Regions / Asia & Pacific
The United States is pushing a hasty deployment of a missile defense system in South Korea. The backlash could be huge.
How a growing technology gap between the U.S. and its nuclear-armed rivals could lead to the unraveling of arms control agreements — and even nuclear war.
From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways — as well as outposts for our military empire.
If Trump wants to make an early mark with North Korea, it should be with the only thing that's ever worked: diplomacy.
No one expected Trump to be a peace president, but he seems bent on taking us to the verge of World War III.
Trump's wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns.
It's blustery nationalism plus the conventional pieties of the foreign policy establishment.
It's not too late to make a deal with North Korea. Ultimately, it's what Pyongyang wants too.
The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
Attacking North Korea now would undermine the very reason U.S. troops have been stationed on the peninsula for seven decades: to protect the South Korean people.