The Heat: DPRK tensions

The Heat

DPRK 10 Minutes to Tokyo This May 14, 2017, file photo distributed by the DPRK shows the “Hwasong-12,” a new type of ballistic missile at an undisclosed location. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

For months now, global tensions have been building over the Korean Peninsula as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea continues to develop ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons.

Since 2006, Pyongyang has conducted five successful nuclear tests and says a sixth test could come at any time.

Bill Richardson has visited the DPRK eight times and has extensive experience with its leadership. He’s the former Governor of the U.S. State of New Mexico and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

The Heat: DPRK tensions Pt 1

The Heat: DPRK tensions Pt 1

For months now, global tensions have been building over the Korean Peninsula as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea continues to develop ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons. Since 2006, Pyongyang has conducted five successful nuclear tests and says a sixth test could come at any time. Bill Richardson has visited the DPRK eight times and has extensive experience with its leadership. He’s the former Governor of the U.S. State of New Mexico and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
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For more on Pyongyang’s latest missile test and how the international community is responding:

  • Song Zhang, the Chief Correspondent with Shanghai Wen Hui Daily in Washington, D.C.
  • Brian Becker, the National Coordinator with the ANSWER coalition and an analyst on U.S.–DPRK relations.
The Heat: DPRK tensions Pt 2

The Heat: DPRK tensions Pt 2

For more on Pyongyang’s latest missile test and how the international community is responding: Song Zhang, the Chief Correspondent with Shanghai Wen Hui Daily in Washington, D.C. Brian Becker, the National Coordinator with the ANSWER coalition and an analyst on U.S.–DPRK relations.
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