The two messages from the Iranian people to their leaders: First, for all your gloating about Iran’s nuclear arsenal, nobody can eat nuclear weapons. Second, we want a different future.
Game, Set and Match, China?
Trump’s playing into Beijing’s hands on Huawei and North Korean nukes underscores China’s global power status
In Charts: North Korea
A collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring North Korea.
The Hanoi Summit, from Beijing’s Perspective
The failure to reach an agreement between Trump and Kim is not considered a failure by China’s leaders.
US-North Korea: Limits to the Peace Negotiations
Both Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un want to bring something that looks good back to their respective home audience. But the likely outcome will lack real substance.
The Political Management of North Korean Society
North Korea’s political management system of carrots and sticks has enabled the regime to survive for 66 years.
Strategic reflections from the North Korean, U.S. and Singaporean perspectives on the location of the Trump-Kim summit meeting.
Trump: A New Reagan? Or a New Chamberlain?
Trump is the worst appeaser since Britain’s Neville Chamberlain. He is weakening the United States, emboldening its enemies and shattering the world order.
The Benefits of the Post-American Order
The most pivotal insight for the post-American world order is that the pursuit of economic self-interest and self-preservation go hand in hand, whether at the national, regional or global level.
Globalism and the Spirit of Panmunjom
Why the world must hope for a positive continuation of the Korean rapprochement.