Washington D.C. – Today, the Center for Arms Control and Non Proliferation commends the bilateral agreement between the United States and North Korea that says that the North Koreans agree to suspend their nuclear activities. Although, the Center notes that this is only a first step and there are still so few details regarding the announcement.
By Duyeon Kim North Korea’s latest agreement with the U.S. on nuclear, missile and uranium enrichment moratoria is a positive and encouraging step forward, but the devil is in the details and Pyongyang’s fulfillment of those agreements. It is a positive step forward because the two sides were deadlocked for months over food assistance and […]
Published by 1540 Compass Winter 2012 – Volume 1 Issue 1 : UNSCR 1540 & the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit: A View from Seoul January 2012 Duyeon Kim Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation The Republic of Korea (ROK) has been and remains a staunch supporter of the global nonproliferation […]
On December 18, 2011, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il died–the Center for Arms Control and Non Proliferation has released the following statement about the recent news.
By Duyeon Kim North Korea’s official media today announced the death of its leader Kim Jong-il. While the consequences of his death are difficult to predict at this early stage, immediate chaos and turmoil on the ground appears unlikely. The North has been preparing for this day since Kim Jong-il’s stroke in 2008 and the […]