Bill Richardson has made eight missions to North Korea to negotiate the release of American captives. He sat down with Foreign Policy to explain how it’s done.
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China's vast foreign investment program comes at a sharp cost to human rights and good governance
The United States sees private investment in Pyongyang, not aid, as the nuclear deal’s prize.
The United States has outsourced its foreign policy to regional allies. In South Korea, it might lead to peace — in Israel, it’s more likely leading to war.
U.S. exit from nuclear deal could jeopardize prospects for imprisoned Americans.
Chinese companies are proving that America is not first in the UAV export market. Can Trump roll that back?
For all Trump’s talk of fire and fury, the North Koreans wouldn’t have come to the negotiating table without South Korea’s pragmatic president.
The Beijing-backed Confucius Institute offers much-needed money to American universities — but with strings attached.
Trump walks away from the nuclear deal, but big Asian buyers are likely to keep snapping up Iranian crude.
Hard-liners in Tehran and Washington are both drawing the wrong lessons from diplomacy with Pyongyang — and that could lead to war.
The potential for progress on the Korean Peninsula is real, but the pitfalls are plentiful.