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North Korean Nuclear Test Complicates Quest for East Asian Regional Security

Residents look up at a big screen TV in front of Pyongyang railway station showing television presenter Ri Chun-Hee officially announcing that the country successfully tested a nuclear warhead earlier in the day on September 9, 2016. (Kim Won-Jin/AFP/Getty)

Friday's incident is certain to raise tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

Interview: Syracuse Talks Show North Korea Wants to 'Engage the World in a New Way'

This undated picture, released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 10, 2012 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waving his hand on a naval vessel as he inspects Korean People's Army Navy Unit 123 honored with the title of O Jung Hup-led Seventh Regiment at undisclosed place in North Korea. (KNS/AFP/Getty Images)

Charles K. Armstrong says a conference attended by a North Korea nuclear envoy showed the country is continuing to implement, and even accelerating negotiation efforts put in motion before the death of Kim Jong Il.

'Countdown to Zero' Will Make You Care About Nuclear Weapons


Countdown to Zero is sure to scare anyone who watches it out of their "ignorance is bliss" attitude towards nuclear weaponry. The film, which premieres today, is directed by Lucy Walker and produced by Participant Media, the same organization that brought us An Inconvenient Truth.