Regions / South Korea
Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S. Preventing it should be the peace movement's highest priority.
The bare bones of a deal with North Korea may exist, but senseless provocations could set off a conflict long before then.
China and South Korea could be game changers on climate — and create a more peaceful region in the process.
The president's over-the-top threats have made war seem like a real possibility. And war would be catastrophic.
If the U.S. made a deal with Maoist China in the 1970s, it can surely cut one with North Korea today.
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.
The same risk of nuclear miscalculation that haunted U.S.-Soviet relations still hovers over the Korean peninsula.
North Korea isn't the biggest threat to the world. Climate change is.
Korea's new pro-engagement president may not have to be as deferential to Washington hardliners as his predecessors.