North Korea

Journal Article | November 15, 2017 02:15 PM | Comments(19)

The growing lethality of N. Korea’s military increasingly undercuts America’s ability to use diplomatic pressure, economic sanctions or military force to counter its provocative behavior.

Despite the attempts of many to simulate the future using game theory et al, one less-considered variable is missing from the equation. Primatology.

Journal Article | October 3, 2017 05:11 AM | Comments(1)

23 years of halfhearted efforts to prevent north Korea from developing nuclear weapons has resulted in six nuclear tests and an intercontinental ballistic missile capability.

This essay offers a close reading of Sparta’s diplomatic engagement with Athens following its stunning defeat at Pylos.