Defence Committee examine North Korea’s nuclear weapons program

12 September 2017

The Defence Committee hold a one-off oral evidence session on the situation in North East Asia following recent nuclear and missile tests by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.


Wednesday 13 September 2017, The Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 3.15pm

  • Andrea Berger (James Martin Centre for Non-Proliferation Studies)
  • Dr Matthew Cottee (IISS)
  • Dr John Nilsson-Wright (Chatham House)
  • Professor Beatrice Heuser (University of Reading)

Purpose of the session

The Committee will examine the development of North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes, the potential diplomatic and military options open to the United States and its allies in the region, and how the crisis on the Korean Peninsula might be resolved.

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