Syria is emerging as a metaphor for the fragmentation and chaos that the modern world barely contains.
Donald Trump should lose in November. But when you add a joker to the game, it throws off the odds.
Donald Trump and a majority of South Koreans believe that South Korea should have a nuclear weapon. Are they right?
South Korea severed its last important economic link with the North, as governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguish what little remained of the “sunshine era” of engagement.
East Asia is invisible to the average American — for better and worse.
South Korea should focus less on extracting apologies from North Korea and more on pursuing pragmatic projects with Pyongyang.
The Obama administration has concluded deals with Iran and Cuba. Will North Korea round out the trifecta?
In films like American Sniper and The Interview, Americans are the heroes and “furriners” are the targets: an undifferentiated group of people so alien that they’re practically subhuman.
South Korean activists are using balloons to send political and religious propaganda across the DMZ. They’re also endangering Koreans on both sides of the border.
As we focus on a particularly appalling human rights problem within its own context, we must remember the old labor slogan that ‘an injury to one is an injury to all.’
The saber-rattling is mutual.
The crisis of people-trafficking and sexual exploitation in Northeast Asia is not a nationalist issue; it is a gender issue.
Developments on the Korean peninsula will almost certainly influence calculations made in Washington and Tehran.
It’s time for us to grow up in our assessments of North Korea.
North Korea policymakers must look beyond the nuclear issue to consider the human rights of the population.