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China's North Korea Debate: Redrawing the Red Line
November 22, 2017
China's North Korea Debate: Redrawing the Red Line
What a public feud between two academics tells us about Beijing's approach to North Korea.
China's North Korea Debate: Redrawing the Red Line
Sending an Ultimatum to Kim Jong-un
August 11, 2017
Sending an Ultimatum to Kim Jong-un
It's time to separate the Kim family from the North Korean people in crafting North Korea policy.
Sending an Ultimatum to Kim Jong-un
Time to End Wishful Thinking on China's North Korea Policy
August 05, 2017
Time to End Wishful Thinking on China's North Korea Policy
Donald Trump has gotten the message: the Chinese are not going to help. What does the U.S. do now?
Time to End Wishful Thinking on China's North Korea Policy
What Does China Care About?
July 07, 2017
What Does China Care About?
American and Chinese perspectives differ fundamentally on East Asian regional issues.
What Does China Care About?
Former North Korean Diplomat: For Pyongyang, Weapons Will Always Come First
June 02, 2017
Former North Korean Diplomat: For Pyongyang, Weapons Will Always Come First
Thae Yong-ho explains why the Kim regime is so intent on developing missiles and nuclear weapons.
Former North Korean Diplomat: For Pyongyang, Weapons Will Always Come First
South Korea's 3 Foreign Policy Blind Spots
February 25, 2017
South Korea's 3 Foreign Policy Blind Spots
South Korean policymakers refuse to acknowledge three basic realities that should shape foreign policy.
South Korea's 3 Foreign Policy Blind Spots
The Long History of Predicting North Korea's Collapse 
January 27, 2017
The Long History of Predicting North Korea's Collapse 
Outside analysts frequently opine that the end is nigh for the Kim regime. They've always been wrong.
The Long History of Predicting North Korea's Collapse 
If North Korea Collapses, What Happens to Its WMDs?
April 15, 2015
If North Korea Collapses, What Happens to Its WMDs?
Securing and eliminating North Korea's nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons could be an insurmountable challenge.
If North Korea Collapses, What Happens to Its WMDs?
Obama Comes Out as a North Korea Collapsist
January 30, 2015
Obama Comes Out as a North Korea Collapsist
In a recent interview, Obama suggests North Korea's regime will inevitably collapse. He couldn't be more wrong.
Obama Comes Out as a North Korea Collapsist
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