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What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
August 10, 2017
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
The U.S. would need to coordinate closely with South Korea, Japan, and China before taking any military action.
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
Interview: Yassin Fawaz
August 09, 2017
Interview: Yassin Fawaz
Advice on how the United States should approach Asia, from the CEO of the Raddington Group.
Interview: Yassin Fawaz
What THAAD Means for China's Korean Peninsula Strategy
July 27, 2017
What THAAD Means for China's Korean Peninsula Strategy
The U.S. motive is clear; China's response now will be critical.
What THAAD Means for China's Korean Peninsula Strategy
What Does North Korea Think of China's 'Dual Freeze' Proposal?
July 25, 2017
What Does North Korea Think of China's 'Dual Freeze' Proposal?
North Korea might agree to a freeze, but actually dismantling its nuclear program is out of the question.
What Does North Korea Think of China's 'Dual Freeze' Proposal?
Imagining a 'Finlandized' Korea
July 24, 2017
Imagining a 'Finlandized' Korea
A recent proposal sparked controversy, but it's more feasible than it appears at first glance.
Imagining a 'Finlandized' Korea
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
The South Korea-US Alliance: Responding to North Korea’s ICBM Test
July 07, 2017
The South Korea-US Alliance: Responding to North Korea’s ICBM Test
Until the U.S. and South Korea can agree on what North Korea’s goals are, a coordinated response will be impossible.
The South Korea-US Alliance: Responding to North Korea’s ICBM Test
3 Obstacles to US-South Korea Cooperation on the North Korea Issue
June 27, 2017
3 Obstacles to US-South Korea Cooperation on the North Korea Issue
The alliance cannot hope to address the North Korea threat until it overcomes these three hurdles.
3 Obstacles to US-South Korea Cooperation on the North Korea Issue
South Korea Stops THAAD: Strategic Misstep?
June 22, 2017
South Korea Stops THAAD: Strategic Misstep?
Insights from Soo Kim.
South Korea Stops THAAD: Strategic Misstep?
Trump, Moon, and the US-South Korea Alliance
June 01, 2017
Trump, Moon, and the US-South Korea Alliance
Trust issues, rather than policy differences, drive anxiety in the U.S.-Korea relationship.
Trump, Moon, and the US-South Korea Alliance
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
May 16, 2017
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
The United States would do well to start dealing with North Korea as if it was already in possession of an ICBM.
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
No, South Korea's New President Is Not 'Anti-American'
May 10, 2017
No, South Korea's New President Is Not 'Anti-American'
South Korea's new president may seek more independence within the alliance, but he's not anti-American.
No, South Korea's New President Is Not 'Anti-American'
Under Trump, A Looming North Korean ICBM Threat Brings Alliance 'Decoupling' Fears Back to East Asia
May 02, 2017
Under Trump, A Looming North Korean ICBM Threat Brings Alliance 'Decoupling' Fears Back to East Asia
How long until Trump wonders out loud why the U.S. should risk American cities for Korean and Japanese cities?
Under Trump, A Looming North Korean ICBM Threat Brings Alliance 'Decoupling' Fears Back to East Asia
Trump’s Mafia Diplomacy Rattles South Korea
May 01, 2017
Trump’s Mafia Diplomacy Rattles South Korea
Trump fundamentally misunderstands the function of U.S. alliances, but others are working to mitigate the damage.
Trump’s Mafia Diplomacy Rattles South Korea
US National Security Chief Confirms No Plans to Charge South Korea for THAAD
May 01, 2017
US National Security Chief Confirms No Plans to Charge South Korea for THAAD
Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster manages the fallout from Trump's THAAD comments.
US National Security Chief Confirms No Plans to Charge South Korea for THAAD
$1 Billion For THAAD? Trump Chips Away at the US-South Korea Alliance
April 28, 2017
$1 Billion For THAAD? Trump Chips Away at the US-South Korea Alliance
Slowly but surely, Trump chips away at the foundations for reassurance in the U.S.-South Korea alliance.
$1 Billion For THAAD? Trump Chips Away at the US-South Korea Alliance
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