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The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
January 10, 2018
The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
The end of the Kim regime would spell trouble for the Taiwan Strait.
The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
December 28, 2017
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
Following the Chinese prescription on North Korea may be in the United States' best interests.
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
How the US Department of Energy Shapes North Korea Policy
December 18, 2017
How the US Department of Energy Shapes North Korea Policy
The DOE’s in-house intelligence agency specializes in monitoring nuclear proliferation.
How the US Department of Energy Shapes North Korea Policy
Trump Finally Taps Ambassador to South Korea
December 16, 2017
Trump Finally Taps Ambassador to South Korea
Despite sky-rocketing tensions on the peninsula, the United States doesn't have an ambassador in Seoul.
Trump Finally Taps Ambassador to South Korea
Rex Tillerson Wants Talk With North Korea 'Without Precondition'. So What?
December 13, 2017
Rex Tillerson Wants Talk With North Korea 'Without Precondition'. So What?
Tillerson simply lacks the credibility to communicate the Trump administration's preferred North Korea policy.
Rex Tillerson Wants Talk With North Korea 'Without Precondition'. So What?
North Korea's Nuclear Threat Reaches New Heights, But US Policy Remains Unchanged
December 12, 2017
North Korea's Nuclear Threat Reaches New Heights, But US Policy Remains Unchanged
The introduction of the Hwasong-15 probably will do little to cause the United States to change its policy course.
North Korea's Nuclear Threat Reaches New Heights, But US Policy Remains Unchanged
The Strongest Weapon Against Kim Jong-un: 'Nose Cards'
December 02, 2017
The Strongest Weapon Against Kim Jong-un: 'Nose Cards'
Former North Korean diplomat Thae Yong-ho reveals how outside cultural influence works against the Kim regime.
The Strongest Weapon Against Kim Jong-un: 'Nose Cards'
North Korea's Latest Missile Test and South Korea's Response
December 02, 2017
North Korea's Latest Missile Test and South Korea's Response
A look at the implications for the U.S.-South Korea alliance, and for Seoul itself.
North Korea's Latest Missile Test and South Korea's Response
Muddling on With Pyongyang: Trump's South Korea Trip and a Return to Equilibrium
November 09, 2017
Muddling on With Pyongyang: Trump's South Korea Trip and a Return to Equilibrium
The Trump administration makes North Korea an old and stale offer — that'll do for now.
Muddling on With Pyongyang: Trump's South Korea Trip and a Return to Equilibrium
Why North Korea's Brinkmanship Will Never Stop
August 12, 2017
Why North Korea's Brinkmanship Will Never Stop
Playing up the idea of conflict with the United States is a key survival tactic for the Kim regime.
Why North Korea's Brinkmanship Will Never Stop
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
The North Korean Endgame
July 13, 2017
The North Korean Endgame
There is only one feasible choice for solving the issue: treat Pyongyang as a rational actor.
The North Korean Endgame
North Korea Will Not Stop Its Weapons Development
July 08, 2017
North Korea Will Not Stop Its Weapons Development
The U.S. strategy to squeeze North Korea economically overlooks the centrality of the byungjin line.
North Korea Will Not Stop Its Weapons Development
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?
What Otto Warmbier's Death Means for Policymakers
June 28, 2017
What Otto Warmbier's Death Means for Policymakers
The tragedy will further shrink space for engagement with North Korea.
What Otto Warmbier's Death Means for Policymakers
China Is Taking Trump for a Ride
June 22, 2017
China Is Taking Trump for a Ride
Like every president before him, Trump seems placated by insincere Chinese promises of 'help' on the North Korea issue.
China Is Taking Trump for a Ride
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