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Ignore the scorn, Trump has been proved right on North Korea

June 12, 2019 8:30 am

One year on, the Singapore summit is still a diplomatic success

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Kim Jong-un is doing to Trump what Trump is trying to do to China

May 6, 2019 11:55 am

The portly pariah of Pyongyang fired off several missiles that landed in the Sea of Japan

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How I learned to start worrying and fear the bomb

March 19, 2019 12:30 pm

Tensions between Russia and the US were on open display at ‘#NUKEFEST’

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VICE Media is the mausoleum that cool built

March 4, 2019 4:50 pm

The company is now just another dreary enforcer of online norms

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North Korea humiliates Trump before the world

February 28, 2019 4:26 pm

His quixotic effort to make nice with the world’s strangest regime was always a long shot

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Why didn’t Europe do more to help Trump strike a deal with Kim?

February 28, 2019 7:47 am

The lack of European Union participation in the nuclear diplomacy must grate on the likes of Merkel and Macron

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The Trump-Kim summit: what we know and what’s useless prattle

February 27, 2019 10:02 am

Almost everything you can hear, and several things you wont

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What is Trump’s big deal with China?

February 25, 2019 2:43 pm

The president wants to deliver peace in our time in Asia

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Could Trump’s trade war with China cost him in North Korea?

January 1, 2019 11:21 am

For the last few years, Kim has been very clear about setting his agenda for the coming year in the most public of ways

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It’s time to tell the truth on North Korea

December 18, 2018 4:17 am

We are nowhere near a deal to denuclearize North Korea

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North Korea can host the Hunger Games

September 23, 2018 6:22 am

The modern Olympics give fool’s gold to despots and dictators

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…