By Zach Glass, Policy Intern On June 16, North Korea blew up the Kaesong Liaison Office, which was built in September 2018 to foster inter-Korean dialogue. This quite literal deterioration of Korean relations occurred one week after Pyongyang announced that it had severed all lines of communication with South Korea, which North Korean state media claimed was the result […]
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell spoke with NK News about the Trump administration’s lack of ongoing negotiations with North Korea. “It is not news to anyone that North Korea continues to advance its nuclear weapons and missile capabilities or that Iran continues to improve its ballistic missile technologies,” said Bell, the senior policy director at […]
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell wrote an op-ed in The National Interest explaining the need for talks between the United States and North Korea to resume immediately, even during Covid-19. As has been noted for many months, the Trump Administration’s comically over-produced and substantively underwhelming attempts at nuclear diplomacy with North Korea have yielded no […]
There are nine nuclear-armed countries worldwide with about 14,000 nuclear weapons between them. The United States and Russia together have more than 90 percent of those weapons.
Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell spoke with NK News about North Korea’s continued building up of its nuclear weapons program. “With each passing day, North Korea is advancing its nuclear program,” Alexandra Bell, Senior Policy Director at the Center for Arms Control & Non-Proliferation, told NK News. Bell is a former senior advisor in the […]