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carriers

Just when the Trump administration was starting to get some positive reviews for the cruise missile strike on Syria, the president’s endorsement of NATO, and...
North Korea

So the weekend ended without the outbreak of Korean War II. That really shouldn’t be a cause for much surprise, but it was easy to...

In the new COMMENTARY podcast, tensions on the rise with North Korea create a dilemma for the United States, which has few options to resolve...

Wow! It's the first anniversary of the COMMENTARY Magazine Podcast! So it's long and wordy and a little hysterical! Three subjects consume Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald,...
North Korea

Why does North Korea continue to act badly—testing ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons, repressing its own populace, and threatening its neighbors? Because it can do...
rex tillerson

Rex Tillerson stumbled on his first swing through Asia as secretary of state by not taking a traveling press corps with him. For some reason,...
china

At the Davos conference in January, Chinese leader Xi Jinping denounced protectionism and postured as a champion of a rules-based international order. It was a...
deterrence

In the history of naïve statements, few will stand the test of time like that uttered by President Barack Obama at his first address to...
North Korea

Hope always springs eternal that newly appointed dictators will be kinder and gentler than their predecessors. But whether it’s Bashar Assad in Syria or Kim...
democracies

Much of the anger surrounding President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry’s decision to abstain on UN Security Council Resolution 2234 revolved around the...
South Korea

There is always a tragic element to the downfall of any democratic leader. In the case of South Korea President Park Geun-hye, who was just...
North Korea

North Korea gave President Obama a going-away present just hours after he ended his trip to East Asia by testing a nuclear weapon. This is...