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Four Takeaways from Kim Jong Un's New Year's Address
January 03, 2019
Four Takeaways from Kim Jong Un's New Year's Address
Kim Jong Un’s New Year’s address for 2019 covered important external and internal developments.
Four Takeaways from Kim Jong Un's New Year's Address
5 Asian Flashpoints to Watch in 2019
December 22, 2018
5 Asian Flashpoints to Watch in 2019
What does 2019 hold for the region?
5 Asian Flashpoints to Watch in 2019
The US-North Korea Deadlock
December 16, 2018
The US-North Korea Deadlock
Both sides are going to need to make concessions.
The US-North Korea Deadlock
US Announces New Human Rights Sanctions on 3 Senior North Korean Officials
December 11, 2018
US Announces New Human Rights Sanctions on 3 Senior North Korean Officials
The sanctions include Choe Ryong Hae, Kim Jong Un's perceived "number two."
US Announces New Human Rights Sanctions on 3 Senior North Korean Officials
North Korea, US 'Left of Launch' Cyber Capabilities, and Deterrence
December 06, 2018
North Korea, US 'Left of Launch' Cyber Capabilities, and Deterrence
U.S. "left of launch" cyber capabilities may have unexpected and undesirable consequences on crisis stability.
North Korea, US 'Left of Launch' Cyber Capabilities, and Deterrence
US Announces Suspension of Vigilant Ace 2018 Exercise With South Korea
October 20, 2018
US Announces Suspension of Vigilant Ace 2018 Exercise With South Korea
The suspension comes in anticipation of a second U.S.-North Korea summit meeting.
US Announces Suspension of Vigilant Ace 2018 Exercise With South Korea
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
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