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What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
September 11, 2017
What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
China's economic and political sway over the North Korean regime is limited.
What China Can and Can't Do About North Korea
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
September 09, 2017
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
Conventional wisdom on the effectiveness of oil embargoes is mistaken.
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
The Russia Factor in China's North Korea Challenge
August 18, 2017
The Russia Factor in China's North Korea Challenge
A closer look at a less obvious but potentially crucial variable.
The Russia Factor in China's North Korea Challenge
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
August 07, 2017
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
The latest sanctions will bar North Korean exports of coal, iron ore, lead, lead ore, and seafood.
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
Time to End Wishful Thinking on China's North Korea Policy
August 05, 2017
Time to End Wishful Thinking on China's North Korea Policy
Donald Trump has gotten the message: the Chinese are not going to help. What does the U.S. do now?
Time to End Wishful Thinking on China's North Korea Policy
Better Sanctions, Better Expectations, and a Better North Korea Policy
August 02, 2017
Better Sanctions, Better Expectations, and a Better North Korea Policy
Are secondary sanctions the key to a better U.S. North Korea policy?
Better Sanctions, Better Expectations, and a Better North Korea Policy
Weaponizing US Courts Against North Korean Proliferators
August 01, 2017
Weaponizing US Courts Against North Korean Proliferators
How civil asset forfeiture could be used to target North Korean funds in Chinese banks.
Weaponizing US Courts Against North Korean Proliferators
Taking a Global Stand Against North Korea’s Hostage Diplomacy
July 11, 2017
Taking a Global Stand Against North Korea’s Hostage Diplomacy
It's time to address North Korea's detention of foreigners at the UN.
Taking a Global Stand Against North Korea’s Hostage Diplomacy
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
July 06, 2017
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
The administration must keep in mind limitations of a proposal that has been gaining momentum.
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
June 09, 2017
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran are back from the Shangri-La Dialogue with reflections.
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
Watch Out for the Blowback of Secondary Sanctions on North Korea
April 28, 2017
Watch Out for the Blowback of Secondary Sanctions on North Korea
Why would secondary sanctions against North Korea be any different from secondary sanctions against Iran?
Watch Out for the Blowback of Secondary Sanctions on North Korea
North Korea Crisis Hits Asia’s Biggest Economies
April 17, 2017
North Korea Crisis Hits Asia’s Biggest Economies
Heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula are already impacting regional economies.
North Korea Crisis Hits Asia’s Biggest Economies
What's on Trump's Mind Before the Mar-a-Lago Summit With Xi Jinping
April 03, 2017
What's on Trump's Mind Before the Mar-a-Lago Summit With Xi Jinping
North Korea and trade are high on Trump's mind ahead of his meeting next week with the Chinese president.
What's on Trump's Mind Before the Mar-a-Lago Summit With Xi Jinping
What Tillerson's Asia Trip Means for North Korea
March 21, 2017
What Tillerson's Asia Trip Means for North Korea
What the secretary of state's comments tell us about the Trump administration's North Korea policy.
What Tillerson's Asia Trip Means for North Korea
How Far Can China Go in Imposing Sanctions on North Korea?
January 25, 2017
How Far Can China Go in Imposing Sanctions on North Korea?
Beijing has its own reasons for limiting the pressure on Pyongyang.
How Far Can China Go in Imposing Sanctions on North Korea?
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
December 17, 2016
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
Sanctions don't scare Kim Jong-un. The thought of his own people, educated and awakened, does.
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
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