9, 2017, “East Asia Is Seriously Freaked Out About Trump And North Korea,” Melissa Hanham in Buzzfeed

August 8, 2017, “U.S. should start talking with North Korea to prevent nuclear war — a tactic that solved Cuban Missile Crisis ,” Josh Pollack for NY Daily News

August 8, 2017, “PBS NewsHour full episode, August 8, 2017,” Melissa Hanham on PBS News Hour

August 8, 2017, “Trump now sounds more North Korea-y than North Korea,” Jeffrey Lewis in Vox

August 8, 2017, “What War Between North Korea and the U.S. Might Look Like,” Jeffrey Lewis in Bloomberg

August 7, 2017, “The U.N. has placed more sanctions on North Korea. That’s not enough.” Andrea Berger in Washington Post

August 5, 2017, “Tracking North Korea’s missile tests,” Jeffrey Lewis on CNN

August 3, 2017, “A North Korea Attack Would Take Out Los Angeles, Chicago or New York, And Be The Deadliest In U.S. History,” Joshua Pollack in Newsweek

August 3, 2017, “Let’s Face It: North Korean Nuclear Weapons Can Hit the U.S.,” Jeffrey Lewis for New York Times

August 2, 2017, “Who speaks for US on N. Korea? Contradictions emerge as Tillerson heads to Asia,” Jeffrey Lewis in CNN

August 1, 2017, “North Korean Missiles May Be Too Advanced for More Sanctions,” Jeffrey Lewis in Bloomberg

July 31, 2017, Excerpt: “North Korea’s nukes are the United States’ problem: Why leaning on China to get tough on Kim Jong Un will not work,” Joshua Pollack for New York Daily News

July 31, 2017, Excerpt: “Scuttling the Iran Deal will Lead to Another North Korea,” Jeffrey Lewis for Foreign Policy

July 29, 2017, “North Korea’s Nuclear Arms Sustain Drive for ‘Final Victory’,” Joshua Pollack in New York Times

July 28, 2017, “Has North Korea Already Passed Trump’s Red Line?,” Melissa Hanham in The Atlantic

July 28, 2017, “North Korea just tested a missile that can hit New York and Washington,” Jeffrey Lewis in Vox

July 28, 2017, “North Korea tests missile that could reach U.S. mainland,” Jeffrey Lewis in CBS News

July 28, 2017, “North Korea conducts new intercontinental missile test,” Jeffrey Lewis in BBC

July 27, 2017, Excerpt: “North Korea reveals never-before seen images of missile program,” Dave Schmerler for CNN

July 26, 2017, “The strange role North Korea is playing in the Persian Gulf crisis,” Andrea berger in Washington Post

July 20, 2017, Excerpt: “How North Korea Evades Sanctions in Southeast Asia: The Malaysia Case,” Daniel Salisbury and Endi Mato for The Diplomat

July 16, 2017, “How ready is the U.S. for a North Korean missile attack?,” Joshua Pollack in Axios

July 16, 2017, “‘You aren’t scared enough’ about North Korea,” Jeffrey Lewis on MSNBC

July 15, 2017, “How I Learned To Start Worrying and Fear the Bomb.,” Jeffrey Lewis on This American Life

July 14, 2017, “IHS Jane’s Intelligence Review,” Melissa Hanham for Janes

July 11, 2017, “A Brief History of U.S. Presidential Struggles with North Korea,” Jeffrey Lewis in Time

July 10, 2017, Excerpt: “What Drives the Middlemen? Exploring Involvement in WMD-related Illicit Trade,” Daniel Salisbury for Defense-In-Depth

July 7, 2017, Excerpt: “Why did sanctions against North Korea’s missile program fail?,” Daniel Salisbury for The Conversation

July 6, 2017, “Nuclear North Korea: How long before the U.S. is in range?,” Joshua Pollack in Wall Street Journal

July 6, 2017, “Forget Alaska. North Korea Might Soon Be Able to Nuke New York,” Jeffrey Lewis for the Daily Beast

July 5, 2017, “Was North Korea’s successful ICBM test a game-changer?,” Joshua Pollack in NK News

July 5, 2017, “North Korean missile milestone leaves U.S. little leeway,” Joshua Pollack in Boston Herald.

July 4, 2017, “U.S. Threatens Trade With Countries Over Support for North Korea,” Andrea Berger in Bloomberg Politics.

July 4, 2017, “U.S. says North Korea’s ICBM launch is ‘a new escalation of the threat to the United States’ and the world,” Melissa Hanham in LA Times.

