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Missile Diplomacy
Missile Diplomacy
After Nork Test, Trump Backs Allies

North Korea’s missile launch on Sunday provided an early test of how President Trump will approach one of Washington’s most unpredictable foes.

Missile Diplomacy
Trump’s THAAD Dilemma

Beijing will be closely watching to see if Trump will go through with the anti-missile system in South Korea.

Missile Diplomacy
Norks Crash China’s G20’s Party

North Korea launches missiles just hours after world leaders meet in Hangzhou.

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

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