Posts Tagged: diplomacy
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.
If the U.S. made a deal with Maoist China in the 1970s, it can surely cut one with North Korea today.
The same risk of nuclear miscalculation that haunted U.S.-Soviet relations still hovers over the Korean peninsula.
Trump is committed to finding a way to claim Iran has violated the nuclear accord, regardless of the facts — just as Bush did with Iraq.
From North Korea to Russia to the Middle East, there's no shortage of deal-making needed. But beware the fine print of anything with Trump's insignia.
Korea's new pro-engagement president may not have to be as deferential to Washington hardliners as his predecessors.
If Trump wants to make an early mark with North Korea, it should be with the only thing that's ever worked: diplomacy.
Trump's wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns.
Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started.
For all its shortcomings, Obama’s seemingly improvised Syria strategy has taken advantage of unexpected opportunities. This could be the latest.