November 25, 2020
Biden Must Not Give in to North Korea’s Demand for Early Sanctions Relief
By Mathew Ha
Diplomatic success will require better sanctions enforcement, not looser sanctions.
November 14, 2020
Engagement Is a Virtue, Especially on the Korean Peninsula
By Song Young Gil
The incoming Biden administration has plenty to handle, but it should not forget the Korean Peninsula.
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.
September 18, 2020
What the US Thinks It Learned About Kim Jong Un
By Patrick M. Cronin
Dialogue with North Korea can deepen mutual understanding – or mutual mistrust.
August 07, 2020
UN Report Underlines North Korea’s Continuing Nuclear Ambitions
By Bruce Klingner
The new report affirms U.S. assessments of North Korea’s nuclear weapons.
April 29, 2020
Kim Jong Un Death Rumors Expose Washington’s Lacking Diplomacy and Strategy
By Bonnie Kristian
Whatever Kim Jong Un’s health status, the United States needs to correct course on North Korea policy.
March 19, 2020
What Is a Greater National Security Threat to the US: North Korea or Iran?
By Timothy S. Rich and Madelynn Einhorn
The answer depends on who you ask – Democrats or Republicans.
December 09, 2019
Trump: North Korea‘s Kim Jong Un Could Lose ’Everything’ If ’Hostile’ Behavior Continues
By Ankit Panda
The U.S. president suggested Kim had much to lose if he pushed too far.
November 21, 2019
North Korea Goes Nuclear: A Postmortem
By Denny Roy
How was North Korea able to attain nuclear missiles, despite U.S. opposition, when so many other countries have failed to do so?
April 17, 2019
True GRIT with North Korea?
By Walter C. Clemens, Jr.
The wisdom of a more flexible approach to North Korea.
February 28, 2019
No Deal: Trump-Kim Summit Collapses Over Sanctions Impasse
By Jonathan Lemire, Deb Riechmann, and Foster Klug
Talks ended abruptly ahead of schedule after Kim Jong Un demanded complete sanctions relief.
January 08, 2019
How Trump and Kim Brought the World to the Brink
By Ankit Panda
How close did the United States and North Korea really come to war in 2017?