South Korea’s alliance with the U.S. means foreign troops on its soil, strained relations with China, and a North that sees no point in negotiating with anyone but Washington.
Here and abroad, Trump’s wealthy backers understand that his populist rhetoric is a masquerade.
Some in the Trump administration are still eyeing regime change in North Korea. They’re missing what’s really going on over there.
The same risk of nuclear miscalculation that haunted U.S.-Soviet relations still hovers over the Korean peninsula.
In Papua New Guinea, the Trump administration is combining its fondness for extractive industries with its disregard for human rights.
The United States is using this Pacific colony as its own private firing range.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
North Korea isn’t the biggest threat to the world. Climate change is.
Sanctions haven’t changed North Korea’s behavior. When are we going to try something different?
It was the left who diagnosed the ills of globalization. So why is the right eating our lunch?