Jan 17 , 2018
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered a sobering assessment about the possibility of war with North Korea, saying advances in that country’s nuclear program meant the situation was “very tenuous.”
Fu Ying 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.
Ma Shikun Senior Journalist, the People’s Daily
Oct 11 , 2017
The threats of military force and sanctions have failed to produce the desired outcomes. It is imperative that the Trump administration listen to reason and take a pragmatic approach.
Sep 29 , 2017
U.S. claims that China is making progress in enforcing sanctions imposed on North Korea.
Jin Liangxiang Senior Research Fellow, Shanghai Institute of Int'l Studies
Sep 26 , 2017
Instead of repeating the same mistakes it made with North Korea’s nuclear program with Iran’s, the US should learn from them.
Ted Galen Carpenter Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Sep 26 , 2017
It is inaccurate to accuse Trump of breaking with decades of U.S. deterrence policy for his threat to totally destroy North Korea. He may have been more blunt than any of his predecessors since Eisenhower left office, but his warning of total destruction was merely an updated version of Ike’s massive retaliation doctrine—this time applied to North Korea instead of the Soviet Union.
Martin Edwards Associate Professor, Seton Hall University
Sep 21 , 2017
Why the international community should not celebrate the unanimous vote to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea: Pyongyang is not without options in responding to the sanctions. It is essential that the international community comes to grips with some very uncomfortable truths about the next phase of the North Korean crisis.
Yun Sun Senior Associate with the East Asia Program, Henry L. Stimson Center
Sep 21 , 2017
China is stuck between a rock and a hard place on North Korea, but any change in the country’s policy towards North Korea would require a fundamental change in China’s cost-benefit analysis of the current situation. More provocations by North Korea won’t change China’s policy, unless they are bound to lead to a war. Without understanding this crucial point, the world will continue to be disappointed by the insufficiency of the Chinese response.
Sep 05 , 2017
Even before North Korea detonated its most powerful nuclear bomb yet, Japan was calling for moves to cut off its oil supply.Afterward, U.S. President Donald Tru
Michael O'Hanlon Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution
Jun 26 , 2017
During a week when the world has again been reminded of the depravity of the North Korean regime, given its likely role in the death of Otto Warmbier, it is important nonetheless to evaluate any possible opportunity for capping and ultimately dismantling North Korea’s nuclear and long-range missile forces with an open mind.