Griffith will host a two-day conference this month to examine the transformation of communist and post-communist societies over the past three decades.
“The North Koreans ... demonstrated actually that they recognise that they might need the Chinese."
Andrew O’Neil, Professor of Political Science, says the time may be coming when the Trump administration re-examines US plans for striking North Korea.
As chaos reigns in the Trump White House, North Korea has for the second time within a month tested a missile that can strike US territory.
North Korea's announcement that it has successfully tested a ballistic missile with an intercontinental range has been highly anticipated for some time.
North Korea fired its third missile in three weeks on May 29, once again drawing protests from South Korea and Japan.
Griffith expert analyses controversial North Korea announcement.