Feb 12 , 2018
The United States may be looking more favorably at diplomatic engagement with North Korea, possibly holding dialogue, as South Korea pushes forward with plans to establish grounds for a rare summit between the two Koreas.
Yoon Young-kwan Professor Emeritus of International Relations, Seoul National University
Feb 09 , 2018
On January 1, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for better relations with the South, before agreeing to participate in the Olympics. What accounts for Kim’s sudden extension of an olive branch to South Korea?
Feb 07 , 2018
Pence met with Japanese Prime Minister Abe on his way to the Winter Olympics in S. Korea.
Wang Fan Assistant President, China Foreign Affairs University
Feb 06 , 2018
The crux of the issue lies in the US’ ulterior motives.
Troy Stangarone Senior Director, Korea Economic Institute of America
Jan 30 , 2018
While there has been focus on North Korean efforts to drive a wedge between the United States and South Korea with its offer to attend the Games, Pyongyang also has domestic and economic reasons for attending the Olympics.
Franz-Stefan Gady Associate Editor, Diplomat
Jan 26 , 2018
When debating possible U.S. limited strikes on North Korea, let us not forget the inherent unpredictability of war.
Jan 25 , 2018
Officials in Beijing were urged to oust what U.S. calls ‘financial facilitators’ for Pyongyang; U.S. also sanctions 16 North Korean agents accused of operating largely in China.
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.”
Jan 15 , 2018
Foreign ministers from around 20 nations gather on Tuesday to discuss how to curb North Korea’s nuclear ambitions through diplomatic and financial pressure, but China, seen as a key player in any long-term solution, will be absent.