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Thu, Mar 25, 2021

FAST THINKING: North Korean missiles are back

North Korea never waits long to greet a new US president with a challenge, and Biden now has his in the form of projectiles landing off the coast of Japan. What does it all mean?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Defense Technologies Korea

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

National Geographic documentary: Garlauskas discusses the role of Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong

Markus Garlauskas made an appearance on a National Geographic documentary, “North Korea: Inside the Mind of a Dictator” that went online on February 15, 2021. In the documentary, which explored the personality and motivations of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Garlauskas discussed the unique role of his sister Kim Yo Jong. Read more […]

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Arms Control Korea

Fri, Feb 12, 2021

Garlauskas in United States Institute of Peace blog: It’s time to get real on North Korea

On February 9, Markus Garlauskas published a blog post, “It’s Time to Get Real on North Korea” on the United States Institute of Peace website. In this piece, Garlauskas argues that the Biden administration should form a new, pragmatic strategy that shifts the focus away from near-term denuclearization toward preventing further expansion of nuclear capabilities […]

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Arms Control Korea

Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Garlauskas on Strauss Center’s webinar: The North Korea forecast for 2021

On February 2, Markus Garlauskas made an appearance as a guest speaker at a virtually held event by the Strauss Center for International Security and Law housed in the University of Texas at Austin, titled “The North Korea Forecast for 2021: A Former National Intelligence Officer’s View”. Based on his experience at the US National […]

In the News

Arms Control Korea

Tue, Feb 2, 2021

Garlauskas in The National Interest: Pukkuksong-5: Why North Korea’s new solid-fuel missile is a problem

North Korea recently displayed a new submarine-launched missile design—but it matters most as a stepping stone to longer-ranged and multiple-warhead missiles for land-based launchers.

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Korea Missile Defense

Wed, Jan 20, 2021

Garlauskas quoted in NK News on new approach toward North Korean nuclear missiles

On January 20, 2021, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted in NK News for his comments on how the incoming Biden administration should deal with North Korea’s nuclear weapons. He argued that the focus should be to prevent further […]

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Arms Control East Asia

Wed, Dec 30, 2020

Garlauskas on what to expect from Pyongyang during the Biden administration

On December 30, 2020, The National Interest published an article by Asia Security Initiative non-resident senior fellow Markus Garlauskas entitled “Expect Missile Testing and Probing From North Korea, Not a Cry For Attention or Help.” The article recounts possible actions from North Korea as the United States goes through its presidential transition, stating that “North […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management English

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Kroenig mentioned in Aviation Week on expected Biden defense policies

On November 20, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig was mentioned in an Aviation Week article titled “What to Expect from Biden’s Pentagon.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control China

Thu, Nov 19, 2020

Garlauskas on what the US could expect out of China’s policy towards North Korea

On November 19, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted in an article on The Economist on what the US could expect out of China’s pressure towards North Korea. He expressed that pressing North Korea to stop testing its most […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Policy

Sun, Nov 15, 2020

Garlauskas quoted in the Wall Street Journal on Biden’s approach to North Korea diplomacy

On November 15, Markus Garlauskas, the former US National Intelligence Officer for North Korea and nonresident senior fellow with the Asia Security Initiative, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal for his comments on how Biden should approach diplomacy with North Korea. He highlights that while denuclearization is the appropriate long-term strategic goal, setting realistic […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy East Asia