Apr 18 , 2019
Leader Kim Jong Un is signaling a firmer stance toward the U.S. following the breakdown of denuclearization talks.
Mar 22 , 2019
The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on two Chinese shipping companies it says helped North Korea evade sanctions over its nuclear weapons program, the first such steps since a U.S.-North Korean summit collapsed last month.
Mar 15 , 2019
North Korea is considering suspending talks with the United States and may rethink a ban on missile and nuclear tests unless Washington makes concessions, news reports from the North’s capital on Friday quoted a senior diplomat as saying.
Cui Liru Senior Researcher, Taihe Institute
Mar 14 , 2019
To truly understand what led to the collapse of the second Trump-Kim summit, one must assess the context and values of each party involved.
Philip Cunningham Independent Scholar
Mar 08 , 2019
Kim Jong Un’s secretive train journey from North Korea to Vietnam ultimately represents a win for China. Traversing the entire country, Kim had only to look out the window to realize that China is a viable alternative to the US when it comes to brokering political survival.
Mar 06 , 2019
The U.S. would look at ramping up sanctions if Pyongyang did not scrap its nuclear weapon program, says Trump's national security adviser.
Fan Jishe Professor, the Central Party School of Communist Party of China
Mar 06 , 2019
Although the two sides left the Hanoi Summit emptyhanded, it nonetheless set a positive tone for a possible future deal — especially if both sides give their diplomats a chance to conduct working-level negotiations, rather than expecting meetings between top leaders to resolve a host of complex issues.
Paul Haenle Director, Carnegie–Tsinghua Center
Lucas Tcheyan Research Analyst, Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
Mar 04 , 2019
A comparison of the U.S.’s strategic positioning before the Singapore summit and today.
Maria Rosaria Coduti PhD Candidate at the University of Sheffield
Feb 26 , 2019
President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un will soon meet in Hanoi. In order to “build a lasting and stable peace regime on the Korean Peninsula,” the second summit will require the two actors to sit at the negotiation table with clear, realistic ideas about the scope of the discussion.
An Gang Research Fellow, Center for International Strategy and Security, Tsinghua University
Feb 18 , 2019
What can we expect?