September 23, 2020

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Dennis P. Halpin

Dennis P. Halpin, a former Foreign Service Officer and senior Congressional staff, is a consultant on Asian issues.

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Let's be clear: a surgical strike on North Korea is too risky to consider

Trump must be aware that not all options can be on the table

Dennis P. Halpin October 26, 2017

Donald Trump's "we will bury you" moment

The President echoed Nikita Khrushchev in his inflammatory UN speech - and allies should be worried

Dennis P. Halpin September 21, 2017

Coalition building, not unilateralism, best response to N. Korea crisis

President Trump may wish to look to President George H.W. Bush’s example, says Dennis Halpin

Dennis P. Halpin September 1, 2017

Why the U.S. Congress increasingly agrees on North Korea

DPRK provocations have provoked a level of unity rarely seen in America's dysfunctional legislature

Dennis P. Halpin July 31, 2017

North Korea has crossed a red line in its brutalization of Otto Warmbier

The lesson of the tragic case is clear: Americans are in danger in the DPRK

Dennis P. Halpin June 19, 2017

Why does Trump think it would be an "honor" to meet Kim Jong Un?

The President's defense of Kim as a "smart cookie" shows his total ignorance of reality

Dennis P. Halpin May 11, 2017

Trump and Moon Jae-in: possible train wreck over North Korea?

Trump likely to have little patience for Moon's push towards another Sunshine policy

Dennis P. Halpin April 13, 2017

Donald Trump's red line: Will North Korea call his bluff?

Will Trump really be able to keep to his word that a North Korean ICBM launch "won't happen"?

Dennis P. Halpin March 19, 2017

North Korea and China: Don’t bite the hand that feeds you

Pyongyang should be careful about testing Beijing's patience

Dennis P. Halpin February 26, 2017

What does Pyongyang have up its sleeve for President Trump?

History suggests that North Korea will soon test the new administration's mettle

Dennis P. Halpin February 7, 2017