Regions / North Korea
Sticks and carrots won't get North Korea to give up its nukes. But a peace treaty and security guarantees might.
The simmering tensions in East Asia are echoes of Washington's Cold War intrigues—and the Pentagon's not-so-secret plans for battle with China.
Without disarmament our nuclear nightmares may become realities -- but there is still time to avoid disaster.
A growing global movement is ensuring that if the Japanese government won't hold itself to account for its crimes against women, then history will.
Both Koreas have recognized at some deep level that the rules of the game are rigged in favor of the already powerful.
If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
For 60 years, Koreans on both sides of the DMZ have awaited a peace treaty. Instead they've gotten an arms race and political repression.
Washington's past and present foreign policies are sustaining the fraught security environment in East Asia.
For North Korea to rise higher on the list of U.S. priorities, Washington policymakers will have to stop considering it in isolation.
Policymakers have long predicted that North Korea will go the way of East German Communism. Not so fast.