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On the Korean Peninsula: Peace Must Come Before Denuclearization
September 25, 2018
On the Korean Peninsula: Peace Must Come Before Denuclearization
Denuclearizing North Korea can wait. What can’t wait is peace on the Korean Peninsula.
On the Korean Peninsula: Peace Must Come Before Denuclearization
How to Reorient US North Korea Policy
August 20, 2018
How to Reorient US North Korea Policy
If there was ever a real chance for the near-term denuclearization of North Korea, its momentum has halted.
How to Reorient US North Korea Policy
After North Korea, Pompeo Visits Japan to Meet With US Allies
July 09, 2018
After North Korea, Pompeo Visits Japan to Meet With US Allies
The abductee issues continues to complicate Japan's approach to North Korea.
After North Korea, Pompeo Visits Japan to Meet With US Allies
Trump’s North Korea Policy: Treating Reality Like Reality Television
July 09, 2018
Trump’s North Korea Policy: Treating Reality Like Reality Television
The gap between Trump’s portrayal of events and the reality on the ground is cause for serious concern.
Trump’s North Korea Policy: Treating Reality Like Reality Television
Why It’s Nearly Impossible to Denuclearize North Korea
June 22, 2018
Why It’s Nearly Impossible to Denuclearize North Korea
Despite the optimism after the Trump-Kim summit, it's difficult to imagine Pyongyang ever giving up nuclear weapons.
Why It’s Nearly Impossible to Denuclearize North Korea
US-North Korea Summit: Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Loss?
June 19, 2018
US-North Korea Summit: Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Loss?
Insights from Soo Kim.
US-North Korea Summit: Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Loss?
The US-North Korea Summit: All Flash, Little Substance
June 15, 2018
The US-North Korea Summit: All Flash, Little Substance
Trump's haphazard approach to a historic event was not surprising. But what comes next?
The US-North Korea Summit: All Flash, Little Substance
The Trump Kim Summit: Why History Doesn't Always Repeat Itself
June 13, 2018
The Trump Kim Summit: Why History Doesn't Always Repeat Itself
The fact that the leaders of the United States and North Korea have met and signed a piece of paper is alone remarkable.
The Trump Kim Summit: Why History Doesn't Always Repeat Itself
The Trump-Kim Summit: The View From Japan
June 12, 2018
The Trump-Kim Summit: The View From Japan
Japan remains cautious about North Korea's intentions.
The Trump-Kim Summit: The View From Japan
With North Korea, Let’s Not Forget the Big Picture
June 08, 2018
With North Korea, Let’s Not Forget the Big Picture
Beyond denuclearization, making North Korea a 'normal state' should be the end goal.
With North Korea, Let’s Not Forget the Big Picture
Japan and the Shangri-La Dialogue
June 06, 2018
Japan and the Shangri-La Dialogue
Japan saw support for its position on maritime issues, but North Korea remains a source of concern.
Japan and the Shangri-La Dialogue
Don’t Forget: North Korea Is a Country, Too
June 02, 2018
Don’t Forget: North Korea Is a Country, Too
North Korea is more than its negotiators and official statements on the state news agency.
Don’t Forget: North Korea Is a Country, Too
No 'Player One' in the Korean Peninsula Peace Process
May 31, 2018
No 'Player One' in the Korean Peninsula Peace Process
There can be no single winner in the upcoming U.S.-North Korea talks.
No 'Player One' in the Korean Peninsula Peace Process
The Moon-Trump Summit: This Is Chaos in Action
May 24, 2018
The Moon-Trump Summit: This Is Chaos in Action
Is Trump second guessing the rush to strike a deal? Showing flexibility? Both? Neither?
The Moon-Trump Summit: This Is Chaos in Action
Trump-Kim Meeting Is Set. What Now For Japan?
May 16, 2018
Trump-Kim Meeting Is Set. What Now For Japan?
Japan's singular focus on the abductee issue is marginalizing Tokyo in the current round of North Korea diplomacy.
Trump-Kim Meeting Is Set. What Now For Japan?
China-Japan-South Korea Trilateral (Finally) Meets Again
May 12, 2018
China-Japan-South Korea Trilateral (Finally) Meets Again
After a two-year hiatus, the once-annual forum reconvenes amid rapid developments on the Korean Peninsula.
China-Japan-South Korea Trilateral (Finally) Meets Again
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