Center for Strategic Communication

North Korea’s Continued Posturing

The current North Korea crisis shows no sign of abating. The regime’s recent announcement that it is resuming production at the Yongbyon nuclear facility demonstrates Pyongyang’s persistent ambitions towards a nuclear capability. The plant, capable of making weapons...

Nuke Review March 20-27

Iran Progress in Istanbul? While the recent technical talks between P5+1 and Iran in Istanbul did not lead to a breakthrough on the nuclear standoff, the EU has confirmed the plans to resume political talks in Almaty in April. The talks focused on the details of the...

What We Are Reading

Russia unmoved by US missile defense plan change AP A top Russian diplomat says the United States’ cancellation of a critical part of its European missile defense system plan doesn’t mollify Moscow’s opposition. Missile plan changes may provide opening for talks...

What We Are Reading

Obama is “not bluffing” on stopping Iran’s nuclear drive: Biden Paul Eckert/Reuters Vice President Joe Biden told America’s biggest pro-Israel lobbying organization on Monday that President Barack Obama is “not bluffing” about the United States’ determination to stop...

What We Are Reading

South Korean President Warns North Against Nuclear Pursuits Choe Sang-Hun/The New York Times South Korea’s new president, Park Geun-hye, was sworn into office on Monday, facing far more complicated fissures both within South Korea and with North Korea than her father...