[Strategic Intel] North Korea’s nuclear sub development signals rush for full deterrence

Recently detected activity at North Korea’s most significant submarine shipyard indicates that Pyongyang is moving full steam ahead with the development of a nuclear missile-carrying sub. While the existence of one nuclear-carrying sub in North Korea’s navy that will probably be easily detectable once it leaves port may not yet be worrisome to U.S. military [...]


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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.