May 03, 2021
North Korea Warns US on Biden Administration’s New Policy
By Mitch Shin
As the White House unveiled its new policy toward the North, Pyongyang denounced the policy for reflecting the “outdated” perspective of the Cold War.
April 23, 2021
The US Needs China’s Support to Denuclearize North Korea
By Chan Young Bang
The shared strategic objective of the denuclearization of North Korea is a rare moment for two adversaries to align on a common endeavor to forge truly lasting peace.
April 05, 2021
North Korea, Supply Chain Resilience Top Agenda During NSA Talks
By Thisanka Siripala
A trilateral meeting between Japan, South Korea, and the U.S. reaffirms joint efforts on the denuclearization of North Korea.
March 18, 2021
US Secretaries of State and Defense Hold Talks in South Korea
By Mitch Shin
After a joint two-day visit to Japan, the new officials headed to South Korea amid North Korea’s blunt criticism toward Washington.
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.