Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Kim Jong-un”

A Trump-Kim Summit?

If Trump is accepting the invitation simply to repeat the same unrealistic demand, a high-profile meeting isn’t likely to achieve anything.

Posted March 8th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump’s National Defense Strategy has the Pentagon popping champagne. Andrew Bacevich dissects …

Posted January 26th, 2018

The Insanity of a ‘Limited’ Attack on North Korea

The idea that the U.S. can give North Korea a “bloody nose” without provoking significant retaliation seems to be based on nothing more than wishful thinking.

Posted January 22nd, 2018

Tillerson and Our Hopeless North Korea Policy

Refusing to talk to North Korea doesn’t punish Kim and his regime, but it does deprive us of the best means available to reduce tensions.

Posted December 18th, 2017

McMaster’s Irresponsible North Korea Rhetoric

If the U.S. was in a race to “solve” North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, we already lost years ago.

Posted December 3rd, 2017

McMaster’s Irresponsible and Alarming North Korea Remarks

Insisting on denuclearization as the only acceptable outcome with North Korea puts the U.S. and North Korea on an unnecessary collision course that could very easily lead to war.

Posted October 19th, 2017

The Consequences of Trump’s Irresponsible North Korea Rhetoric

If making public threats against North Korea was intended to intimidate Kim, it has failed and could backfire dangerously.

Posted September 22nd, 2017

Regime Change Fantasies

Encouraging an attempted coup in North Korea could backfire spectacularly.

Posted September 5th, 2017

A Trump-Kim Meeting?

Why should we think that this latest Trump statement means anything?

Posted May 1st, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Yemen: the graveyard of U.S. policy myths. Kevin Schwartz explains how “the …

Posted April 21st, 2017