November 13, 2020North Korea
A return to provocations as North Korea’s primary mechanism for drawing international attention would signal weakness, not the intended message of strength.
November 11, 2020Transition 2021
Biden's return to a conventional alliance management approach could shed light on cracks in the U.S.-South Korea alliance previously obfuscated by Trump's unconventional approach.
October 9, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential contenders are saying about foreign policy. This week: Kamala Harris and Mike Pence discussed U.S. policy toward China and U.S. global leadership at Wedne…
January 15, 2020North Korea
This year, a severe crisis on the Korean Peninsula following the collapse of the denuclearization negotiations and renewed long-range missile testing was included as a top tier priority in the Center…
August 7, 2020Nuclear Weapons
Each Friday this summer, we suggest foreign-policy-themed movies worth watching. This week: films examining the risks of nuclear weapons.
July 10, 2020North Korea
The Korean War had hybrid origins as a civil war, a regional conflict, and a flashpoint in the global bipolar competition. The peninsular, regional, and global dimensions of the confrontation pointed…
June 18, 2020North Korea
This week, North Korea’s Kim family dynasty imposed a new test of loyalty on its southern neighbors and found them lacking.