North Korea Nuclear Chronology

This annotated chronology is no longer being regularly updated.

The North Korea Nuclear Chronology tracks news coverage of selected nuclear-related stories pertaining to North Korea from 1999 to 2013. Some entries provide international or domestic context for technological development and national policymaking. Moreover, some entries may refer to developments with positive consequences for nonproliferation. Inclusion in this chronology does not necessarily indicate that a particular development is of direct or indirect proliferation significance.

May 7, 2012

An annotated chronology of nuclear-related developments in North Korea


This material is produced independently for NTI by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of and has not been independently verified by NTI or its directors, officers, employees, or agents. Copyright 2018.