South Korea Is an Ally, Not a Puppet
Washington's image of Seoul is stuck in the 1970s. It's time to move on.
Washington Scrambles to Slow Seoul’s Roll
The United States is worried North Korea will pocket goodies from its southern neighbor without giving up its nukes.
China’s Pop Idols Are Too Soft for the Party
Stars like Kris Wu are huge with fans, but sit uncomfortably with macho ambitions.
Few Signs of Progress on Denuclearization as U.S., South Korea Cancel Another Major Military Exercise
Current and former U.S. officials say North Korea is dragging its heels, but Seoul and Pyongyang are still talking.
Democrats Need More Than Hot Air on North Korea
Moon Jae-in is trying for peace on the peninsula. Liberals should have his back.
Chinese Tourists Are Beijing’s Newest Economic Weapon
Palau is the latest nation to find that offending China means empty hotels.
The Paris Accord Won’t Stop Global Warming on Its Own
The world needs a new alliance of green economic powers to create a low-carbon economic zone.
South Korea Is Going Crazy Over a Handful of Refugees
Feminists, the young, and Islamophobes have allied against desperate Yemenis.
Washington Has to Learn Pyongyang’s Rules
Negotiating with North Korea is a tricky game, and the United States is already behind.
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.