The sophisticated missile defense system soon to be deployed on the Korean peninsula has irked Beijing, which could respond by accelerating development of advanced weaponry -- like hypersonic gliders -- that render the system's powerful radar irrelevant.
It is widely understood, particularly among peoples who have suffered the consequences, that the Obama administration's foreign policy has downplayed human rights and freedoms; has stressed "stability" over these principles, attempting to assuage dictatorships and murderous ideologies; and has met severe challenges with passivity and equivocation.
With the end of World War II in August 1945, there was still no consensus on Korea's fate among Allied leaders. Many Koreans on the peninsula wanted i...
He's a candidate for the president of the United States, and he talks like a professional wrestler.
Can Vietnam talk some sense into North Korea, and in so doing make itself the go-to country in Asia for diplomatic fixes? There are those in Hanoi, and quite a few scattered across the foreign policy establishment, who think so.
By Marcus Noland, Non-resident Senior Fellow with the East-West Center and Executive Vice President and Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute ...
The issues holding up Pokemon Go's release are rooted in antiquated national security laws and the perceived threat posed by North Korea. It may take some time, but eventually Pokemon Go will be released in South Korea.
Dealing with North Korea brings to mind Sisyphus, the mythological Greek king condemned for eternity to roll a stone up a hill, only to watch it roll back down.
Over the past several weeks, hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have crossed the previously closed border with Colombia to purchase the basic necess...
A chill went down my spine when I saw private remarks from Chris Christie, regarding one of Donald Trump's first moves, if he is elected.
It is no longer an option for Koreans to meekly follow misinformed policies like the deployment of THAAD that are issued from Washington D.C. think tanks wallowing in corruption. We cannot waste our precious resources and Korea will be the greatest victim if it permits a greater arms race.
As we honor the upcoming anniversary of the armistice ending the Korean War on July 27, 1953, and as our national political parties meet at their respective conventions, it is imperative to remember how our relationship with South Korea benefits us militarily and economically.
Experience suggests that "neutering" Pyongyang is beyond the power of the U.S. president, at least at a cost Americans are willing to bear. The U.S. should try a different approach. Washington should withdraw from the Korean vortex. Then the Democratic People's Republic of Korea would be primarily a problem for its neighbors, who have the most at stake.
Congress is currently considering expanding the U.S. national missile defense system, despite the fact that -- nearly 15 years after the Bush administration began deploying it -- it has not been demonstrated to work under real-world conditions and is not on a path to do so.
Kim Jong-un's decision to completely sever any and all contact with U.S. officials is a bold and potentially dangerous move that will not only make a bad relationship even worse, but could also contribute to heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has just been selected for membership in quite an exclusive club.