While there is likely some truth to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s point that sanctions against North Korea would not be effective, nonetheless it is mostly a talking point.
The Korean Peninsula is a large source of volatility in the geopolitical situation of East Asia.
Thoughtful and respectful leadership, close consultation with affected parties, and a commitment of real resources to assemble necessary leverage present a better chance than anything on offer so far.
Many non-European countries are reassessing their views of the EU against a background of Trumpism, populism, and globalization.
Japan wants to keep the United States close and confident, but at the same time maintain good relations with China.
South Korea's new president wants to roll back his country's nuclear power industry. He only has five years to do things that would make that happen.
Recent changes to the world order may allow the EU to play a more prominent role on the Korean Peninsula, especially when it comes to security.
India and South Korea have had different development trajectories and contrasting attitudes toward military alliances, yet both countries have similar regional environments and a growing potential to be stronger players in the international community.
Authoritative and non-authoritative Chinese commentaries on the Trump administration’s foreign policy have tended to avoid making hostile remarks in response to some notable U.S. provocations.
The United States, South Korea, China, and Japan must work together to offer a combination of security and economic incentives to make denuclearization a reasonable alternative for North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.