October 02, 2022

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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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Are the remains of a potential Korean War Saint in Hawaii?

Are the remains of a potential Korean War Saint in Hawaii?

Emil Kapaun died in a N. Korean prison camp but his body may have been repatriated before 2005

Are the remains of a potential Korean War Saint in Hawaii?
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin December 26, 2017
Let’s be clear: a surgical strike on North Korea is too risky to consider

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

Let’s be clear: a surgical strike on North Korea is too risky to consider
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin October 26, 2017
Donald Trump’s “we will bury you” moment

Donald Trump’s “we will bury you” moment

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

Donald Trump’s “we will bury you” moment
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin September 21, 2017
Coalition building, not unilateralism, best response to N. Korea crisis

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

Coalition building, not unilateralism, best response to N. Korea crisis
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin September 1, 2017
Why the U.S. Congress increasingly agrees on North Korea

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

Why the U.S. Congress increasingly agrees on North Korea
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin July 31, 2017
North Korea has crossed a red line in its brutalization of Otto Warmbier

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

North Korea has crossed a red line in its brutalization of Otto Warmbier
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin June 19, 2017
Why does Trump think it would be an “honor” to meet Kim Jong Un?

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

Why does Trump think it would be an “honor” to meet Kim Jong Un?
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin May 11, 2017
Trump and Moon Jae-in:  possible train wreck over North Korea?

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

Trump and Moon Jae-in:  possible train wreck over North Korea?
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin April 13, 2017
Donald Trump’s red line: Will North Korea call his bluff?

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"?

Donald Trump’s red line: Will North Korea call his bluff?
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin March 19, 2017
North Korea and China: Don’t bite the hand that feeds you

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

Pyongyang should be careful about testing Beijing's patience

North Korea and China: Don’t bite the hand that feeds you
Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin February 26, 2017