The endowment effect may help us understand the international impasse with North Korea and find room for a deal.
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How a "dual freeze" of U.S.-ROK military exercises and North Korean military tests could present an opportunity for temporary stablility in East Asia.
U.S. officials could “accept” China’s "freeze-for-freeze" proposal—for a suspension of North Korea's nuclear and missile testing in return for a suspension of U.S.-South Korean joint military exercises—on the condition that China itself bring something to the table.
The growing threat from North Korea has intensified during the past few weeks after a series of missile tests demonstrated that the Kim regime may soon be able to strike the continental United States. This week, Benjamin Wittes spoke with Mira Rapp-Hooper, an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and Stephan Haggard, a distinguished professor of political science at the University of California, San Diego, to discuss recent events and the path forward for the United States and the international community.
Congress has sent a comprehensive sanctions bill to the White House.
The only way terrorists can get their hands on a nuclear bomb is through the complicity or negligence of a nuclear-armed state. To prevent nuclear terrorism from non-state actors, we need to focus on states.
With the attention of the United States and its allies at present focused on North Korea's nuclear activity, North Korea potentially has greater latitude to act aggressively in the cyber realm, especially against the private sector.
Vice President Mike Pence began a ten-day Asia-Pacific tour this week, with stops in South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, and Australia.
As the U.S. Considers a North Korea Strike, Let’s Not Forget that China Has Promised to Defend North Korea from an Armed Attack
As tensions between the United States and the DPRK continue to rise, too few analysts are considering the danger of China intervening militarily in response to a U.S. strike on the DPRK’s nuclear weapons and missile programs.