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Foreign Affairs

Could the New Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Change the Dynamics of Economic Engagement with North Korea?

Could the New Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Change the Dynamics of»

The surprisingly robust emergence of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) through its recruitment of 57 founding member countries has transformed prospects for economic cooperation in Asia. The AIIB promises to become a credible multilateral financial institution capable of funding significant infrastructure projects across the region. North Korea potentially stands to benefit if the bank’s forthcoming membership requirements allow [Read More]


Satellite Imagery

North Korea Building New Transport »

North Korea Building New Transport Corridor and Border Crossing

North Korea Building New Transport Corridor and Border Crossing While observers have focused attention on road improvements along the DPRK’s east and [Read More]


WMD

The Great 2010 DPRK Nuclear Test Debate: Summarizing the Evidence of a Low-Yield Nuclear Test Carried out in North Korea in May 2010 The Great 2010 DPRK »

On April 28, 2015 Jeffrey Lewis as well as Joel Wit and Sun Young Ahn posted on 38 North [Read More]


The Great 2010 DPRK Nuclear Test Debate The Great 2010 DPRK »

  * This article was modified by May 1, 2015, updating footnote 12.  In 2010, [Read More]


The WMD Challenges Posed by a Collapse of North Korea The WMD Challenges »

North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction (WMD) pose a number of challenges, [Read More]


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