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Hollywood Has No Time for Crazy Poor Asians
Asian-American politics don't translate on screen into sensitivity to Singapore's real issues.
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.
Singapore Was Just the First Episode of Trump’s North Korea Show
Here are five issues to watch moving forward.
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.
By Bungling G-7, Trump Sabotaged Singapore
The United States needs its allies if it wants to make a deal with North Korea.
The Trump-Kim Summit Is WrestleMania for Pundits
Trump is putting on a show in Singapore, and the media is falling for it.
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.
Modi Needs to Show India Has Teeth
Asia is ready for India to step up as the United States withdraws.
Asia’s Authoritarians Are Big Fans of Regulating Facebook
Not everyone fighting “fake news” is doing it for the right reasons.
Strongmen Are Weaker Than They Look
Authoritarians are on the rise around the world, but history shows they’re mostly helpless.
For the Love of Welsh Rarebit
In a politically correct era, is it ever OK to crave colonialist cuisine?
Singapore Can Have Meritocracy or Aristocracy, But Not Both
By airing their dirty laundry, the city-state's ruling family is exposing its hypocrisy.
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.
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.
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.
Obama Is America’s Last Lonely Free Trader
The president is making a final push for a massive Asian trade deal that has been rejected by both Trump and Clinton — and by plenty of the powerful Republicans who once supported it.
China Doesn’t Care About What Some Dutch Court Thinks about the South China Sea
And veiled threats from the U.S. Secretary of Defense clearly don’t scare it, either.