Nobody was surprised when North Korea’s ruling party announced that Kim Jong-un (seen in a file photo) had “supervised a new ultra-modern tactical weapon test”. Photo: AP
Edward Howell
Opinion

Opinion

Edward Howell

From ‘strategic patience’ to ‘maximum pressure’: obstacles to progress remain in pushing North Korea on its nuclear weapons

  • Edward Howell writes that Pyongyang’s weapons are not going anywhere for now, so long as the gap remains in how the North and Washington define denuclearisation

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Nobody was surprised when North Korea’s ruling party announced that Kim Jong-un (seen in a file photo) had “supervised a new ultra-modern tactical weapon test”. Photo: AP
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