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US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
October 04, 2018
US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
North Korea is looking to open up a path to sanctions relief.
US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
A Second Trump-Kim Summit Looks Likelier Than Ever: Why That's Not a Surprise
September 11, 2018
A Second Trump-Kim Summit Looks Likelier Than Ever: Why That's Not a Surprise
The White House confirms that it is in the process of "coordinating" a second meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.
A Second Trump-Kim Summit Looks Likelier Than Ever: Why That's Not a Surprise
Where the US Went Wrong on North Korea
September 06, 2018
Where the US Went Wrong on North Korea
The harm to American interests as a direct result of the Trump-Kim meeting may prove to be quite significant indeed.
Where the US Went Wrong on North Korea
Making Sense of the August Fizzle in the US-North Korea Negotiations
August 28, 2018
Making Sense of the August Fizzle in the US-North Korea Negotiations
U.S.-North Korea diplomacy is at an impasse. Will September produce a breakthrough or a collapse?
Making Sense of the August Fizzle in the US-North Korea Negotiations
Trump Receives New Letter From Kim Jong Un, White House Confirms
August 03, 2018
Trump Receives New Letter From Kim Jong Un, White House Confirms
The U.S. president expressed that he looks forward to meeting Kim again.
Trump Receives New Letter From Kim Jong Un, White House Confirms
The Denuclearization of North Korea: Moving Past Cosmetics and Showmanship
August 03, 2018
The Denuclearization of North Korea: Moving Past Cosmetics and Showmanship
Trump is letting America down by focusing on looking good rather than doing what is actually good.
The Denuclearization of North Korea: Moving Past Cosmetics and Showmanship
North Korea: A Hermit No More
August 01, 2018
North Korea: A Hermit No More
In a striking U-turn, Kim Jong Un has shifted from bellicosity to diplomacy.
North Korea: A Hermit No More
Minding the Gap in US-ROK Public Opinion
July 20, 2018
Minding the Gap in US-ROK Public Opinion
The key remains the U.S. president’s ability to articulate a clear vision to both the American and South Korean publics.
Minding the Gap in US-ROK Public Opinion
Even After the Singapore Summit, Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula Might Be a Pipe Dream
July 19, 2018
Even After the Singapore Summit, Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula Might Be a Pipe Dream
North Korea will not give up its nuclear weapons. Successful U.S. diplomacy hinges on that realization.
Even After the Singapore Summit, Denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula Might Be a Pipe Dream
US and North Korea Begin Discussion on Returning Remains of US Soldiers
July 17, 2018
US and North Korea Begin Discussion on Returning Remains of US Soldiers
After a missed meeting, North Korean and U.S. representatives met to discuss the return of the remains of U.S. soldiers.
US and North Korea Begin Discussion on Returning Remains of US Soldiers
In Trump and Kim Jong Un We Trust?
July 16, 2018
In Trump and Kim Jong Un We Trust?
Recent polling data reveals South Koreans are looking more favorably on both the U.S. and North Korean leaders.
In Trump and Kim Jong Un We Trust?
What Next for the North Korea Negotiations?
July 15, 2018
What Next for the North Korea Negotiations?
In the wake of the summit, there are few realistic roads ahead for the international community.
What Next for the North Korea Negotiations?
North Korea's Diplomatic No Show Amplifies Post-Singapore Diplomatic Tensions
July 13, 2018
North Korea's Diplomatic No Show Amplifies Post-Singapore Diplomatic Tensions
The no-show is a well-worn North Korean negotiating tactic, but this time, it highlights growing discord in talks.
North Korea's Diplomatic No Show Amplifies Post-Singapore Diplomatic Tensions
The One Weird Trick to Successful Negotiations With North Korea in 2018
July 10, 2018
The One Weird Trick to Successful Negotiations With North Korea in 2018
Leave unilateral disarmament at the door, North Korea tells the United States.
The One Weird Trick to Successful Negotiations With North Korea in 2018
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
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
July 06, 2018
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
After the meeting between North Korean and American leaders on June 12, the United States has new friends in Seoul.
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
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