China, Russia subverting sanctions to supply North Korea

A new report from a United Nations’ panel of experts on North Korea claims that Russia and China are both subverting sanctions that are helping Pyongyang continue financing its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The report also concludes that by doing so, Moscow and Beijing are letting the opportunity to peacefully resolve the North Korean [...]


Strategic Intelligence contains intelligence reporting on the state of global security and instability, geostrategic issues affecting the United States, pre-war indicators, and assessments on the current risk of war. An intelligence summary is available each week for Strategic Intelligence subscribers. Subscribe or sign in to read this report.

Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.