As talks with Washington seemed to stall, Seoul created its own path with Pyongyang.
António Guterres confronts the “reemergence of irrationality” in global politics.
New places of respite are popping up in one of the world’s most overworked, underslept cities.
A veteran Washington journalist describes the defense secretary as avoiding confrontation and showing respect. But the rest of the book may have blown up that strategy.
An adviser to South Korea’s president describes the plan to end the Korean War—and why the proposal has now become a sticking point in negotiations.
The UN ambassador explained the logic of abandoning one nuclear deal while pursuing another.
For the first time since his summit with Kim Jong Un, the president acknowledged that nuclear talks aren’t going well.
But the danger he sees is already here.
Is Kim Jong Un serious about denuclearizing? Or is he out to trick the United States?
In offering to meet with Iran’s leader, the president sticks to what’s becoming a familiar pattern.
The Korean War never officially ended. But its participants are now chipping away at the last sources of hostility.
After more than a week of questions, the presidential record reflects that Putin admitted to wanting Trump to win.
“We really need a clear understanding as to what is going on, what our president is agreeing to, and what our strategy is on a number of issues.”
After the summit, the grind
Last year, the president’s threats targeted North Korea. The outcome holds lessons for a new round of threats.
The U.S. president doesn’t want to play by the international rules the U.S. itself set.
In Helsinki, the Russian president didn’t confess to meddling. But he left no doubt about who he wanted to win the U.S. election.
It’s not clear whether the omission was intended, but the meaning of a key exchange is dramatically altered as a result.
In Helsinki, the president preferred to pin the problem on “many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity.”
The U.S. president may be seeking better terms with his counterpart. But the relationship between their countries just seems to keep getting worse.