Jun 26, 2019
The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have been stalled since the second such meeting in February, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday.
May 10, 2019
Authorities allege Wise Honest was used to illicitly transport coal from the country in violation of international sanctions.
Apr 12, 2019
President says a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ‘could happen’.
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, Former President, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
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.
Clifford Kiracofe, Former Senior Staff Member, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Mar 12, 2019
In the wake of the Trump-Kim Summit, the US and the North Korean sides must undertake some deep reflection and must maintain contact. All is not yet lost. Recovery from the setback is possible and desirable.
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.
An Gang, Research Fellow, Center for International Strategy and Security, Tsinghua University
Mar 06, 2019
It seems that North Korea and the United States both harbor misjudgments about the other’s views on denuclearization, and neither has fully prepared for the responsibilities that come with denuclearizing. All the while, the window of time for fruitful negotiations in the future is narrowing.