Regions / Asia & Pacific
The president's over-the-top threats have made war seem like a real possibility. And war would be catastrophic.
When it comes to demagogues and divisiveness, Trump has plenty of competition — in Europe, the Middle East, and all over our splintering planet.
At this dangerous moment, the United States needs more connections with North Korea, not fewer.
The evidence is in: The "adults in the room" at the White House have enabled Trump's worst impulses, not checked them.
From his feud with Bob Corker to his plans to renege on the Iran deal, Trump's mood swings mean a dangerous new era of foreign policy.
Despite a generally abysmal human rights record, North Korea has shown improvement in one specific area: disability rights.
The practical reality is this: To de-escalate this situation, the United States must be prepared to swallow its hubris and sit down with North Korea.
Trump administration policies are systematically making natural disasters more harmful for the poor and people of color.
If the U.S. made a deal with Maoist China in the 1970s, it can surely cut one with North Korea today.
If only Muslims reach out to help the Rohingya, the international community will suffer another blow to its reputation.