Forget Current Sanctions, Cut Off North Korea’s Oil Supply

  In the light of the summit between United States Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in—where the international community awaits whether the two leaders can reconcile their starkly different approaches to North Korea’s nuclear development, JAPAN Forward is republishing this piece by Larry Niksch, who teaches East Asian Security at George Washington University.  […]

The U.N. Sanctions Game With North Korea: Time to Play the Oil Cutoff Card

With his multiple nuclear and missile tests, Kim Jong-un has accelerated North Korea’s program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) with a nuclear warhead that could strike the United States.  The program also is strengthening the existing capability to attack Japan and South Korea with nuclear warheads produced since at least 2012 for the […]