North Korea will take as a major insult the U.S. branding of Chairman Kim — the [people's] supreme leader — as a perpetrator of human rights abuses.
If any undesirable events occur on the Korean Peninsula, the responsibility falls entirely on the U.S.
How long will the North Korean romance with Donald Trump last?
The recent geopolitical situation of the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia has moved away from direct confrontation to the conversation phase. A Korea-China-Japan summit is scheduled to happen shortly after the U.S.-Korea summit, and the possibility of a Korea-Japan summit is becoming more real. In addition, the [Read more]
Recently, America added one more item to its ‘not-important list': South Korea-North Korea relations.
Since the voluntary denuclearization of North Korea seems like a fantasy, the United States position of tightening its grip around the North Korean regime’s throat becomes clearer in Washington every day. President Barack Obama stated that “judgment will be levied at the highest level,”* and the U.S. Treasury [Read more]
<b>Aim for Dialogue To Avoid Growing Tensions</b>
The American comedy film depicting an assassination plot against North Korea's President Kim Jong Un has been released on the Internet, and screenings of the film have begun in U.S. theaters. The screenings were temporarily cancelled due to a cyberattack against the [Read more]
Last Wednesday’s speech by the president announcing the restoration with Cuba could have applied almost precisely to the North Korean situation.
Washington did well to refrain from making counterattacks and prevent further escalation of emotional tit-for-tat.