Regions / North Korea
In the current crisis on the Korean peninsula, the Obama administration is virtually repeating the 2004 Bush playbook.
Only North Koreans can change North Korea.
The U.S. needs to come up with a new and different Pacific pivot that places peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula at the top of the list of priorities.
North Korea has announced that it's withdrawing its workforce 53,000 workers from the Kaesong Industrial Complex, jointly held with South Korean.
What if the North Koreans grew desperate enough to attempt to conquer only the portions of South Korea closest to them -- which are also the most valuable?
What the North Korean leadership is hoping to achieve by its belligerence is anyone's guess, but the aggressive U.S. response has only escalated tensions.
The road to peace in Korea runs through Washington, but women must steward it along the way.
As he enters his second term, Barack Obama must confront the role of 'strategic patience' as a central driver of our current crisis in Korea.
Withdrawing U.S. troops from the Korean peninsula could kickstart diplomatic progress in Northeast Asia--and save billions of dollars to boot.
The latest rocket launch creates an illusion for the people of North Korea that they live, if not in paradise, then at least in a country that holds its own.