North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Oct. 19

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

October 19 – Henry Sokolski’s Underestimated: Our Not So Peaceful Nuclear Future

October 18 – Writing About North Korea

October 16 – Making Sense of Iran Decertification

October 13 – Hawaii Prepares for Nuclear War

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