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North Korea upends strategic logic of Northeast Asia

Failure of disarmament drive puts Japan, South Korea on nuclear path too

| North Korea

Can North Korea's nuclear and missile programs be stopped? I doubt it. At present, Pyongyang has the initiative and has no reason to relinquish it.

North Korea does not yet have nuclear-armed missiles capable of reaching the continental U.S. But the country is determined to acquire survivable, nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles.

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