Who Is South Korea Rooting for in the US Presidential Election?
By Mitch Shin
Apparently, Joe Biden is unofficially favored by South Korea, but there are serious concerns about his approach to North Korea.
Better Sanctions, Better Expectations, and a Better North Korea Policy
By Robert Farley
Are secondary sanctions the key to a better U.S. North Korea policy?
Time for a Japanese Rethink on North Korea?
By Atsuhito Isozaki
Given recent developments, Tokyo needs to reconsider how it will work with Seoul and Washington.
Could ‘Strategic Impatience’ Toward North Korea Be A Rational Policy?
By Boris Toucas
Four steps to make "strategic impatience" a workable reality.
The 'China Factor' in US North Korea Policy
By 38 North/ John Delury
Evaluating China's likely response to the policies advocated by U.S. hawks, doves, and "boas."
What to Make of North Korea’s Latest Nuclear Test?
By 38 North / Siegfried S. Hecker
The nuclear test is just one part of a rapid military build up in North Korea over the last decade.
Enough Strategic Patience: Time for a New US North Korea Policy
By Daniel DePetris
North Korea's fifth nuclear test makes it plain that strategic patience has failed.
North Korean Envoy: Donald Trump's Offer to Talk Is 'Useless,' 'Insincere'
By Ankit Panda
The U.S. presidential candidate's offer to talk to North Korea is rebuked by an envoy for Pyongyang.
North Korea Hawks Gain the Upper Hand
By John Power
In the wake of North Korea's nuclear test and rocket launch, hawks have the advantage in both Seoul and Washington.
Some Lessons from the North Korea Crisis
By Zhiqun Zhu
The recent North Korea crisis offers lessons about great power relations and East Asian security.
Why an Iran Deal for North Korea Won’t Happen
By Robert E. Kelly
Tempting though the prospect might be, it is highly unlikely.
Three Geopolitical Constraints on South Korea’s Foreign Policy
By Scott A. Snyder
What constraints must Seoul overcome to be an effective middle power?