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Nuclear North Korea
Nuclear North Korea
U.S. Says North Korea Is Capable of Nuking Japan

This is what a failed nuclear accord looks like.

Nuclear North Korea
Another Day, Another North Korean Nuclear-Test Threat

North Korea threatened to conduct a nuclear test in response to UN indictments of top officials for crimes against humanity. Pyongyang does this every time it’s upset because it hasn’t got any other cards to play.

Nuclear North Korea
Top U.S. General in South Korea Contradicts Obama: North May Have Nuke Warheads

The top U.S. commander in South Korea warned that the north might have nuclear warheads to put on top of its missiles, disagreeing with the President’s assessment. If he’s right, U.S. strategy in Asia just got a whole lot more complicated.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.


Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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