The recent cruise missile test and new evidence about the operation of facilities at Yongbyon have once again brought the North Korean nuclear and missile programs into the spotlight. In this conversation with Stephan Haggard, Jeffrey Lewis looks both at the technical features of the recent test and the wider significance of North Korea’s continued commitment to advance its weapons program.
Jeff Lewis, Professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and Director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Project.
Stephan Haggard, Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor of Korea-Pacific Studies, UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (Moderator).
This series has received generous support from the Korea Foundation and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-2020S1A3A2A02104190).