Country Resources

July 9, 2024

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a mutual defense treaty as Russia continues to court North Korean support for its war in Ukraine. 

June 24, 2024

U.S. presidential leadership may be the most important factor in whether the risk of nuclear arms racing, proliferation, and war will rise or fall in the years ahead. 

June 1, 2024

North Korea is continuing to test new military systems and build up its nuclear arsenal in response to U.S. and South Korean activities.

May 23, 2024

As lawmakers urge President Biden to prioritize efforts to engage Russia and China in nuclear arms control talks, the administration updates nuclear weapons employment guidance and raises questions about China's NFU proposal.

May 1, 2024

The U.S. said it will find an alternate way to report on North Korean sanctions enforcement. 

April 16, 2024

The intelligence community remains concerned that Russia could resort to the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine and that North Korea is maneuvering to win acceptance as a nuclear- weapons state.

April 16, 2024

Washington still views negotiations as the only viable path to peace on the Korean peninsula but assesses that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is intent on aligning more closely with Russia and China.

March 13, 2024

But the Biden administration sees no immediate threat of a North Korean attack. 

March 13, 2024

Rebuilding diplomacy with North Korea is necessary to reduce the risks of nuclear conflict.

March 13, 2024

By all indications, this rising threat has been lost on the international community with global leaders appearing numb to the festering crisis.

March 13, 2024

The two Koreas are mired in an intense security dilemma, which could cause future crises between them to spiral quickly into a possible, large-scale war.

February 16, 2024

The tenuous relationship between North and South Korea deteriorated further after Pyongyang’s illegal launch of a satellite in November.

December 5, 2023

Top defense officials from 18 countries condemned North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs and pledged to respond to any attack that threatens South Korea. 

November 1, 2023

It is the first time that Washington had accused Pyongyang of such large-scale assistance to Moscow.

October 1, 2023

The North Korean and Russian leaders called for stronger cooperation during a meeting that had a heavy focus on military issues.