The diplomatic opening with Pyongyang is the right time to pressure Kim Jong Un on human rights.
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The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea are already fraught with hard national security choices and the games have only just begun.
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China has an opportunity to play the sort of geopolitical role hitherto reserved to the U.S. and Russia.
North Korea has made a grave tactical error that opens up an alternative approach for the United States.
The State Department’s list of official state sponsors of terrorism is flawed and with the Trump administration’s recent decision to designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror, it is time to critically analyze the purpose and process behind the designation.
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The escalating tension between North Korea and the United States has risen to an unprecedented level. Earlier this month, Stephan Haggard, Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor of Korea-Pacific Studies at UC San Diego, gave a lecture at a private function on the complicated strategic and political risks that North Korea’s missile and nuclear capabilities present. He talked about the complex relationship among North Korea’s allies and adversaries, the impact of sanctions against Pyongyang, and the past and future role of the United States in addressing North Korean aggression.