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Pyongyang's Proliferation

Pyongyang's Proliferation

Op-Ed, Time

December 20, 2011

Author: Eben Harrell, Former Associate, Project on Managing the Atom April 2013–June 2015; Former Research Associate, Project on Managing the Atom, July 2011–June 2015

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: Managing the Atom


Eben Harrell published an op-ed on about Kim Jong Il's nuclear proliferation legacy.

Kim Jong Il’s death leaves the Korean peninsula and the rest of East Asia in a period of great uncertainty. But one of Kim Jong Il’s most dangerous legacies has security implications well beyond the region: he leaves behind a thriving nuclear weapons export business that must now be stopped.

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For Academic Citation:

"Pyongyang's Proliferation." Time, December 20, 2011.

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