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South Koreans have cause to be both proud and chagrined now that their recently impeached former president, Park Geun-hye, has been arrested on corruption charges. This...
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...
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...
NATO

In the past month, I have had the privilege of visiting some of America’s closest and most embattled allies in both Europe and Asia. Upon...
North Korea

Under the cover of darkness in January 1968, 31 members of an elite North Korean special forces team slipped through the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone...

Ambassadors don't get much respect. Too often they are caricatured as rich campaign donors in search of another resume line or ineffectual suck-ups in striped...

Among those offering a way forward in the current North Korea crisis is Ambassador Christopher Hill, the Bush administration’s chief negotiator in the now-defunct Six...

One of the more controversial issues in recent years when it comes to South Korea's close relationship with the U.S. has been the transfer of...

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Clinton administration’s signing of the Agreed Framework with North Korea. The lead up to the agreement and its...

There's a lot to chew over in the new international survey from the Pew Global Attitudes Project. The headline on Pew's own website leads with...