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US-North Korea: Talking Is Our Only Chance at Peace
October 10, 2018
US-North Korea: Talking Is Our Only Chance at Peace
The United States must commit to diplomacy with North Korea -- even in the face of setbacks.
US-North Korea: Talking Is Our Only Chance at Peace
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 Productive Fifth Inter-Korean Summit, But Denuclearization Remains Distant
September 24, 2018
A Productive Fifth Inter-Korean Summit, But Denuclearization Remains Distant
Progress toward inter-Korean peace should be welcomed, but denuclearization is another thing entirely.
A Productive Fifth Inter-Korean Summit, But Denuclearization Remains Distant
A Declaration to End the Korean War Matters: 3 Steps to Moving Forward
September 14, 2018
A Declaration to End the Korean War Matters: 3 Steps to Moving Forward
Seoul and Washington don't see the end-of-war declaration the same way. That has implications for diplomacy with North Korea.
A Declaration to End the Korean War Matters: 3 Steps to Moving Forward
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
North Korea Has the Trump Administration All Figured Out
August 22, 2018
North Korea Has the Trump Administration All Figured Out
Pyongyang is working to decouple Trump from his deputies.
North Korea Has the Trump Administration All Figured Out
How to Reorient US North Korea Policy
August 20, 2018
How to Reorient US North Korea Policy
If there was ever a real chance for the near-term denuclearization of North Korea, its momentum has halted.
How to Reorient US North Korea Policy
Where Pessimism Is Realism: The Korean Peninsula
August 09, 2018
Where Pessimism Is Realism: The Korean Peninsula
When it comes to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, pessimism is realism.
Where Pessimism Is Realism: The Korean Peninsula
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
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
Former PACOM Commander Harry Harris Takes Up Post as US Ambassador to South Korea
July 01, 2018
Former PACOM Commander Harry Harris Takes Up Post as US Ambassador to South Korea
Harris fills a critical ambassadorial appointment after 17 months of vacancy.
Former PACOM Commander Harry Harris Takes Up Post as US Ambassador to South Korea
Exclusive: North Korea Has Continued Ballistic Missile Launcher Production in 2018, Per US Intelligence
June 30, 2018
Exclusive: North Korea Has Continued Ballistic Missile Launcher Production in 2018, Per US Intelligence
Amid ongoing diplomacy with South Korea and the United States, North Korea has continued to produce launchers.
Exclusive: North Korea Has Continued Ballistic Missile Launcher Production in 2018, Per US Intelligence
China-North Korea Relations After the Trump-Kim Summit
June 19, 2018
China-North Korea Relations After the Trump-Kim Summit
A historical perspective on what US-North Korea rapprochement means for China.
China-North Korea Relations After the Trump-Kim Summit
US, South Korea Announce Suspension of 2018 Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise
June 19, 2018
US, South Korea Announce Suspension of 2018 Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise
Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 2018 will be suspend amid an effort to sustain diplomatic momentum with North Korea.
US, South Korea Announce Suspension of 2018 Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise
Summit: What Next for Kim Jong-un?
June 18, 2018
Summit: What Next for Kim Jong-un?
Although little of substance was agreed, the summit was still a risky move for the North Korean leader.
Summit: What Next for Kim Jong-un?
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