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Loopholes in UN Sanctions against North Korea

Loopholes in UN Sanctions against North Korea

The latest United Nations report on North Korean sanctions has once again highlighted the role of foreign companies in cases of UN sanctions evasion. The March 2014 report by the independent Panel of Experts assigned to monitor sanctions against the DPRK on behalf of the UN noted the widespread involvement of foreign companies. A new SIPRI [...]

Update on Preparations for a Possible Third Nuclear Test at Punggye-ri: Is a Detonation Imminent?

Update on Preparations for a Possible Third Nuclear Test at Punggye-ri: Is a Detonation Imminent?

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Jack Liu. Summary North Korea’s public pronouncements in reaction to a United Nations Security Council Resolution tightening sanctions against Pyongyang have heightened speculation that a nuclear detonation at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Facility is imminent. Analysis of new satellite imagery from [...]

After Kim Jong Un Orders a Nuclear Test: Possible Key Installations and Equipment Identified at North Korea’s Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Facility

After Kim Jong Un Orders a Nuclear Test: Possible Key Installations and Equipment Identified at North Korea’s Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Facility

A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Jack Liu. Summary Based on recent satellite imagery of the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Facility, 38 North has identified installations that may play a critical role in the conduct of a North Korean nuclear detonation. One facility is a command and control bunker located approximately 150 meters from the [...]

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