Pyongyang’s latest threats don’t necessarily mean diplomacy is dead. But they are a sign of just how deadlocked nuclear talks have become.
The administration no longer thinks Trump alone can reach a deal with Kim Jong Un.
The Vietnam summit showed just how high the price of denuclearization will be.
It seemed history was about to be made. Then the second meeting between the U.S. and North Korean leaders concluded abruptly.
As President Donald Trump meets with North Korea’s dictator, military escalation in South Asia offers lessons.
In Vietnam, the U.S. and North Korean leaders will once again act as lead negotiators in nuclear talks. “No one really knows what it will mean to ski downhill from the top of Mt. Everest,” wrote one expert.
Days before Donald Trump’s second summit with Kim Jong Un, an administration official admits that Kim may not be prepared to part with his nuclear weapons.
One of Washington’s closest allies in a fractured Europe struggles to adapt to the Trump administration’s unpredictable policy moves.
The motto for the U.S.–South Korea alliance isn’t “We go together, if I get enough money as reimbursement,” one analyst observed.
Trump campaigned against overseas interventions, and he has a reputation for being friendly with some authoritarian rulers. Now he wants Venezuela’s Maduro gone.
President Trump wants to cut an ambitious nuclear deal with North Korea. But he just broke away from one of the most important nuclear agreements in the past 50 years.
The Trump administration’s concerted diplomatic effort did not originate on Twitter.
The first U.S.-North Korea summit produced lukewarm results. Trump may be putting more on the table for the second one.
If the first summit accomplished little, the second could be the same—but there are many wild cards.
For someone who actively avoids criticizing the president, Senator Jim Risch has a lot to say about how he will deal with Trump.
When the president became the first American leader to meet his counterpart in Pyongyang, he created a spectacle unlike anything America has seen.
In Cairo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo drew a stark contrast between the two presidents. But they’re not as different as they seem.
With no military experience and just a year and a half in government, the former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan has yet to develop a foreign-policy vision of his own.
As foreign-policy experts assess what the year ahead holds, one issue comes to the fore: whether President Trump’s good fortune will continue.
Heather Nauert, currently the State Department’s chief spokesperson, is not known for challenging her superiors.