North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Aug. 31

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished Professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy

Weekly Roundup

August 31 – Things Nuclear III: US Control of Nuclear Weapons, Force Modernizat...

August 30 – Things Nuclear II: Academic Sources

August 28 – Things Nuclear I: The Missile Test and the South Korean, US and Jap...

August 28 – Must-Read on North Korean Markets: DailyNK’s The Creation of the No...

August 24 – August Roundup: The Current (Dis-)Equilibrium

August 23 – North Korean Legalism: Korean Jurists Committee Statement on Sanctions

August 21 – Bannon on North Korea: The Dilemmas of Linkage

August 18 – North Korea-China Trade: What Will Be Sanctioned Next?

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