Joshua Pollack’s Articles

Nasser and Egyptian pilots

New Research Examines the Nuclear Dimensions of the 1967 Middle East War

Israeli, Egyptian, US scholars examine unresolved questions about the role of Dimona in the Six-Day War.

North Korean missiles trapped in ice with sunshine photo illustration

OP #46: Options for a Verifiable Freeze on North Korea’s Missile Programs

Freezing North Korea’s missile program can be a first step toward promoting trust and providing concrete security benefits.

Nuclear missiles locked in ice photo illustration

Options for a Verifiable Freeze on North Korea’s Missile Program

EVENT: Panel Discussion with CNS experts to discuss verification requirements and security benefits associated with each option.

OP #43: North Korea’s International Scientific Collaborations: Their Scope, Scale, and Potential Dual-Use and Military Significance

International scientific collaborations are helping North Korea advance its technology.

NK News

Who’s Deceiving Whom? Open Source North Korea Under the Microscope

NYT coverage of think-tank report risks credibility of open-source research on North Korea.

Los Angeles Times

The Trump-Kim Summit Was Far from ‘Epochal’ but at Least It’s a Return to Diplomacy

The outcome of the Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un summit in Singapore brings to mind the old Army quip: “Hurry up and wait.”

New York Daily News

Who Gained and Who Lost What from the Trump-Kim Summit

If the White House continues to insist on the “Libya model,” we may be headed for re-runs of the rolling crisis of 2017.

New York Daily News

In the Wreckage of the Trump–Kim Summit That Wasn’t

What our foreign policy of one cost us.

The Nonproliferation Review

New Issue of the Nonproliferation Review Now Available

This issue contains a special section, “Symposium: The Strategic Elimination of Nuclear Weapons,” that is free to access until June 30, 2018.

US and Iran Flags (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

CNS Experts Respond to the US Withdrawal from the Iran Deal

An “ill-conceived” decision “of potentially historic proportion.”