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No Luck for Tillerson on North Korea

Rex Tillerson’s Asia trip ended on an anti-climatic note, with no concrete concessions from China.

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No More “Strategic Patience” on North Korea

Speaking in Seoul, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ruled out new negotiations with the Norks while raising the implicit threat of a pre-emptive strike.

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China on North Korea: Don’t Blame Us

Beijing is deflecting blame for North Korea’s nuclear program, while antagonizing South Korea over THAAD.

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

This is what a failed nuclear accord looks like.

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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.

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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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Risky Business

The Long March toward a Chinese meltdown continues.

Make NATO Great Again

Is this the Trump effect?

Terror in the Philippines

The Philippine president cut short his Russia trip to deal with a terrorist outbreak at home.

The Nork's Nukes

As North Korea’s missile progress proceeds apace, the U.S. is coming ever closer to a binary choice: war with North Korea or acceptance of its deterrent.

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A state-run insurance system would cost more than California spends on all other public services—education, police, pensions, and more—combined.

Energy Innovation

How close are renewables to a shale-like boom?

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