UC Professor Suggests Solutions for North Korean Missile Threat and More

North Korea continues to threaten to step up its nuclear missile drive. And just this week it demanded that Japan be excluded from further talks on the matter. The best way for the United States to deal with this menace, says Dinshaw Mistry, director of UC’s Asian studies program and assistant professor of political science in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, is to try what has worked well in the past: diplomacy.

“If one stays the course and builds the right strategy and puts resources into it, diplomacy works,” says Mistry, author of a new book, Containing Missile Proliferation (University of Washington Press). Mistry is a former analyst at the Brookings Institute and pursued further research on his book during a fellowship at Harvard.

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