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North Korea

Nearly three months ago, Donald Trump reaffirmed his status as a maverick who's liberated from the conventions that shackled past presidents by giving a North...
north korea

When it comes to relations between rival nations, only posterity can be the judge of what constitutes a good deal. At the time, both of Ronald...
north korea

Sometimes it takes an outsider, unburdened by the stifling conventions and preconceptions that impede the practice of diplomacy, to see the obvious. Trump is that...
kim jong yo

It’s become a familiar pattern. In the manic pursuit of traffic, accolades, or any number of perverse incentives that have little to do with good...
north korea

Today, American soldiers are deployed on sovereign foreign soil without the authorization of the host government. In fact, they’re often in conflict with forces loyal...
steve bannon

We are deterred. That’s the only possible way to read the confessions of Donald Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, who inexplicably vomited out a variety of...
North Korea

On Tuesday, the Washington Post reported, citing a confidential Defense Intelligence Agency assessment, that “North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can...
north korea

We have reached the tipping point. Last month, according to the Washington Post, the Defense Intelligence Agency completed an analysis that concluded North Korea has successfully...
nation building

President Trump is right to be concerned about present trends in Afghanistan, where, despite nearly 16 years of war, the Taliban continue to gain ground....
iPhone

Apple’s stock is hitting new highs amid growing expectations for a new model iPhone and resurgent sales of Macs and iPads. But if the company’s...
afghanistan

For months, the administration has been working on a review of policy toward Afghanistan that was widely expected to result in the dispatch of thousands...
liu xiaobo

The prominent Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo died last week while still in Chinese government custody, thus becoming the first Nobel Peace Prize winner to die...