Stagnant U.S.-North Korean nuclear talks could resume if Washington agrees to moderate its demands.
An innovative verification approach could help build confidence that North Korea is complying with any denuclearization agreement in the future.
As U.S. and North Korean leaders make nice, a next round of nuclear negotiations remains unscheduled.
A new report details the extent to which 11 key states are fulfilling, promoting, or undermining 10 standards identified as critical elements of the nonproliferation and disarmament regime.
This new report is the fourth in a series that assesses the extent to which 11 key states are fulfilling, promoting, or undermining 10 standards identified as critical elements of the nonproliferation and disarmament regime. Collectively, states fared worse on the majority of criteria when compared with the prior edition covering the 2013–2016 period.
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met at the DMZ June 30, as President Moon Jae-in of South Korea calls on the U.S. and North Korea to advance denuclearization negotiations, and China's President Xi Jinping visits Pyongyang.
South Korea's defense minister highlights areas of improved relations between the Koreas.
Kim Jong Un hosts China’s president as U.S.-North Korean talks continue to lapse.
Recent North Korean missile tests violate UN Security Council resolutions, but President Trump appears eager to maintain talks.
The next steps for U.S. diplomacy with North Korea remain unclear after Pyongyang tested several short-range ballistic missiles in early May. U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun met with South Korean officials in Seoul May 9-10 amid criticisms from North Korea of the U.S. negotiating team and U.S. seizure of a North Korean ship.
North Korea threatens to end talks if U.S. refuses to ease its stance on denuclearization.
North Korea tests a new tactical weapon and continues to engage in sophisticated methods of sanctions evasion, according to the most recent reports. As both Washington and Pyongyang say changes must precede any third summit between the two countries, a meeting between Putin and Kim is expected by the end of this month.
U.S. officials make tough demands, but insist diplomacy continues.