July 4, 2017, “North Korea tests missile it claims can reach ‘anywhere in the world’,” Melissa Hanham in CNN.

July 4, 2017, Laura Rockwood on BBC World

June 30, 2017, “North Korean rocket science,” Josh Pollack in Reuters.

June 15, 2017, “North Korea Would Not Hesitate to Kill You,” Jeffrey Lewis in Foreign Policy.

June 15, 2017, “Is Kim Jong Un Ready to Talk to Donald Trump?” Jeffrey Lewis in Foreign Policy.

June 12, 2017, “Mini Particle Accelerators Make Cancer Treatment Safer for Everyone,” Miles Pomper and Ferenc Dalnoke-Verress in Wired.

June 9, 2017, “Company with possible links to sanctioned entity at North Korean trade fair,” Andrea Berger in NK News.

June 7, 2017, “North Korea Fires More Missiles as Seoul Puts Off U.S. Defense System,” Jeffrey Lewis in The New York Times. 

May 31, 2017, “A new balance of terror: Why North Korea clings to its nukes,” Jeffrey Lewis and Dave Schmerler in The Associated Press.

May 28, 2017, “North Korea launches projectile from near Wonsan,” Josh Pollack in NK News.

May 22, 2017, “North Korea’s Whirlwind Progress on Missile Sharpens Threat,” Josh Pollack in The Wall Street Journal.

May 22, 2017, “North Korea fires second ballistic missile in a week,” Melissa Hanham on CNN.

May 19, 2017, “The problem with suppressing controversy in the Non-Proliferation Treaty,” Andrea Berger in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

May 19, 2017, “No sign Korea talks imminent due to major differences in goals, conditions,” Catherine Dill in Stars and Stripes Guam

May 18, 2017, “North Korea showed off a lot of missiles. What might be its targets?” Josh Pollack and Jeffrey Lewis in The Washington Post

May 15, 2017, “What you need to know about North Korea’s missile test,” Melissa Hanham on CNN

April 21, 2017, “A show of force,” Melissa Hanham in Reuters

April 21, 2017, “A tiny detail from North Korea’s military parade may show how close it is to long-range nukes,” Michael Duitsman in Business Insider

April 20, 2017, “North Korea expert on regional volatility,” Andrea Berger on CBC News

April 20, 2017, “North Korea nuclear threat: should California start panicking?” Joshua Pollack in The Guardian

April 19, 2017, “How North Korea Analysts Uncover the Hermit Kingdom’s Secrets,” Dave Schmerler in The New York Times’ The Interpreter

April 18, 2017, “The Hidden Messages in North Korea’s Military Parade,” Jeffrey Lewis and Melissa Hanham in The New York Times

April 18, 2017, “Solid Fuel, Canisters, ICBMs, and Tracked TELs: What North Korea Is up to With Its Missiles,” Melissa Hanham on The Diplomat’s Asia Geopolitics podcast

Bill Potter, Anna Vassilieva, Laura Rockwood and others featured in The Nuclear Requiem

April 17, 2017, “The North Korea Paradox: Why There Are No Good Options on Nuclear Arms,” Joshua Pollack in The New York Times

April 16, 2017, “Pence calls North Korea’s failed missile test a ‘provocation,’ but White House sees no need for a response,” Dave Schmerler in The Los Angeles Times

April 16, 2017, “N. Korea didn’t test a nuclear weapon, but it did try to launch another missile,” Jeffrey Lewis in The Washington Post

April 15, 2017, “Take a 3D tour of North Korea’s nuclear test site, thanks to open source intelligence,” Jeffrey Lewis in The Verge

April 15, 2017, “Here are the missiles North Korea just showed off, one by one,” Jeffrey Lewis and Melissa Hanham in The Washington Post

April 15, 2017, “North Koreans Put New Advanced Missiles On Parade In Pyongyang,” Jeffrey Lewis on All Things Considered

April 3, 2017, “Trump: U.S. will resolve North Korea conflict, with or without China,” Joshua Pollack in WJLA

March 26, 2017, “North Korean tests augment calls for boosting missile defense systems,” Joshua Pollack in The Hill

March 24, 2017, “How to decipher a North Korean missile test in just 72 hours,” Melissa Hanham and Dave Schmerler in The Verge

March 16, 2017, “Did North Korea test a fifth missile last week?” Dave Schmerler in NK News

March 11, 2017, “As North Korea’s arsenal grows, experts see heightened risk of ‘miscalculation’,” Jeffrey Lewis in The Washington Post

