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- Jan 27 201711 minutes
We sorted all of Trump's tweets since the election into 16 categories, from domestic policy to self-congratulations.
- Feb 17 20175 minutes
How Trump Is Making China Great Again
A world without a new U.S.-led trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region means that an increasingly powerful China will step into the void.
- Jan 30 20171 minute
Who’s Who In South Korea’s Widening Graft Scandal
CHARLIE CAMPBELL THE CORRUPTION SCANDAL ENGULFING SOUTH Korea has ensnared the country’s largest company. On Jan. 18, Samsung’s de facto chief, Lee Jae-yong, appeared in court after being accused of bribing impeached President Park Geun-hye and one
- Dec 12 20165 minutes
Global Conflicts To Watch In 2017
The greatest unknown for U.S. interests in the world might be the United States itself.
- Nov 21 20163 minutes
Global Trade Is Slowing
Nations are imposing tariffs on steel and biodiesel, and fleets are shrinking | “China had a great run, but it’s over”
- Dec 19 20164 minutes
South Korea Tries To Curb The Chaebol
Legislators grill leaders of the huge conglomerates about bribes | “Executives should go to jail and be punished”
- Jan 2 20172 minutes
Asia: Trump’s Shock Doctrine Will Make China Even Stronger
IN THE YEAR AHEAD, THE GREATEST CHALLENGE TO THE Asia-Pacific region will come early and it won’t be from within. Jan. 20, 2017, President Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day, will be a key turning point that initiates a major strategic realignment in th
- Dec 28 20169 minutes
The 10 Most Significant World Events in 2016
And how they’ll reverberate in the coming year
- Jan 2 20172 minutes
The departing U.N. Secretary-General reflects on Trump, global citizenship and the future of disarmament
- Sep 1 20162 minutes
What Running a Tour Company in North Korea Taught This Founder About Customer Service
Travel can spark unexpected businesses, and Andrea Lee started hers after a pleasant trip to… North Korea?
- Nov 14 20161 minute
South Korea’s Familial Presidential Family Scandal
THERE ARE POLITICAL SCANDALS, THERE are odd political scandals, and then there’s whatever is happening in South Korea. The controversy centers on the murky relationship between President Park Geun-hye and an old friend named Choi Soon-sil. Park is ac
- Jan 16 20173 minutes
A Scandal At Korea’s Retirement Giant
Was the National Pension Service pressured to support a merger? | Allegations “can bring doubts on Korea’s capital markets”
- Dec 18 20168 minutes
10 Elections to Watch in 2017
From Iran, to Rwanda, to Thailand: a list of the key contests in the year ahead
- Jun 1 20161 minute
North Korea’s Maritime Industry
ON FEB. 28, the cargo freighter Jin Teng, flying the flag of Sierra Leone, arrived in the Philippines. It was using what’s known as a “flag of convenience”—to subvert regulations or fees, shipping companies often register vessels in foreign states. I
- Jan 6 20174 minutes
Can Trump Enforce His Red Line on North Korea?
Presidents before him have tried and failed.
- Nov 7 20163 minutes
Park in Limbo
A scandal involving an old friend is paralyzing South Korea’s president | “Neither her resignation nor impeachment is a desirable option”
- Sep 26 20167 minutes
Kim’s Last Laugh
An unyielding North Korea launches its biggest nuclear test yet—and there’s little the U.S. alone can do to stop it
- Sep 26 20162 minutes
A Coming Reckoning With North Korea
ON SEPT. 9, NORTH KOREA VIOLATED international sanctions by conducting its fifth underground nuclear test, apparently its most powerful to date, and some experts say another test explosion may well be in the works. Washington wants Beijing, which has
- Jan 5 20175 minutes
How to Stop a Nuclear Missile
Lasers-armed drones and interceptor missiles are among America’s possible tech options for impeding a North Korean nuclear strike.
- Jan 29 20172 minutes
It's Lunar New Year, and China's Young People Are Sick and Tired of It
The Chinese Lunar New Year is China's most important season for family reunions, but younger people are increasingly fleeing their relatives and the country altogether.
- Feb 13 20174 minutes
Trump's First Major Foreign-Policy Success?
The president is right to do nothing publicly about North Korea
- Feb 7 20175 minutes
Where Countries Stand With Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet
The American president, facing opposition in Europe, defends Vladimir Putin.
- Feb 13 20175 minutes
How Trump Could Get a Deal With North Korea
He has leverage, if he knows how to use it.
- Feb 13 20175 minutes
Trump's Performative Presidency
The decision to handle the minor crisis of a North Korean missile launch in full view of Mar-a-Lago members makes little sense—except as an opportunity to act out leadership in public.
- Feb 24 20171 minute
An Assassination by Weapon of Mass Destruction
The murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, involved the use of VX nerve agent, one of the deadliest chemical substances on earth.