February 06, 2021
Biden Needs a New Goal for North Korea
By Bonnie Kristian
A high-profile defector once again reiterates what should be obvious: North Korea will not denuclearize. Time for a new goal.
October 27, 2020
Let’s Have a Better Debate on North Korea
By Daniel R. DePetris
While denuclearization can still be a long-term objective, it is extremely unlikely to happen - and luckily, U.S. security is not dependent on it.
October 19, 2020
What’s Next for Moon’s North Korea Policy?
By Hae Won Jeong
The Moon Jae-in administration continues to call for an end-of-war declaration. Is that realistic?
May 21, 2020
Don’t Let Tension With China Ruin US-North Korea Diplomacy
By Christopher Mott
Present tensions between Washington and Beijing shouldn't be allowed to derail work toward peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.
August 22, 2019
Guaranteeing Peace With North Korea
By Patrick M. Cronin and Ryan Neuhard
If North Korea is serious about giving up its nukes for security guarantees, here's how the US should proceed.
August 09, 2019
Handshakes and Missiles: Mixed Signals From North Korea
By Shawn Ho and Nah Liang Tuang
Pyongyang’s missile launches are negotiating tactics that shouldn’t be taken too far.
July 30, 2019
North Korea: The Game Has Not Changed
By Denny Roy
For all the diplomatic milestones of 2018, North Korea’s behavior in 2019 looks awfully familiar.
June 22, 2019
Xi’s North Korea Visit: All Style, No Substance?
By Shannon Tiezzi
The symbolism was heavy for the Chinese president’s first Pyongyang trip, but there were no major announcements made.
April 17, 2019
True GRIT with North Korea?
By Walter C. Clemens, Jr.
The wisdom of a more flexible approach to North Korea.
April 17, 2019
Will Xi Jinping Visit North Korea This Year?
By Rongjie Lin
Whatever Xi decides, it will tell us a lot about the state of both China-North Korea and China-U.S. relations.
April 16, 2019
South Korean President Moon Calls for 4th Summit With Kim Jong Un
By Kim Tong-hyung
Moon responds to Kim Jong Un's latest remarks by offering another inter-Korean summit.
April 12, 2019
Where to Next for US-North Korea Talks?
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Can South Korean President Moon Jae-in save the moribund U.S.-North Korea diplomatic process?