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The U.S. obligation to defend the South from North Korea is not limitless

The U.S. obligation to defend the South from North Korea is not limitless

American soldiers should not die because of Seoul's bad decisions

The U.S. obligation to defend the South from North Korea is not limitless
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy March 16, 2017
It’s time for the U.S. to negotiate a peace treaty with North Korea

It’s time for the U.S. to negotiate a peace treaty with North Korea

Recent calls by experts for a deal with the North are a long time coming

It’s time for the U.S. to negotiate a peace treaty with North Korea
Ann Wright
Ann Wright March 16, 2017
Why U.S. troops must stay in South Korea

Why U.S. troops must stay in South Korea

A recent call for an end to the American presence in South Korea misses the point

Why U.S. troops must stay in South Korea
Yu Bin Kim
Yu Bin Kim March 15, 2017
Nikki Haley is wrong: North Korea is not “irrational”

Nikki Haley is wrong: North Korea is not “irrational”

Kim Jong Un sees himself - correctly, in some cases - as being surrounded by threats

Nikki Haley is wrong: North Korea is not “irrational”
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 13, 2017
Why THAAD is a big fat gift to North Korea

Why THAAD is a big fat gift to North Korea

Driving a wedge between China and U.S. can only be good for Kim Jong Un

Why THAAD is a big fat gift to North Korea
Peter Ward
Peter Ward March 13, 2017
Why Beijing opposes THAAD deployment in South Korea

Why Beijing opposes THAAD deployment in South Korea

China's opposition to the missile defense system is a cynical ploy for the domination of East Asia

Why Beijing opposes THAAD deployment in South Korea
Daniel Pinkston
Daniel Pinkston March 9, 2017
What does China think of Kim Jong Nam’s death?

What does China think of Kim Jong Nam’s death?

Netizens express outrage, but uniformity of expert reaction suggests a government hand

What does China think of Kim Jong Nam’s death?
John Petrushka
John Petrushka March 9, 2017
The very special case of third-country-born North Korean defectors

The very special case of third-country-born North Korean defectors

Teacher says that more support for children born to North Koreans outside Korea is needed

The very special case of third-country-born North Korean defectors
Damin Jung
Damin Jung March 9, 2017
Increased talk of “kinetic” action against N. Korea is deeply concerning

Increased talk of “kinetic” action against N. Korea is deeply concerning

Armed confrontation on the Korean Peninsula is more likely than it's been in decades

Increased talk of “kinetic” action against N. Korea is deeply concerning
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov March 8, 2017
What North Korea really wants: One Korea ruled by them

What North Korea really wants: One Korea ruled by them

Everyone should worry about the ultimate goal of the DPRK when it says it wants a “peace treaty”

What North Korea really wants: One Korea ruled by them
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy March 8, 2017