March 7, 2017, “North Korea bans Malaysians from leaving the country over murder investigation,” Andrea Berger in The Washington Post

March 7, 2017, “Breaking down North Korea’s missile launch,” Melissa Hanham on CNN

March 1, 2017, “China’s Alleged ICBM Moves Questioned,” Catherine Dill in Arms Control Today

February 28, 2017, “Why It’s In China’s Best Interest To Prevent A U.S.-South Korean Alliance,” Joshua Pollack and Andrea Berger in Forbes

February 28, 2017, “Kim Jong Un Would Have To Be Mad To Use His Nuclear Weapons — But Nerve Agents Are Different,” Raymond Zilinskas and Melissa Hanham in BuzzFeed

February 27, 2017, “How to Use Dark Matter Detectors to Catch a Uranium Thief,” Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress in Wired

February 24, 2017, “Nerve agent VX used in Kim Jong Nam killing,” Catherine Dill in Financial Times 

February 24, 2017, “Trump wants a ‘top of the pack’ nuclear program: does that actually signal a shift?” Jeffrey Lewis in The Christian Science Monitor

February 24, 2017, “What One Photo Tells Us About North Korea’s Nuclear Program,” Joshua Pollack, Jeffrey Lewis, Melissa Hanham, and David Schmerler in The New York Times

February 24, 2017, “VX nerve agent killed North Korean in airport,” Jeffrey Lewis on CNN

February 23, 2017, “Nerve agent was used to kill North Korean leader’s half brother, police say,” Raymond Zilinskas in The Los Angeles Times

February 23, 2017, “North Korea’s use of nerve agent in murder sends a deliberate signal to foes,” Melissa Hanham in The Guardian

February 17, 2017, “How the North Korean Nuclear Threat Has Grown,” Joshua Pollack in The New York Times

February 15, 2017, “This is the ground-launched cruise missile that Russia has reportedly just deployed,” Jeffrey Lewis in The Washington Post

February 15, 2017, “Putin’s Nuclear Provocation Threatens an Arms Race with Trump,” Nikolai Sokov in The Daily Beast

February 14, 2017, “Russia secretly deployed nuclear cruise missiles that violate a treaty with the US,” Jeffrey Lewis in Business Insider

February 13, 2017, “North Korea missile test: What’s changed?” Joshua Pollack and Andrea Berger on BBC

February 13, 2017, “Republicans Move to Strip Away Nuclear Test Ban Funding,” Jeffrey Lewis in The Daily Beast

February 13, 2017, “North Korea Can’t Launch A Nuclear Missile At The US Yet, But This Is How It’s Going To Try,” Melissa Hanham on BuzzFeed

February 13, 2017, “North Korea missile test delivers early challenge to Trump and Abe,” Joshua Pollack in The Japan Times

February 7, 2017, “New images show how North Korea is expanding its missile research,” David Schmerler in CNBC

February 2, 2017, “Iran’s New Missile That Has Donald Trump Steaming Mad: Born in North Korea?” Jeffrey Lewis in The National Interest

February 2, 2017, “North Korea Could Test An Intercontinental Missile This Year,” Joshua Pollack and Melissa Hanham in Popular Science

January 31, 2017, “Pentagon: Iran Tested a Ballistic Missile With North Korean Origins,” Jeffrey Lewis in Popular Mechanics

January 27, 2017, “Nuclear Weapons: How Safe are We?” Catherine Dill on BBC Newshour Extra

January 19, 2017, “Is North Korea About to Welcome Donald Trump Into Office With Its First-Ever ICBM Flight Test?” Melissa Hanham in The Diplomat

January 18, 2017, “North Korea may test-launch ICBM soon: South Korean media,” Joshua Pollack in Reuters

January 18, 2017, “Security assurances and proliferation risks in the Trump administration,” Jeffrey Knopf in Contemporary Security Policy

January 7, 2017, “North Korea ‘Very Far Along’ In Developing New Ballistic Missile,” Melissa Hanham on NPR News

January 6, 2017, “The Korean missile crisis,” Joshua Pollack in The World Weekly

January 5, 2017, “Talk grows in US of possibility of military strikes on N. Korea,” Jeffrey Lewis in Korea Herald

January 4, 2017, “Nuclear experts to Trump: More than tweets are needed to stop North Korea,” Melissa Hanham in LA Times

January 3, 2017, “Trump Warns North Korea on ICBM Test,” Jeffrey Lewis in Voice of America

January 2, 2017, “Thomas Schelling: Deterrence in Europe,” Joshua Pollack in Armscontrolwonk.com