North Korean Missiles Just Keep Getting Better
Pyongyang is using a diplomatic impasse to improve its weapons technology.
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Foreign Policy and the Brookings Institution are teaming up for a new podcast focused on practical solutions to the biggest challenges facing the world today.
Asia’s Coming Era of Unpredictability
Why the crisis in Hong Kong and a deterioration in relations between South Korea and Japan are just the beginning of a broader period of flux in Asia.
Pyongyang Is Playing Washington Against Beijing
China is finding it harder and harder to steer its troublesome ally.
Pacific Tour Tests New Pentagon Chief
Mark Esper sets out to persuade U.S. allies in Asia that the United States has their back.
North Korean Missile Dismissed as ‘Standard’ by Trump Threatens U.S. Military
Defense experts fear Pyongyang has developed a new rocket that can penetrate U.S. defenses.
The Case for Humanitarian Aid to North Korea
It won’t bring the regime in from the cold, but it will save lives.
Why Are Japan and South Korea at Each Other’s Throats?
A trade dispute has widened into a full-blown relationship crisis—and the shadow of World War II hangs over it all.
In Japan and South Korea, Trump Boxed Himself In
The United States is not making progress in its trade war with China or in nuclear talks with North Korea.
One Small Step for a President, One Giant Leap for Pyongyang
Trump's unexpected gesture may have been the only way to get talks back on track.
Trump Just Gave North Korea More Than It Ever Dreamed of
By crossing the border, Trump has changed the game. But to induce Pyongyang to denuclearize, he’s going to have to offer more than reduced tensions.
Americans Want Their Leaders to Obey the Laws of War
New research claims that the U.S. public doesn’t care about protecting enemy civilians. It is wrong—and dangerous.