How Trump Can Get a Better Deal on Iran
The United States needs to keep Europe on board, go beyond sanctions, and ensure lasting bipartisan support for its new policy.
Will Republicans Lose Their Majority in Congress? Ask Pyongyang
North Koreans are watching the U.S. midterm elections closely, wondering how the results might affect negotiations with Trump.
How to Strike a Missile Deal With Iran
Tehran will never give up all of its ballistic missiles, but a compromise is possible.
Washington Has to Learn Pyongyang’s Rules
Negotiating with North Korea is a tricky game, and the United States is already behind.
Iran Hawks Should Be Careful What They Wish For
Pushing for regime change in Tehran could put Qassem Suleimani in power.
When Ronnie Met Mikhail
On our podcast: As Trump sits down with Putin, we look back at a summit in Reykjavik that helped end the Cold War.
With North Korea, Good Intentions Aren’t Enough
Trump's unilateral negotiating strategy will fail unless the United States collaborates with its regional allies — and adversaries — to forge a lasting peace.
Washington Needs a New Solarium Project To Counter Cyberthreats
President Eisenhower confronted the unprecedented nuclear threat of the 1950s with a novel exercise. The United States needs a similar approach to tackle today's cyber threats.
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.
Trump Pardons Another Celebrity Criminal
At the Singapore summit, the U.S. president let Kim off the hook.
Nukes Aren’t the End of North Korea’s Arsenal
Any deal needs to remember Pyongyang's range of deadly programs.
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.
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.
What a Secret Cold War Game of Nuclear Hide-and-Seek Teaches Us About North Korean Verification
Making sure that Pyongyang actually destroys its nuclear weapons may be impossible.
Forget the Libya Model. South Africa Shows the Path to Peace With Pyongyang.
If Kim Jong Un follows in F.W. de Klerk’s footsteps, denuclearization could allow North Korea to move from pariah status to prosperity.