Regions / North Korea
Donald Trump wants more nukes. How is that going to help defuse the crisis in Korea?
The White House seems hell bent on hijacking an Olympic moment of inter-Korean unity.
Backing down from nuclear war would make us a lot safer than piling more money into the Pentagon.
It's scary to think of Donald Trump or Kim Jung-un with a nuclear button. Scarier are all the nameless functionaries with the same.
Pundits seem more concerned about the North driving a "wedge" between the U.S. and the South than about preventing nuclear war.
An advocate for North Korean refugees outlines an alternative approach to political change and regional peace in Korea.
Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S. Preventing it should be the peace movement's highest priority.
The bare bones of a deal with North Korea may exist, but senseless provocations could set off a conflict long before then.
By roping India and Japan into its standoff with China, the U.S. is raising the nuclear stakes in Asia — including, dangerously, between India and Pakistan.
The president's over-the-top threats have made war seem like a real possibility. And war would be catastrophic.