Peter Hayes


Executive Director, Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability

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The North Korea Threat

by Peter Hayes, Chung-in Moonvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The country has resisted diplomacy and endured isolation from the international community for decades and continues to build up its nuclear arsenal.

Northeast Asia - Japan and Korea: The War That Must Never Be Fought

by Peter Hayes, Chung-in Moon, Nobumasa Akiyamavia Analysis
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Northeast Asia is the center of the world's most protracted, and unsuccessful, effort to roll back nuclear proliferation, and the story is far from over.

KOREAN BEEF: North Korea's Nuclear Weapons

with Peter Hayes, James Woolseyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, October 16, 2003

In April 2003, North Korean officials admitted for the first time that their nation possessed the ability to build nuclear weapons. Many experts suggest that the possible possession of nuclear weapons by a so-called rogue state such as North Korea sets the stage for a far more serious conflict than the war with Iraq. Just how should the United States try to diffuse the Korean crisis? Can diplomatic efforts succeed where they have previously failed? Will the United States have to consider military options? And just what is North Korea hoping to accomplish by fomenting this crisis?