Why is North Korea a Problem at All?

September 01, 2017

Both the US and North Korea are making threats without any clear idea of what they are trying to achieve. The present cliff edge in US-North Korean relations stems from the Trump administration being solely focused on the symptom of the nuclear threat rather than the underlying disease that has...

Trump and the Geopolitics of Crazy

August 24, 2017

Some in the Trump administration are still eyeing regime change in North Korea. They're missing what's really going on over there. The United States has beaten its head against the wall of North Korea for more than 70 years, and that wall has changed little indeed as a result. The US, meanwhile,...

North Korea’s Growing Nuclear Threat

July 10, 2017

Will Donald Trump be the fourth consecutive US president to fail in preventing North Korea from expanding its nuclear capability? When North Korea launched its latest missile on July 4, it was yet another auspiciously timed message for the world that the country is armed and dangerous. Calling...