On Jan. 28, the House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on U.S. defense policy in the Korean peninsula that examined the administration’s efforts to strengthen the U.S. alliance with South Korea while deterring and securing the denuclearization of the countries’ shared foe in the north.
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The May 7 indictment of a Chinese national and unnamed conspirator for hacking and stealing data from nearly 80 million customers of the health care company Anthem in 2015, which researchers previously linked to Chinese state-sponsored actors, is the latest iteration of a four-year U.S.
In an article at Daily Beast a few days ago, Jake Williams (who previously worked for NSA) criticized the U.S.
This post is the third in a multipart series. For an introduction to the surveys being discussed and the methodology that the authors employed, read their first post here.
Over the course of the past months, I have elaborated a proposal in various venues for a resolution of the cr
On Tuesday, the White House issued the following joint statement after President Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore.
President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a first, historic summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018.
“Something of historic importance is happening in North Asia,” Phillip Bobbitt writes. “Our present enervation, the sense of inertia in U.S. policy, arises in part because we lack the imaginative ideas commensurate with the radical change in the strategic situation.”
On Thursday, the White House cancelled President Donald Trump’s June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the following letter.
The Hoover Institution has just published a monograph of mine entitled, “A Helsinki Conference for Asia.” It can be accessed here or read below. This monograph proposes a comprehensive set of agreements to resolve the current crisis precipitated by North Korea’s pursuit of deliverable nuclear capabilities against the U.S. and its allies. The settlement envisages a peace conference that would end the Korean War, recognize current borders as inviolate, and accord current regimes international recognition by all parties.
Editor’s Note: As the world watches North Korea with a mix of alarm and nausea, officials can agree that no one wants new nuclear powers—especially ones led by erratic and bellicose leaders. But at times prevention fails, and policy options for dealing with such powers are scant. Nicholas Miller at Dartmouth takes on this question, arguing that the current approach, especially the non-proliferation treaty, can often do more harm than good.