Mel Gurtov Senior Editor of Asian Perspective
Dec 22 , 2017
China’s proposal of a “freeze for freeze”—a halt in North Korean nuclear and missile tests in return for suspension of provocative U.S.-led military exercises—remains the best one on the table for reducing tensions on the Korean peninsula. Second, keeping nuclear weapons from getting into the wrong hands should be an international responsibility, not a U.S.-China project.
Joseph S. Nye Professor, Harvard University
Dec 20 , 2017
North Korea announced that it has mastered nuclear strike capability and become a full-fledged nuclear state. Like previous US presidents, Donald Trump has said that this state of affairs is intolerable. So now what?
Fu Ying Vice Chair, NPC Foreign Affairs Committee
Dec 19 , 2017
The Korean nuclear issue has now entered a dangerous stage like a fast train in a dark tunnel. The window for peaceful settlement isn’t completely closed and the current crisis should be turned to an opportunity.
Wang Yi Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China
Dec 18 , 2017
China's foreign policy has two overarching goals, namely, the fostering of a new form of international relations and the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
Dec 14 , 2017
The White House has denied that US policy towards North Korea has changed after Rex Tillerson, secretary of state, on Tuesday suggested that Washington was ready to talk to Pyongyang “without preconditions” in what appeared to be a new overture.
Dec 13 , 2017
Tillerson disclosed the United States had been talking to China about how to secure North Korea’s nuclear weapons in the event of a collapse of the government in Pyongyang.
Dec 08 , 2017
Two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers joined large-scale combat drills over South Korea on Thursday amid warnings from North Korea that the exercises and U.S. threats have made the outbreak of war “an established fact.”
Dec 04 , 2017
In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Pyongyang's most capable missile to date made its maiden flight. Christened the Hwasong-15, nuclear experts have gone s
Franz-Stefan Gady Associate Editor, Diplomat
Dec 04 , 2017
Pyongyang may have just tried to publicly signal the U.S. its willingness to give diplomacy another try.