Maria Rosaria Coduti, PhD Candidate at the University of Sheffield
Mar 07, 2018
We cannot be too optimistic about the outcome of the recent “rapprochement” between South Korea and North Korea, because its base is fragile. The choice of sanctions as an attempt to halt North Korea’s nuclear programs has only benefited the regime at the expense of North Korean citizens.
Ted Galen Carpenter, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Mar 05, 2018
South Korea may discover the inherent, potentially tragic, drawback of relying on the security protection that a distant great power provides. Crucial decisions about the ROK’s future will be made in Washington, not Seoul.
Mel Gurtov, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Portland State University
Mar 02, 2018
Has the U.S. position on how to deal with North Korea actually changed?
Feb 26, 2018
The White House said any talks with North Korea must lead to an end to its nuclear program after senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea said on Sunday their government was open to talks with the United States.
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, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
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.