This not only diminishes the United States’ standing as a defender of human rights, it’s a disservice and injustice to the 25 million North Koreans suffering under Kim’s murderous regime.
With Pyongyang warning it will resume missile tests and unveil a new weapon over the U.S. failure to meet its expectations, the time has come to make allowances.
Donald Trump’s administration sought Chinese cooperation on the North Korean problem by incorporating it into trade issues.
America turned to direct talks with North Korea, excluding China. China made a comeback by using economic assistance as leverage.
In reality, North Korean-American talks broke down, and [Read more]
Putin has said that Russia had to develop the Avangard and other weapons systems because of US efforts to develop a missile defense system that he claimed could erode Russia’s nuclear deterrent.
Trump would prefer a vase, but knowing Kim, who loves toying with some military hardware, a nuclear capable missile cannot be ruled out.
Though the target of the Senate leaders’ letter was obviously President Trump, its message also applies to North Korea.
[T]he international community is nervous that the U.S. and North Korea are locked in a stalemate, with neither party willing to budge.
Pyongyang’s truce with Washington could end with terrible results. To avoid that, international efforts – notably from the US – are needed.
It is time for South Korea and the United States to quickly seal the cracks in their alliance and reinforce their preparedness for more North Korean provocation.