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2017/11/07 | Van Jackson

US War Talk on North Korea 'Pours Water on Wet Sponge'

The Trump administration’s maximum-pressure policy generates risks of miscalculation and an obvious impression that the U.S. is positioning itself for war without any prospect of upside for the effort.

2017/10/08 | Hitoshi Tanaka

Avoiding War with North Korea

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula continue to rise. Kim Jong-un has ramped North Korea’s missile and nuclear testing programs and US President Donald Trump has exacerbated the tensions with his tough talk.

2017/09/18 | Dongxiao Chen

The Dangers of Flip-flopping on North Korea

The security situation on the Korean peninsula seems to be moving further away from Beijing’s preferred objectives.

2016/11/03 | June Park and Jonathan Berkshire Miller

Is North Korea’s Nuclear Tech for Sale?

As North Korea's cash flows dry up, selling nuclear technology to the highest bidder - be it Syria, Lybia or even ISIS - may become a tantalizing option for the Kim regime.