North Korea’s ballistic missile program has long been a concern for the United States, South Korea, and Japan. Foreign researchers have increasingly leveraged advanced open source intelligence and cooperated across countries to track the North’s developments over the last 25 years. But one country has been left out – China. Are there available, open source Chinese analyses of North Korean ballistic missiles, do they align with U.S. assessments, and is there anything researchers would gain from reading these analyses?
To mark the publication of KEI’s 31st volume of our Joint U.S.-Korea Academic Studies, please join us for a discussion of three distinct approaches to understanding perhaps the most consequential recent development in international affairs: the intensifying competition between the United States and China.