Trump and Kim: Let’s Hope the Love Letters Continue

March 07, 2019

The bromance between Trump and Kim is icky and deserving of ridicule. But to negotiate with a dictator, sometimes it takes a dictator — or a dictator wannabe. Of all the bizarre things that Donald Trump utters — the lies, the garbled words, the fanciful stories — his comments on his...

Could Change Come to North Korea?

February 19, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Andrew Yeo, associate professor of politics at The Catholic University of America. There are few reports with encouraging overtones emerging from North Korea. The country is mostly known for its contentious nuclear program and pervasive...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Showdown” with Milk and Pompeo

July 12, 2018

Can the diplomatic attack on mother’s milk herald the imminent eruption of a smoldering volcano? Perhaps the last days of Mike Pompeo? In a story about the wholesomeness of mothers’ milk, The New York Times exposes the current negotiating techniques of the United States, intent as always to...

Why US-China Cooperation is Important in Dealing With North Korea

October 27, 2016

US-China cooperation and a coherent strategy are necessary to roll back the nuclear ambitions of North Korea. In response to North Korea’s fifth nuclear test in September, Chinese and American diplomats are negotiating sanctions to limit the nation’s energy trade, according to sources at...

North Korea: “The Marshall” is a Game Changer

September 22, 2013

North Korea's "charm offensive" is further evidence of an evolving regime. On January 2, 2013, the Rodong Shimun — North Korea’s state-run newspaper —  published Kim Jung-Un’s New Year's “guidance,” which laid out details of his vision for...