"Hours after North Korea trumpeted the apparent "perfect success" of its first hydrogen bomb test, the United Nations Security Council fired back with a promise of new sanctions." (Site: CBC)
"While it remains unclear whether the North Korean have detonated an H-Bomb, we can expect a similar pattern of behavior as we have witnessed in years past. North Korea seeks simultaneously to increase its status by showing to the world they have the means of great powers, while increasing their bargaining powers in receiving resources from China for example."
— Jean-François Bélanger
Jean-François Bélanger, Ph.D student, Department of Political Science
Expertise: political and strategic reasons of nuclear proliferation of countries
jean-francois.belanger2 [at] mail.mcgill.ca (English, French)