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U.S. President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un departs Singapore  on June 12. (Singapore Ministry of Communications and Information via Getty Images)

Trump Pardons Another Celebrity Criminal

At the Singapore summit, the U.S. president let Kim off the hook.

U.S. President Donald Trump, Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, and National Security Advisor John Bolton, right, at the G-7 summit in Quebec, Canada, on June 9. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)

By Bungling G-7, Trump Sabotaged Singapore

The United States needs its allies if it wants to make a deal with North Korea.

Supporters of President Donald Trump shout toward members of the press before the start of a rally at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The Trump-Kim Summit Is WrestleMania for Pundits

Trump is putting on a show in Singapore, and the media is falling for it.

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, right, greats North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 10. (Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

U.S. President Donald Trump waves from the door of Air Force One upon arrival in Singapore on June 10. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures while addressing a rally in Bangalore on February 4, 2018.
 (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Modi Needs to Show India Has Teeth

Asia is ready for India to step up as the United States withdraws.

Young men browse Facebook on a street in Yangon, Myanmar, on Aug. 20, 2015. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

Asia’s Authoritarians Are Big Fans of Regulating Facebook

Not everyone fighting “fake news” is doing it for the right reasons.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a meeting on November 14, 2017, in Riyadh. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Strongmen Are Weaker Than They Look

Authoritarians are on the rise around the world, but history shows they’re mostly helpless.

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For the Love of Welsh Rarebit

In a politically correct era, is it ever OK to crave colonialist cuisine?

This photograph taken on March 29, 2015 shows Lee Wei Ling (2nd R), the younger sister of Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, along with family members walking out of parliament house during the late founding father Lee Kuan Yew's funeral procession in Singapore. 
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on April 10, 2016 denied abusing his power and attempting to establish a dynasty as a family feud went public after the first anniversary of the death of his father Lee Kuan Yew.  / AFP / MOHD FYROL        (Photo credit should read MOHD FYROL/AFP/Getty Images)

Singapore Can Have Meritocracy or Aristocracy, But Not Both

By airing their dirty laundry, the city-state's ruling family is exposing its hypocrisy.

South Korea's Defense Minister Han Min-Koo (L) shows US Pentagon chief Jim Mattis (C) how to pose for a tri-handshake, as Japan's Defence Minister Tomomi Inada looks on, during a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 16th Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-La Dialogue Summit in Singapore on June 3, 2017. 
The annual Shangri-La Dialogue is attended by defence ministers from around the region and runs from June 2 to 4. / AFP PHOTO / Roslan RAHMAN        (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

James Mattis’s Reassurance Tour Is Winning Admirers But Not Believers

The defense secretary is limited in how much he can reassure allies when his boss's erraticism is making them so unsettled.

WEST POINT, NY - MAY 27:  U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks to West Point graduates during the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2017 graduation ceremony at Michie Stadium on May 27, 2017 in West Point, New York. Secretary Mattis addressed the 950 graduating cadets during the ceremony. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)

Mattis Should Explain Trump’s Asia-Pacific Strategy, if One Exists

The secretary of defense's trip to Singapore presents an opportunity to address the region as a whole.

A general view of the Universal Journey during a media preview of Santa's All-Star Christmas at Universal Studios Singapore in Resorts World Sentosa on November 17, 2016. 
Singapore's Universal Studio broke the Guinness World Record for having the largest indoor display of lightbulbs with 824,961 bulbs in a festive light display separated into eight thematic zones. / AFP / Roslan RAHMAN        (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

An Asian Peace Plan for the War on Christmas

Singapore proves that holidays in a multiethnic country don’t have to be occasions for divisiveness.

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