Archive for April, 2018

Kim Prepared to Cede Nuclear Weapons if U.S. Pledges Not to Invade

Kim Prepared to Cede Nuclear Weapons if U.S. Pledges Not to Invade

Keeping diplomatic developments coming at a head-snapping pace, the South Korean government said on Sunday that North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, had told President...

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A Remarkable and Hopeful Korean Summit

A Remarkable and Hopeful Korean Summit

The historic April 27 meeting of the Korean leaders may not yet herald the end of all tension and strife on the long-troubled peninsula—but it does promise a bold,...

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North and South Korea Set Bold Goals: A Final Peace and No Nuclear Arms

North and South Korea Set Bold Goals: A Final Peace and No Nuclear Arms

The leaders of North and South Korea agreed on Friday to work to remove all nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula and, within the year, pursue talks with the...

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What to do if the talks with North Korea succeed

What to do if the talks with North Korea succeed

As the United States prepares for historic discussions between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the Trump administration and its international...

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North Korea is conning Donald Trump yet again <p style='font size:14px'>By Max Boot</p>

North Korea is conning Donald Trump yet again

By Max Boot

When President Trump announced March 8 his intention to meet with Kim Jong Un, I wrote that the leaders of South and North Korea had “snookered the credulous American...

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For nuclear weapons reduction, a way to verify without revealing

For nuclear weapons reduction, a way to verify without revealing

n past negotiations aimed at reducing the arsenals of the world’s nuclear superpowers, chiefly the U.S. and Russia, a major sticking point has been the verification...

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‘We No Longer Need’ Nuclear or Missile Tests, North Korean Leader Says

‘We No Longer Need’ Nuclear or Missile Tests, North Korean Leader Says

North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, announced early Saturday that his country no longer needed to test nuclear weapons or long-range missiles and would close a...

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If Trump walks away from the Iran deal, Tehran will win <p style='font size:14px'>By Dennis Ross</p>

If Trump walks away from the Iran deal, Tehran will win

By Dennis Ross

I was not a fan of the Iran nuclear deal. While it imposed restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program, it also legitimized a large Iranian nuclear infrastructure by...

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