• Q&A

    The World in 2012

    After a year that included the Arab Awakening, the euro crisis, Japan’s nuclear catastrophe, the killing of Osama bin Laden, and the unanticipated reaction to Russia’s recent parliamentary elections, there are many unanswered questions left for 2012.

    • Article

    North Korea: Time for Secret Talks with China

    The death of North Korean dictator Kim Jung Il increases the likelihood that the stress on the multiple fault lines in Korean society will reach the point of breaking. Secret talks with China to plan for contingencies may be needed now more than ever.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    North Korea's Permanently Paranoid Position

    During a visit to Russia, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il said he would be ready to discuss Pyongyang's nuclear production if international six-party talks, which ended in 2008, resume.

    • Article

    Talks Set to Start with North Korea

    Although movement is being made toward the resumption of six-party talks with North Korea, persistent disagreements will likely prevent any meaningful progress toward the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

    • Event

    2011 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference

    The 2011 conference focused on new actors and new agendas, reflecting the need to develop cooperative responses to challenges being posed by changing technology, distributions of political power, interest in nuclear energy, and security conditions in key regions.

    • Event

    Nuclear Reset: Arms Reduction and Nonproliferation

    • Roland Timerbayev, Sergei Oznobishchev, Alexander Kalyadin, Georgy Toloraya, Yevgeny Myasnikov, Alexey Arbatov
    • March 17, 2011
    • Moscow

    Nuclear disarmament faded from media attention after the New START agreement was signed, but it remains a challenge for the world.

    • Q&A

    The World in 2011

    Confronting the global challenges in 2011, from the ongoing war in Afghanistan and a rising China to continuing international economic turmoil, will require an understanding how much has changed and the extent to which the center of gravity in global power has shifted.

    • Op-Ed

    Russia Eyes Bigger Role on North Korea Issue

    Moscow's more active policy stance on North Korea serves Russia's strategic, political, and economic interests and could potentially have a positive impact on the situation on the Korean Peninsula.

    • Article

    Russia’s Policies on Korea

    Moscow has condemned North Korea’s shelling of the island in the Yellow Sea and expressed concern over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions. When Russians look into the future, they see a reunified Korea under the leadership of the South, and this is reflected in their foreign policy.

    • Article

    A New Korean Crisis

    While the ongoing handover of power from Kim Jong Il to Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang is a potentially dangerous process, it also provides new opportunities for the international community to nudge the North Korean regime in a more open and liberal direction.

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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