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Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Garlauskas quoted in Reuters on North Korea’s tactical nuclear weapons

Markus Garlauskas was quoted in a Reuters article published on March 30 that discussed North Korea’s potential to develop tactical nuclear weapons. On whether the latest short-range missiles tested by Pyongyang were capable of carrying nuclear weapons, Garlauskas said, “Even short-range North Korean ballistic missiles should be considered nuclear-capable, based on North Korea’s own words.”

In the News

Korea Nuclear Deterrence

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Garlauskas quoted in NBC News on North Korea’s missile tests in March

Markus Garlauskas was quoted in an NBC News article published on March 26, arguing that North Korea’s latest ballistic missile tests were not merely intended to grab Washington’s attention. Garlauskas emphasized Pyongyang’s “clear determination to continue advancing its ballistic missile programs… If these go unchecked by the international community, this is likely to lead to […]

In the News

Korea Nuclear Deterrence

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Garlauskas quoted in Vox on North Korea’s intentions behind missile tests

Markus Garlauskas was quoted in a Vox article published on March 25 saying, “These launches are not a cry for attention, nor are they a cry for help with North Korea’s broken economy. Such launches are a sign of North Korea’s clear determination to continue advancing its ballistic-missile programs as part of making good on […]

In the News

Korea Nuclear Deterrence

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Garlauskas quoted in Reuters on North Korea’s latest ballistic missile tests

Markus Garlauskas was quoted in a Reuters article published on March 24, 2021 for his comments on how it would be a mistake for the Biden administration to ignore North Korea’s ballistic missile tests regardless of their range. “Downplaying North Korean ballistic missile tests will not help U.S. diplomacy with North Korea in any way, […]

In the News

Korea Nuclear Deterrence

Fri, Mar 26, 2021

Opportunity knocks for NATO and its partners in the Asia-Pacific

Although NATO and its Asia-Pacific partners have developed their relations over the past two decades, various constraints have limited the ambition and potential of these relationships. But there may be a change of the status quo on the horizon.

New Atlanticist by Mirna Galic

East Asia Indo-Pacific

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, Mar 24, 2021

The future of the US-Japan alliance under the Biden and Suga

A virtual public conference on the future of the bilateral US-Japan alliance and multilateral cooperation in the Indo-Pacific under the Biden and Suga administrations.

Blog Post by Asia Security Initiative

Australia China

Tue, Mar 23, 2021

Garlauskas quoted in Wall Street Journal on North Korea’s strategic use of the phrase “denuclearization”

Markus Garlauskas was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article published on March 18, 2021 for his comments on how North Korea strategically uses the phrase “denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” North Korea has long preferred to use the phrase “denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula” to emphasize its view of the mutual obligations imposed by […]

In the News

Intelligence Korea

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Garlauskas on Sejong Society’s webinar: Nuclear North Korea and the Biden presidency

On February 24, Markus Garlauskas made an appearance as a panelist at a webinar titled, “Nuclear North Korea and the Biden Presidency” held by the Sejong Society. In a wide ranging discussion with the Sejong Society’s President, Garlauskas addressed a variety of questions relevant to the Biden Administration’s policies on North Korea. He emphasized the […]

Timely Commentary & Analysis

Intelligence Korea

Wed, Mar 10, 2021

Garlauskas on Georgetown University’s webinar: US-China competition and the Korean Peninsula

On March 9, Markus Garlauskas made an appearance as a speaker at a webinar titled, “US-China Competition and the Korean Peninsula” held by the Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University where he is currently teaching a course on North Korea as an adjunct professor in the university’s Security Studies Program. His discussion with Bonnie […]

Timely Commentary & Analysis

China Conflict