Why did sanctions against North Korea's missile program fail?
Leader Kim Jong-Un inspects the Hwa Islet defense detachment off the east coast of North Korea (AFP)

By Daniel Salisbury, Postdoctoral Fellow, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. North Korea’s successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), allegedly with the capability to hit Alaska, is the latest in a series of significant advances for the country’s missile program. North Korea has been seeking to develop long-range missile technology for over 20…