Author Archives: Jacques Hymans

North Korea’s Lessons for (Not) Building an Atomic Bomb

The Predictable Missile Mishap That No One Predicted Jacques E. C. Hymans JACQUES E. C. HYMANS is Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California. His most recent book is Achieving Nuclear Ambitions: Scientists, Politicians, and Proliferation (Cambridge University Press, 2012), from which this essay is adapted. The dismal failure of North…