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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I’m dreaming of a North Korean Christmas

Remembering the North's long-standing, oft-forgotten religious heritage this holiday season

Dennis P. Halpin December 22, 2015

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Continued risks of instability north of the DMZ may distract from coming cross-Straits tensions

Dennis P. Halpin November 15, 2015

Chinese Checkers: Beijing plays off Seoul, Pyongyang

A S.Korean presence at China’s parade, a Chinese presence at the North’s, and a marginalized America

Dennis P. Halpin October 22, 2015

Is Bill Clinton North Korea’s favorite president?

Since 1994 the 42nd president has gone from adversary to Pyongyang propaganda prop

Dennis P. Halpin September 14, 2015

Dr. Strange Kim: How North Korea almost handed ISIL the bomb

Reactor now under Islamic State's control nearly used Pyongyang's help to produce nuclear weaponry

Dennis P. Halpin August 17, 2015

The other history controversy: China and the Korean War

Beijing continues to deny what really happened in Korea in 1950-53 – and its role in the conflict

Dennis P. Halpin July 8, 2015

Falling from grace in the court of Kim Jong Un

Is Kim Jong Un a modern Henry VIII, or is he in over his head?

Dennis P. Halpin June 11, 2015

North and South Korea: Toujours triste

Events at end of April, beginning of May highlight ongoing struggle for victims’ recognition on Korean Peninsula

Dennis P. Halpin April 29, 2015

Korea and America, North and South

Preventing carpetbagging exploiters, rampant discrimination, historical whitewashes all look post-unification challenges

Dennis P. Halpin March 23, 2015

North Korea’s Kim family cult: Roots in Japanese state Shinto?

One finds greater parity between Juche, Imperial Japan than communist Russia or China

Dennis P. Halpin February 19, 2015