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'Sleepwalking into A War' May Be Another Big Blunder on the Korean Peninsula
September 23, 2017
'Sleepwalking into A War' May Be Another Big Blunder on the Korean Peninsula
U.S. policy inconsistency matched with North Korean nuclear ambitions is a dangerous mix.
'Sleepwalking into A War' May Be Another Big Blunder on the Korean Peninsula
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
August 07, 2017
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
The latest sanctions will bar North Korean exports of coal, iron ore, lead, lead ore, and seafood.
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
Should North Korea Be Kicked Out of the ASEAN Regional Forum?
August 03, 2017
Should North Korea Be Kicked Out of the ASEAN Regional Forum?
The Trump administration continues to call for Pyongyang’s suspension despite the challenges that this entails.
Should North Korea Be Kicked Out of the ASEAN Regional Forum?
North Korea-Myanmar Links in the Spotlight Under Trump
July 25, 2017
North Korea-Myanmar Links in the Spotlight Under Trump
An old worry is being expressed with a renewed sense of urgency.
North Korea-Myanmar Links in the Spotlight Under Trump
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
July 06, 2017
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
The administration must keep in mind limitations of a proposal that has been gaining momentum.
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
Watch Out for the Blowback of Secondary Sanctions on North Korea
April 28, 2017
Watch Out for the Blowback of Secondary Sanctions on North Korea
Why would secondary sanctions against North Korea be any different from secondary sanctions against Iran?
Watch Out for the Blowback of Secondary Sanctions on North Korea
South Korea-Japan-US: A Window for Trilateral Cooperation
April 27, 2017
South Korea-Japan-US: A Window for Trilateral Cooperation
South Korea and Japan should leverage trilateral cooperation soon to deal with North Korea and help shape U.S. policy.
South Korea-Japan-US: A Window for Trilateral Cooperation
Are the US and North Korea Heading for Conflict?
April 25, 2017
Are the US and North Korea Heading for Conflict?
Pyongyang historically has taken an offensive posture, refusing to "sit with folded arms" when provoked.
Are the US and North Korea Heading for Conflict?
Trump’s Risky Reliance on China to Handle North Korea
April 24, 2017
Trump’s Risky Reliance on China to Handle North Korea
The long-run impact of the Trump administration’s policies toward the region are unclear.
Trump’s Risky Reliance on China to Handle North Korea
No, Let’s Not Invade North Korea
March 07, 2017
No, Let’s Not Invade North Korea
A new North Korea policy is wanted, but that isn’t it.
No, Let’s Not Invade North Korea
Facing the Realities of the North Korean Non-Strategy
October 18, 2016
Facing the Realities of the North Korean Non-Strategy
Sanctions have not and will not stop the North Korean nuclear program. It is time to rethink U.S. strategy.
Facing the Realities of the North Korean Non-Strategy
How to Rethink the US’ Failing North Korea Strategy
October 06, 2016
How to Rethink the US’ Failing North Korea Strategy
One cheer for the Nunn-Mullen taskforce, but it offers a flawed pathway to the resolution of the North Korean nuclear issue.
How to Rethink the US’ Failing North Korea Strategy
US Strategic Bomber Makes Closest Flight Ever to North Korea
September 22, 2016
US Strategic Bomber Makes Closest Flight Ever to North Korea
For the first time in 20 years, a B-1B Lancer heavy strategic bomber landed on the Korean peninsula.
US Strategic Bomber Makes Closest Flight Ever to North Korea
US to Dispatch Supersonic Bombers to South Korea
September 13, 2016
US to Dispatch Supersonic Bombers to South Korea
The bomber flight will be a show of resolve in the face of North Korea’s fifth nuclear test.
US to Dispatch Supersonic Bombers to South Korea
We Need Another Grand Bargain With North Korea
March 26, 2016
We Need Another Grand Bargain With North Korea
Kim Jong-un doesn’t want nukes to bomb San Francisco. He wants them as bargaining chips.
We Need Another Grand Bargain With North Korea
A New Baseline for North Korea Policy: What the Next US President Needs to Know
February 08, 2016
A New Baseline for North Korea Policy: What the Next US President Needs to Know
To manage the North Korea challenge, we need to challenge the old images and preconceptions we have.
A New Baseline for North Korea Policy: What the Next US President Needs to Know
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