North Korea Conflict
Will inter-Korean tensions be dialed up or dialed down in the year ahead?
Calls in the United States to reassess strategic patience reflect major advances in North Korea’s nuclear diplomacy.
With a parliamentary majority and years left on his term, it’s now or never for President Moon Jae-In to realize his vision of unification.
Where is Kim Jong-un? And if he’s incapacitated, who will replace him?
Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it, and nowhere is this truer than with regards to US policy toward North Korea.
With both sides advancing radically different expectations, a breakthrough will remain elusive over the short-term.
In sharp contrast to the United States’ blasé attitude toward recent missile tests by Pyongyang, Japan is increasingly alarmed.
Historical animosities are devolving into a full-fledged trade war between key US allies in East Asia.
Upon assuming the presidency in 2017, South Korea’s Moon Jae-in had two major goals. He has achieved neither of them.
President Moon is flirting with disaster by favoring North-South reconciliation over the long-term health of the US alliance.