North Korea: Nearing a Breaking Point in an Unsustainable Status Quo

Over the past two decades, North Korea (DPRK) has seemingly graced the global headlines for a notable event a few times each year, only to fade out of the international spotlight. Once again in 2017 the DPRK made headlines. But this time, the DPRK first drew the attention of the global media on February 12, 2017, when the country conducted a test of its most advanced land-based ballistic missile (ICBM) and it has captured global headlines ever since. The DPRK has expressed its determination to continue to further its ballistic missile and nuclear programs. Michael Thomas discusses the possibility of a major shift in the status quo for the Korean peninsula. Click here to keep reading.

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