Dennis P. Halpin, a former Foreign Service Officer and senior Congressional staff, is a consultant on Asian issues.
Otto's passing three years ago poignantly reflects the oppression of the North Korean people today
If Kim Jong Un's sister one day comes to inherit power, she may need to channel her inner Gloriana-esque ruthlessness
Bong Joon-ho’s acclaimed movie “Parasite” reminds this author of the state of inter-Korean relations
The drone strike that killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani on January 3 has likely shaken up Pyongyang's leadership
The President could build reelection momentum by going to North Korea just as Nixon did in 1972 with his trip to China
The protest from "progressive" South Korean students comes amid controversial U.S.-ROK defense cost-sharing negotiations
The transactional President has once again sent a chilling message to U.S. allies
Pyongyang's ties to Iran and Houthi rebels in Yemen are well-documented
Disputes concerning trade, Hong Kong, and Taiwan give PRC little reason to cooperate on DPRK issues
The DPRK leader's relationship with the president may be all for nothing if Democrat wins in 2020
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