Posts Tagged: diplomacy
Pundits seem more concerned about the North driving a "wedge" between the U.S. and the South than about preventing nuclear war.
An advocate for North Korean refugees outlines an alternative approach to political change and regional peace in 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.
The president's over-the-top threats have made war seem like a real possibility. And war would be catastrophic.
Iran is complying with the nuclear deal. Trump, on the other hand, is risking a war — and torching U.S. credibility.
From his feud with Bob Corker to his plans to renege on the Iran deal, Trump's mood swings mean a dangerous new era of foreign policy.
Iran is complying with its end of the deal, but Trump is catering to hawks and neoconservative donors who transparently want war with the country.
Trump's plans to extend the war he once supported ending are even more worrisome for their lack of transparency.
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.