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Is ‘Denuclearization’ the Answer to the North Korea Nuclear Problem?
April 21, 2018
Is ‘Denuclearization’ the Answer to the North Korea Nuclear Problem?
Or could a nuclear weapons free zone -- an NWFZ -- be a better solution?
Is ‘Denuclearization’ the Answer to the North Korea Nuclear Problem?
A Season of North Korea Summits: The View from Beijing and Seoul
March 31, 2018
A Season of North Korea Summits: The View from Beijing and Seoul
With a flurry of summits on the schedule, how do China and South Korea view North Korean diplomacy and the U.S. position?
A Season of North Korea Summits: The View from Beijing and Seoul
Japan’s Security Alliance Dilemma
March 24, 2018
Japan’s Security Alliance Dilemma
Tokyo has serious concerns about the U.S.-North Korea dialogue and also the potential of nuclear war.
Japan’s Security Alliance Dilemma
Kim Jong-un's Winter Olympics Ruse
March 06, 2018
Kim Jong-un's Winter Olympics Ruse
Why Seoul and the international community should not fall for Kim Jong-un’s propaganda ploy.
Kim Jong-un's Winter Olympics Ruse
The Missing Piece in the World’s North Korea Strategy
January 30, 2018
The Missing Piece in the World’s North Korea Strategy
Pyongyang abuses the international financial system to fund its proliferation activities -- stopping this ought to be a priority.
The Missing Piece in the World’s North Korea Strategy
What Austria's Emperor Franz Joseph Can Teach Trump About War With North Korea
January 28, 2018
What Austria's Emperor Franz Joseph Can Teach Trump About War With North Korea
Franz Joseph saw an opportunity through war to ‘Make Austria-Hungary great again.' Instead he plunged the world into global conflict.
What Austria's Emperor Franz Joseph Can Teach Trump About War With North Korea
The Fog of Peace and Limited Strikes on North Korea
January 26, 2018
The Fog of Peace and Limited Strikes on North Korea
When debating possible limited strikes on North Korea, let us not forget the inherent unpredictability of war.
The Fog of Peace and Limited Strikes on North Korea
Can Russia Help Solve the North Korea Crisis?
December 22, 2017
Can Russia Help Solve the North Korea Crisis?
To steer North Korea towards a peaceful course, Russia has combined coercive diplomacy with co-option.
Can Russia Help Solve the North Korea Crisis?
Why North Korea Sanctions are Failing in Africa
December 08, 2017
Why North Korea Sanctions are Failing in Africa
The region's experience offers a cautionary tale about the limits of the tool.
Why North Korea Sanctions are Failing in Africa
Will North Korea’s ICBM Test Increase Chance of Talks?
November 30, 2017
Will North Korea’s ICBM Test Increase Chance of Talks?
Pyongyang may have just tried to publicly signal the U.S. its willingness to give diplomacy another try.
Will North Korea’s ICBM Test Increase Chance of Talks?
North Korea Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
November 29, 2017
North Korea Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
North Korea conducted its first missile test following a 74-day lull.
North Korea Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
Senior North Korean Official: Nukes Target No Other Country But US
November 28, 2017
Senior North Korean Official: Nukes Target No Other Country But US
North Korea continues attempts to drive a wedge between the United States and its allies in East Asia.
Senior North Korean Official: Nukes Target No Other Country But US
North Korean Soldier Makes Dramatic Defection Across the DMZ
November 25, 2017
North Korean Soldier Makes Dramatic Defection Across the DMZ
South Korea’s loudspeaker broadcasting system, pumping K-Pop northward, may have played a role in the man’s defection.
North Korean Soldier Makes Dramatic Defection Across the DMZ
Nuclear Stability, Conventional Instability: North Korea and the Lessons From Pakistan
November 22, 2017
Nuclear Stability, Conventional Instability: North Korea and the Lessons From Pakistan
As the case of Pakistan shows, a nuclear deterrent will not guarantee North Korea its “final victory.”
Nuclear Stability, Conventional Instability: North Korea and the Lessons From Pakistan
The US Needs a Long-Term North Korea Strategy
October 25, 2017
The US Needs a Long-Term North Korea Strategy
Today’s debate needs to be about more than just “taking out a bad guy.”
The US Needs a Long-Term North Korea Strategy
Is There Still Room for Sanctions to Succeed in North Korea?
October 13, 2017
Is There Still Room for Sanctions to Succeed in North Korea?
North Korean marketization may lend hope for sanctions to work, if the U.S. and China can coordinate.
Is There Still Room for Sanctions to Succeed in North Korea?
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