Mike Pompeo’s skepticism about negotiating with Kim Jong Un could change the course of nuclear talks.
Agreeing to talks is one thing. Getting North Korea to give up its nukes will be much, much harder.
Former Defense Secretary Bill Perry nearly persuaded North Korea to abandon its nuclear program in the 1990s. He doesn't think Donald Trump could do the same today.
Kim Jong Un wants to talk to Trump and pause nuclear and missile tests—but the line between diplomacy and brinkmanship isn't that simple.
And slowed down talk of war in Washington
The Idaho Republican also says there’s no “bloody nose” strategy: “What a dumb thing to do.”
“The sheer amount of information we get, coupled with the fact that we often don’t know if it’s real, contributes to a sense of hopelessness.”
It’s been a relatively quiet February on the missile-testing front. March could be different.
Outside powers have been central to the nuclear crisis—but for a few peculiar weeks in February.
There is a colossal gap in how the government has prioritized stopping one form of violence versus the other.
The next phase of a seven-year conflict has begun.
There is something fundamentally unfair about the display of unity in Pyeongchang.
Donald Trump says he won't repeat the mistakes of the past. But the past offers clues to what he might do.
Victor Cha signals that the president is seriously considering military action.
A case study in management
The United States is preparing for a war with North Korea that it hopes never to have to fight, says Senator Tammy Duckworth.
Mike Pompeo adds a few caveats to America's strategy.
When truth itself feels uncertain, how can a democracy be sustained?
It’s not dying, but alarm bells are ringing.
Why is he so worried about North Korea?