February 19, 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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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

From POW to Saint? Father Kapaun’s long, silent night in North Korea

The Czech-American priest could be the first Saint to emerge from the Korean War

Dennis P. Halpin December 27, 2016

A North Korean crisis could be a defining moment for Trump

History shows that under the new administration, the DPRK will never be far from headlines

Dennis P. Halpin November 23, 2016

North Korea: The house that Mao helped to build

Many of North Korea's worst excesses derive from its Maoist roots

Dennis P. Halpin November 2, 2016