Recognizing North Korea as a Strategic Threat: An Intelligence Challenge for the United States: Staff Report of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Subcommittee on Intelligence Policy [open pdf - 40MB]
This report is in response to requests for subcommittee reports that illustrate the wide variety of serious threats that face our nation in the post-9/11 world and describe the methods by which policymakers can help the Intelligence Community address these threats. This report provides an unclassified assessment, based on open source materials, of the threat posed by North Korea to its neighbors in Northeast Asia to the United States. It also discusses the need for better intelligence on North Korea and some areas where this intelligence should be improved.
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: http://intelligence.house.gov/