Resources on North Korea

Despite warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Friday, but it broke apart before escaping the earth's atmosphere and fell into the sea, signaling continued instability after the death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il.  NTI, in partnership with James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, offers extensive web resources for reporters looking for background and information on the North Korea nuclear weapons program.  Also included are links to coverage by Global Security Newswire, produced by National Journal.

Overview of North Korea WMD Programs

Overview of North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program

Interactive Map of North Korea’s Nuclear-Related Facilities

Listing of its WMD-Related facilities

Status of Non-Proliferation-Related Treaties

Annotated North Korea Nuclear Chronology (lengthy PDF)

North Korea Missile Capabilities

Global Security Newswire coverage: 

North Korea Rocket Fizzles Shortly After Liftoff, April 13, 2012

North Korean Missile Launch Raises New Questions About Path Forward, April 13, 2012

All North Korea coverage by GSN

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North Korean Nuclear Test: Media Resources


North Korean Nuclear Test: Media Resources

See links to a wide range of resources on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs from NTI and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.

NTI Statement on the 2022 Nuclear Posture Review


NTI Statement on the 2022 Nuclear Posture Review

"The NPR sets the right course by emphasizing dialogue and diplomacy, aiming to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in national security strategy."

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