• Article

    Getting Back to Calm in Korea

    Stabilizing the Korean Peninsula requires regional solidarity. Tougher sanctions or high-level dialogue with Pyongyang could erode that necessary cohesion.

    • Q&A

    The Xi Presidency

    China’s new leaders will stay focused on domestic issues. With its growing relative economic and military advantages, China is largely comfortable with its current foreign policies.

    • Op-Ed

    North Korea's Nuclear Test: Trigger for Regional Conflict?

    If the United States and Europe look the other way, North Korea's provocations will continue to threaten the regional order. The Six-Party Talks are unlikely to provide a solution, but Russia could intervene.

    • Article

    Focus on Nonproliferation—Not Disarmament—in North Korea

    U.S. diplomatic efforts are better expended on disincentivizing North Korea from selling nuclear materials and know-how than pointless denuclearization efforts.

    • Book

    Nuclear Reset: Arms Reduction and Nonproliferation

    The concept of nuclear disarmament as an essential condition for nuclear nonproliferation is again entering the realm of practical politics, but the movement toward nuclear disarmament is extremely difficult and fraught with great dangers.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    Nuclear Five in Washington Discuss Nonproliferation

    Nuclear nonproliferation will only be successful if the Nuclear Five, especially the United States and Russia, set an example for the rest of the world by fulfilling their pledges to pursue disarmament.

    • Q&A

    North Korea's Latest Threat

    North Korea plans to use long-range missile technology to launch a satellite later this month despite international condemnation. There are also troubling signs that the isolated country is preparing for a third nuclear test.

    • Q&A

    The Legacy of the Nuclear Security Summit

    With anxieties over the nuclear activities of North Korea and Iran looming large, heads of state from 53 countries convened in Seoul this week to reaffirm and intensify their commitment to prevent nuclear materials from getting into the hands of terrorists.

    • Op-Ed

    Nuclear Energy 2011: A Watershed Year

    • Mark Hibbs
    • January 09, 2012
    • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

    The cumulative impact of the nuclear developments that occurred in 2012, from the disaster in Fukushima to Iran's continuing nuclear program, will make the world's nuclear future more uncertain.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    International Issues Outlook: 2012

    The chilling of the Arab Spring, Iran's nuclear program, Iraq after the U.S withdrawal, and the continuing European financial crisis are just some of the key issues facing the international community in 2012.

Carnegie Experts on
Korean Knot

  • expert thumbnail - Arbatov
    Alexey Arbatov
    Alexey Arbatov is the head of the Center for International Security at the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations.
  • expert thumbnail - Dvorkin
    Vladimir Dvorkin
    Major General Dvorkin (retired) is a chief researcher at the Center for International Security at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations.
  • expert thumbnail - Gabuev
    Alexander Gabuev
    Senior Fellow and Chair
    Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program
    Carnegie Moscow Center
    Gabuev is a senior fellow and the chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center.
  • expert thumbnail - Trenin
    Dmitri Trenin
    Carnegie Moscow Center
    Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, has been with the center since its inception. He also chairs the research council and the Foreign and Security Policy Program.

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