The Singapore Honeymoon Is Over
Trump in Singapore was spectacle. Pompeo in Pyongyang is the grim reality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trump Dials Up the Trade War to 11
Citing national security concerns, the Trump administration could slap tariffs on autos from friends and allies. They’re not thrilled.
White House Rebuffs U.N. Appeal to Expand North Korea Food Aid
The United States sees private investment in Pyongyang, not aid, as the nuclear deal’s prize.
Trump Is Following, Not Leading
The United States has outsourced its foreign policy to regional allies. In South Korea, it might lead to peace — in Israel, it’s more likely leading to war.
The Stars of North Korea Talks Revolve Around Moon
For all Trump’s talk of fire and fury, the North Koreans wouldn’t have come to the negotiating table without South Korea’s pragmatic president.
Don’t Overestimate the Power of Historic Summits
The potential for progress on the Korean Peninsula is real, but the pitfalls are plentiful.
Could North Korea Help Bring the United States and China Closer Together?
The mutual challenge of managing Pyongyang could offer Washington and Beijing the chance to get along.
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.
Korea’s Nuclear Nightmare Hasn’t Gone Away
Unless the United States changes its priorities, Korean diplomacy is probably doomed.
U.S. Soldiers Might Be Stuck in Korea Forever
As Trump has already discovered, pulling the military from the Peninsula isn't easy.
Pyongyang Is Playing Washington and Seoul
Hollow summits between North Korea, South Korea, and the United States only serve to benefit the North.
Mike Pompeo Needs to Clean Up After Rex Tillerson
The new secretary of state should focus on rebuilding his department.
Trump Is Moving in the Right Direction on North Korea
The risks of a summit remain high. But diplomacy works.
Trump Should Do His Nuke Deal Homework
The Iran nuclear accord contains lessons for talks with North Korea.
3 Steps Trump Should Take Before Meeting Kim Jong Un
Failure to prepare properly would carry significant risks.
Trump Is the Peacemaker Korea Has Always Needed
Stop talking about the president's temperament, and start judging him by his results.