Korea’s Two “Impossibles”

by John Feffer When, in early March, Donald Trump agreed to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the Washington foreign policy elite nearly suffered a collective heart attack. For one thing, the announcement came as a complete surprise. Trump had… Continue Reading  

A Russian Perspective on Korean Denuclearization

by Charles Knight I met Anastasia Barannikova this last December when I visited the Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok, Russia. I was there to participate in discussions with eight of the university’s regional security experts about the situation in… Continue Reading  

North Korea Is a Total Nightmare—That South Korea Shouldn’t Fear

by Rajan Menon Those who have talked recently with South Korean foreign-policy and national-security experts will have noticed that they are quite apprehensive. There are at least three explanations for this. The ongoing political controversy around President Park Geun-hye is… Continue Reading