North Korea


North Korea Hit With New Sanctions By The UN Security Council

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) imposed a new set of sanctions on North Korea on August 5th, responding to the growing tension surrounding Pyongyang’s recent testing of ballistic missiles. In a unanimous decision, Resolution 2371 passed through the Security Council with 15 votes in favour. These sanctions involve a significant […]


Tensions Between China And India

All eyes in southeast Asia are firmly focused on the potentially cataclysmic confrontation between the U.S., its subordinate allies, a nuclear armed North Korea that claims to possess ICBMs capable of reaching the U.S. mainland, and military demonstrations of strength along the South and East China Seas. However, tensions among […]


Trumplomacy’s Test: The Launch of Hwasong-14

“We will no longer surrender this country or its people to the false song of globalism,” President Donald Trump declared in a campaign speech in April 2016, promising to put ‘America First.’ ‘Economic nationalism’ and ‘national security’ would be the pillars upon which Trump’s diplomacy was built. With North Korea’s […]


North Korea Tests Newest ICBM

On July 28, North Korea conducted its latest in a series of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests. Launched at 23:41 North Korean time, the missile launched from the Jagang province, which is located in the north of the nation. The missile has been reported to have reached an altitude of […]


The Struggle For Peace: Are Treaties Effective In Diminishing The Threat Of Nuclear Violence?

According to the United Nations Office For Disarmament Affairs, nuclear weapons are among some of the most dangerous weapons of mass destruction on earth. Atomic bombs have the ability to obliterate cities, to kill millions, and to destroy the environment in the process. In an effort to end the development of […]


China’s Trade With North Korea Has Increased, Despite Import Ban On Coal

Trade between China and North Korea has risen in the first half of 2017, reaching a value of approximately $2.6 billion between January and July. On Thursday, a Chinese government official stated that this number reflects an approximate 10% increase over the figures collected last year during this period. It […]


Successful Intermediate Range Testing Of THAAD Completed As Korean Peninsula Grows More Tense

The United States has conducted the first successful test of its Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) missile system against an intermediate-range missile target, Chinese state media has reported. The test, which was conducted in the vicinity of Hawaii with a THAAD missile fired from Alaska, is being hailed as […]


Russia’s Strategic Interests On The Korean Peninsular

This article will evaluate Russia’s strategic interests on the Korean Peninsular. Historically, Russia has condemned the growth in North Korea’s nuclear weapons program and provocative behaviour. However, recently, under the Presidency of Vladimir Putin, Russia has changed tact and instead seeks to mollify North Korea. This position is vastly different […]