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Fri, Jun 4, 2021

Garlauskas on The Washington Times Foundation forum: North Korea’s pre-negotiation moves

On June 1, Markus Garlauskas participated in a monthly forum, The Washington Brief, hosted by The Washington Times Foundation, to discuss ongoing interactions between Washington and Pyongyang over a possible resumption of the stalled denuclearization talks. His comments during the event were quoted in a follow-up article by The Washington Times. Discussing Pyongyang’s possible moves […]

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Korea Politics & Diplomacy

Sun, May 2, 2021

Garlauskas quoted in Reuters on Biden’s emerging North Korea policy

Markus Garlauskas was quoted in a Reuters article published on May 2 that discussed North Korea’s response to Biden’s emerging North Korea policy. Garlauskas pointed to the wide gulf that still exists between Washington and Pyongyang, saying that while Kim Jong Un neither wants to give up nuclear weapons or reform North Korea’s political system, […]

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Arms Control Korea

Tue, Apr 27, 2021

Garlauskas’s proposal featured in RUSI report on North Korea

A report by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), based in the UK, discussing sanctions on North Korea featured Markus Garlauskas’s proposal on a new framework for assessing the effectiveness of sanctions on North Korea which he elaborated in a 38 North article.

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Economic Sanctions Korea

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.”

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Korea Nuclear Deterrence

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 […]

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Intelligence Korea

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 […]

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Crisis Management English

Wed, Nov 25, 2020

Oh on Biden foreign policy team’s approach to allies

On November 25, Dr. Miyeon Oh, director and senior fellow of the Asia Security Initiative in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, was quoted in a South China Morning Post article on Biden’s incoming foreign policy team. Oh believes that Biden’s rhetoric of working with allies is a “meaningful shift” from that […]

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