Archive for August, 2017

Be Strategic, Not Impulsive, on North Korea <p style='font size:14px'>By Thomas L. Friedman</p>

Be Strategic, Not Impulsive, on North Korea

By Thomas L. Friedman

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Americans who are concerned about the situation in North Korea “should sleep well at night.” Of course! Donald Trump and...

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When Words Risk Provoking War

When Words Risk Provoking War

In 1949, the United States withdrew its military forces from the Korean Peninsula. Secretary of State Dean Acheson then gave an important speech defining American...

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U.S. Policy on North Korea: More Pressure, But Where’s the “Engagement?” <p style='font size:14px'>By Kelsey Davenport</p>

U.S. Policy on North Korea: More Pressure, But Where’s the “Engagement?”

By Kelsey Davenport

The UN Security Council responded to North Korea’s two intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests in July by unanimously passing new sanctions on North Korea...

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Why doesn’t South Korea have nuclear weapons? For a time, it pursued them.

Why doesn’t South Korea have nuclear weapons? For a time, it pursued them.

North Korea has nuclear weapons and — if its ever-advancing ballistic missile program is any indication — it wants to keep open the possibility of using them...

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