About the Episode
North Korea fired over 80 missiles last week, triggering evacuation alerts in parts of Japan and South Korea. On Deep Dish, a Japanese citizen shares a firsthand reaction and their concerns for nuclear risks from North Korea. Plus, Stimson Center’s Jenny Town discusses what Kim Jong-un is trying to achieve and how the United States and its regional allies can reduce the risk of escalation.
- Preventing Nuclear Proliferation and Reassuring America's Allies, Ivo H. Daalder, Chuck Hagel, Malcolm Rifkind, and Kevin Rudd, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, February 10, 2021
Carnegie nuclear policy senior fellow Ankit Panda discusses recent nuclear saber-rattling by Russia and North Korea and whether the risk of nuclear conflict is growing.
With all eyes on Ukraine, it is unclear if a seventh North Korean nuclear test will really register with the American public.
Victor Cha and Sue Mi Terry explain why North Korea's latest missile launches are a sign of impatience with the United States and how to deescalate the situation.
Public opinion data finds robust support for a domestic nuclear weapons program in South Korea.