The Hanoi Talks Failed. But That Could Be a Blessing in Disguise.
Former President Barack Obama’s arms control czar says Trump gained by showing he’s “not a soft touch.”
Sanctions or Saving Lives? Washington Juggles Another Pyongyang Dilemma
Trump administration pares back controversial “maximum pressure” strategy to allow charities to work in North Korea.
Trump’s ‘Unbridled, Egotistical Narcissism’ Defines White House Summits
Former U.S. diplomat Thomas Pickering on Trump, Putin, and the world after Helsinki.
‘Unless They Pay a Price for It, They’re Going to Keep Doing It.’
Former U.S. ambassador to Russia says Trump can’t hold Moscow accountable by “winging it.”
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.
Trump Didn’t Prepare Much for His Meeting With Kim. Will That Matter?
The best improvisation requires prep work.
By Bungling G-7, Trump Sabotaged Singapore
The United States needs its allies if it wants to make a deal with North Korea.
Some Summits Soar, Some Plunge
Nixon and Reagan managed to negotiate with Mao and Gorbachev because they had personal chemistry, common goals, and control of their domestic politics.
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.
Meeting With North Korea Is a Win for America
It's good for the United States to talk with its enemies, even if no deal is in the offing.
Let’s Stick It to Cuba (and Make the Next Summit of the Americas Interesting)
Latin America has insisted on giving Cuba a seat at the table. The country's dissidents should get one too.