Entangled by Iran, Trump Avoids North Korea
Though his approach to Pyongyang is failing, the U.S. president doesn’t want another major global crisis. Kim Jong Un may have different ideas.
What Putin Said to Kim
A transcript of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s remarks about his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
It’s Not Personal. It’s Just Diplomacy.
North Korea is trying to make the nuclear talks all about Trump and Kim. But history shows that professionals must lay the groundwork first.
‘Camouflage, Concealment, and Deception’
What satellite imagery tells us about North Korea’s ballistic missile program.
Experts Question Wisdom of Canceling U.S. Exercises with South Korea, As Mattis Makes It Official
But some analysts say it’s a small price to pay for the possibility of peace with North Korea.
This American Visited North Korea’s Most Sensitive Nuke Sites. What He Saw Blew His Mind.
North Koreans wanted the renowned scientist Siegfried Hecker to know they could hide their bomb material and the United States would never find it.
The Road Ahead With North Korea
The weekly podcast: What a potential summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could look like.
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.
What to Expect From Talks With North Korea
This week’s guest, Mickey Bergman, has been to the table with North Korea before and knows what to expect from the upcoming talks.
Kim to Trump: Let’s Make a Deal
Washington got just what it wanted from the pressure campaign. Now what?
The Korea Hawk Who Wasn’t Hawkish Enough
Victor Cha is experienced, informed — and no peacenik. None of that mattered for the Trump administration.
‘Much Bigger’ Buttons Have Nothing to Do With Deterrence
Trump doesn’t understand how armed diplomacy works.
The United States Should Resolve to Avoid War With North Korea in 2018
The greatest danger to world peace in the coming year is the prospect of war on the Korean Peninsula — and Trump is making matters worse.
The U.S. Can’t Get Rid of North Korea’s Nukes Without Paying a Catastrophic Price
But that doesn't mean giving up is the answer.
Trump Administration Pulls Back from Aggressive U.N. Resolution on North Korea
In effort to avert Chinese and Russian veto, U.S. drops plans to impose oil embargo on North Korea and seek U.N. green light for U.S. military to use force to board smuggling vessels.
A Sneak Peek at America’s War Plans for North Korea
The Pentagon has been running war games for years, and the results aren’t pretty.
The United States Should Talk to North Korea
Trump needs to focus on reassuring U.S. allies, engage with North Korea, and stop doing Pyongyang favors.