Meet Kim Jong Un’s New Nuclear Warriors

What a rising generation of scientists and apparatchiks means for North Korea’s nuclear program.  BY Michael Madden  SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 You probably missed the obituary. But on July 7, when North Korean media announced the death of the 88-year-old senior North Korean official Jon Pyong Ho, it highlighted an important but largely ignored development in…

Fragile States Index

Iran is up, America is down. North Korea isn’t as bad as you think. But what do numbers rating the stability of a country really mean? Index by the Fund for Peace — Illustrations by Luke Shuman » Part 1: Rankings and Map » Part 2: Notable Changes and Scores » Part 3: Postcards from…