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Peterson Institute: Sanctioning North Korea: The Political Economy of Denuclearization and Proliferation

Authors: Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland

Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland write that sanctions alone are not enough to force North Korea to relinquish its nuclear weapons, but that the United States and other countries can make an impact if they pursue North Korea's international financial intermediaries, such as China.



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Sanctioning North Korea

CFR Fellow Kara C. McDonald says the new UN Security Council Resolution against North Korea is one of the strongest set of sanctions adopted thus far by the body, though success in bringing North Korea back to the negotiation table is dependent on enforcement.

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Don't Sanction North Korea

Author: Charles D. Ferguson
Foreign Policy

Charles Ferguson argues that "fresh sanctions on a cash-poor North Korean regime could help cause exactly the situation we hope to prevent - nuclear proliferation."

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North Korea's Nuclear and Missile Tests and Six-Party Talks: Where Do We Go From Here?

Author: Scott A. Snyder

Scott A. Snyder testifies before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs' Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment; and Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade. His testimony addresses North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests and Six-Party talks.

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WashPost: Reining In Pyongyang

Author: Henry A. Kissinger

In this opinion piece, Henry Kissinger suggests the international diplomatic effort to manage North Korea's nuclear arsenal needs to harden, and adopt the elimination of North Korean nuclear weapons as its goal.

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