North Korea

Ignore the Trump haters: his meeting with Kim Jong-un is a victory for peace

June 12, 2018 10:30 am

You can tell when Donald Trump has just achieved something: he starts being strangely amiable, and his critics start frothing…

Why are we rolling out the red carpet for one of North Korea’s most brutal men?

May 31, 2018 4:11 am

Kim Yong-chol is believed to have ordered the sinking of a South Korean ship, killing 46.

Donald Trump goes on the warpath with North Korea

May 24, 2018 3:15 pm

So much for the “World Peace” that Donald Trump bragged he would create at the June 12 Singapore summit. In…

Trump is getting ‘schlonged’ by America’s enemies

May 21, 2018 3:46 pm

So much for the Nobel Peace Prize that Donald Trump said “everyone thinks” he should receive. The New York Times…

Could John Bolton cost Trump his Nobel Peace Prize?

May 16, 2018 2:38 pm

My, my, my. North Korea is in a snit over National Security Adviser John Bolton who urged it to follow…

Does Mike Pompeo really think he can cut a good deal with North Korea?

May 14, 2018 9:12 pm

The new secretary of state has already blundered during his short tenure.

Is Trump preparing to sell out South Korea?

May 14, 2018 3:19 pm

Maybe President Trump has finally given up on his cherished dream of Vladimir Putin as his new best friend. It…

Peace in Korea doesn’t make war with Iran more likely

May 1, 2018 4:05 pm

Readers of Spectator’s USA’s mothership, the venerable yet sprightly London Spectator, will know that one of the secrets of the…

Trump’s Korea pact could make a new war in the Middle East more likely

April 30, 2018 3:01 pm

The Trump administration may be heading into an infinity war. Europe is gearing up to retaliate against American on the…

Has Kim Jong-un finally grown up?

April 21, 2018 12:52 pm

Given the mutual bluster, threats and sabre-rattling we got used to from Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, it may be…

Donald Trump is desperate for a North Korea deal

April 18, 2018 5:19 pm

Uh-oh. President Trump is wading into diplomatic waters in North Korea that he may have trouble navigating. Yesterday, he proudly…

A trade war with China sounds terrifying – but the US is doing the right thing

April 2, 2018 2:44 pm

Nobody likes the sound of trade war, and rightly so. China’s new retaliatory tariffs against US products feel like the…

What are Kim Jong-un’s motives in meeting Xi?

March 30, 2018 12:29 am

Kim Jong-un surprised the world—once again—by making an unannounced trip to China earlier this week, and observers in the United…

Why John Bolton is no warmonger

March 24, 2018 2:35 pm

The hysteria from the Left over Donald Trump’s appointment of John Bolton as National Security Advisor to replace Lt. General…

Isolationist? Donald Trump appears to be assembling a war cabinet

March 22, 2018 11:47 pm

Is the third time the charm? President Trump has already run through Mike Flynn, who enjoyed the shortest tenure in…

At last, an American president grasps the North Korean nettle

March 9, 2018 12:41 pm

Does Donald Trump deserve a Nobel Peace Prize?

Rolling tanks, plastic flowers and madness on parade: A visit to North Korea

March 1, 2018 12:13 pm

As Kim Jong-un might blow up the world next year, if not this, and people are forever trying to work…

If China backs Trump on North Korea he won’t like the quid pro quo

November 11, 2017 9:00 am

The first election day since Donald Trump was elected president a year ago brought a funereal mood to Washington that…