Asan Plenum

North Korea`s Missile Supply Relationship with Iran and Syria: Lessons for Policy

– Today, North Korea (DPRK) is the single most important supplier of ballistic missile technology to Iran and Syria
– Ties to Burma (Myanmar) are also suspected
– But in the 1980s and 1990s, the DPRK supplied at least seven states
– North Korea`s foreign missile ties are now more exclusive and collaborative
– These changes were partly in response to attempts to curtail the global missile trade
– Enough time has passed to judge the effectiveness of these policy measures

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