October 23, 2017

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China’s Leverage Over ‘Rocket Man’ is Key to Avoiding N. War

The latest salvo of insults and threats between President Trump and North Korea's Kim brought the region a little bit closer to war. China, North Korea's closest trading partner, may be the only way out. Read More »

Darkness at High Noon in Korea

With governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguishing what little remained of the "sunshine era" of engagement, the peninsula is lurching toward a new period of darkness. Read More »

9 Incredible Things of 2013 That are Missing in Public Debate

  In a media environment increasingly dominated by celebrity, scandal and the political horserace, many of the most important stories receive scant coverage. Here are nine hugely important things that happened in 2013 that are rarely discussed: 1. Human rights abuses in North Korean prisons reached a level not seen since the Nazi atrocities. A new report from the U.N. ... Read More »

US and Chinese Interests Align in Pakistan

  Although Barack Obama and Xi Jinping sported wide grins and open collars at a June summit in California, the forced collegial atmosphere didn’t pass the smell test. “There is enormous scope for future cooperation between China and the U.S.” President Xi told skeptical reporters at a press conference following the bilateral meeting. The cordial rhetoric proved unconvincing to the assembled press corps, ... Read More »