September 21, 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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Prodigal Son: Will an exasperated China turn to Kim Jong Nam?

At what point does a fed-up Beijing look elsewhere in the Kim family to uphold its interests?

Dennis P. Halpin February 14, 2016

Will a post-deal Iran outsource the bomb to North Korea?

Worries that Tehran sanctions relief further funds Pyongyang’s nuke development

Dennis P. Halpin January 20, 2016

North Korea blasts way into U.S. presidential security debate

With voting about to start, look for influx of North Korea, nuclear-related questions for candidates

Dennis P. Halpin January 6, 2016

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

Could North Korea again save Taiwan?

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