James Fretwell was an analyst at NK News.
Military exercises have little impact on talks with North Korea, regardless of angry words from Kim Jong Un’s sister
North Korea’s long-range nuclear threat could overshadow Japan’s other security priorities
Vietnam achieved what the Kim regime never could: national reunification and a booming economy
Jung H. Pak supports using maximum pressure rather than showy summits in order to force Kim into giving up his nukes
Chung Eui-yong helped fix 2018 and 2019's summits, but COVID-19 and a reluctant Biden will make more talks difficult
The U.S. wanted to convince North Korea that it doesn’t need nukes, but Kim is far from persuaded
Antony Blinken is chosen as secretary of state, while Jake Sullivan is Biden's pick for national security adviser
North Korea’s shelling of Yeonpyeong Island killed two civilians, sparking tensions along the inter-Korean sea border
The president-elect and his advisors will likely pursue a phased arms control approach to the North Korea nuclear issue
Americans would not be spending Christmas in the States as planned, but in Korea fighting the cold and the Communists
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