The Trump administration shouldn’t get too excited about Kim Jong Un’s pledge to limit his weapons program.
His surprise visit to Beijing underscores China’s influence.
At a time when state and non-state actors alike are resorting to disinformation operations, reliable official information is critical.
Trump’s bellicosity undermines his ability to deter the Kim regime’s nuclear weapons and missiles programs.
With each new missile test, Pyongyang shakes Tokyo’s confidence in Washington, while accruing valuable data on its own capabilities.
Preventive war, if it was ever a viable option, certainly isn't now.