Regions / North Korea
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.
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.
The United States is using this Pacific colony as its own private firing range.
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?
How should the United States respond to the detention and subsequent death of an American student who visited North Korea?
Korea's new pro-engagement president may not have to be as deferential to Washington hardliners as his predecessors.
South Korea can take the lead in establishing better relations with North Korea.
From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways — as well as outposts for our military empire.