Trump’s Deal Is All Show, No Reality in Pyongyang
Negotiations with North Korea are a grueling process. The president’s empty boasts don’t help.
Total Denuclearization Is an Unattainable Goal. Here’s How to Reduce the North Korean Threat.
The United States and South Korea must help Pyongyang convert its military nuclear complex for civilian use.
Xi and Kim’s Marriage of Convenience
The Chinese president is briefed on the Singapore summit during the North Korean leader’s third state visit.
Singapore Was John Bolton’s Worst Nightmare
U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security advisor was marginalized at the summit, but his hard-nosed approach will be essential to dismantling North Korea’s nukes.
Kim Jong Un Gets to Sit at the Cool Table Now
Trump’s handshake gave North Korea the status boost marginal states crave.
Singapore Was Just the First Episode of Trump’s North Korea Show
Here are five issues to watch moving forward.
If Anyone Gets the Nobel, It’s Moon and Kim
Koreans deserve the credit for peace on the peninsula, not Trump.
Kim Got What He Wanted in Singapore. Trump Didn’t.
The G-7 and Singapore summits have put on display breathtaking strategic incoherence and appalling moral vacuity on the part of the Trump administration.
Trump Pardons Another Celebrity Criminal
At the Singapore summit, the U.S. president let Kim off the hook.
Trump Didn’t Prepare Much for His Meeting With Kim. Will That Matter?
The best improvisation requires prep work.
Some Summits Soar, Some Plunge
Nixon and Reagan managed to negotiate with Mao and Gorbachev because they had personal chemistry, common goals, and control of their domestic politics.
Read All of FP’s Coverage of the North Korea Summit
The latest on the historic meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.
The Twisted Timeline of Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un
How "Little Rocket Man" and the "deranged dotard" trod a path from insults to handshakes.
This Is What North Korea Sanctions Relief Should Look Like
If North Korea agrees to denuclearize, here's how Trump should go about rolling back sanctions.
Here’s How the Trump-Kim Summit Could Play Out
No one knows for sure what will happen in Singapore. These are some of the possibilities.
North Korean Facing Pompeo Is a Master Spy Who Helped Groom Kim, Then Survived His Purges
Officials say Kim Yong Chol’s meeting in New York marks the highest-level visit to the United States by a North Korean in 18 years, aimed at salvaging the summit.
Don’t Overestimate the Power of Historic Summits
The potential for progress on the Korean Peninsula is real, but the pitfalls are plentiful.
Pyongyang Is Playing Washington and Seoul
Hollow summits between North Korea, South Korea, and the United States only serve to benefit the North.
Trump Should Do His Nuke Deal Homework
The Iran nuclear accord contains lessons for talks with North Korea.
Did Kim’s Visit Just Hand China a Trump Card?
An unannounced visit boosted both Beijing’s and Pyongyang’s leverage in negotiations, but Washington still seems to have no plan.