Author Archives: Harry J. Kazianis
“Future president”? Her reckless words against North Korea could have created a calamity.
Her biggest problem as UN ambassador was simple: she was totally out of her depth.
While that might seem premature and perhaps a little unhinged, follow my logic for a moment.
Even a superpower can’t have everything it wants. Right now Beijing is the bigger problem.
Our writer confronts his (formerly) fat self and the culture that both shamed and enabled him.
But his policies are, in fact, right out of the standard GOP playbook.
Why not? A rising power challenging the international order can make even sworn enemies into bedfellows.
If it worked during the high stakes of the Cold War, it can work now, too.
It could still happen despite Kim’s reneging. And if not, containment remains the best approach.
A denuclearized North Korea could arrest Beijing’s rise. Here’s why.
The U.S.-DPRK summit is one of the riskiest—and potentially most rewarding—foreign policy moves in history.
Enjoy the games for what they are, a choreographed distraction from what is to come.
Sometimes we must choose between bad options, but a unilateral strike would be the worst.
The first step is acknowledging that in a standoff, it could lose, and badly.
Bad economics = China won’t be a superpower.
As the president departs for Asia, the risk of devastating war still looms.
My colleagues and I tested a hypothetical conflict in a wargame. We need to make sure it never becomes reality.
from The American Conservative