North Korea

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A vacation in a hell of a state

November 4, 2019 4:43 pm

North Korea Journal by Michael Palin reviewed

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Why liberals turn a blind eye to the global persecution of Christians

September 3, 2019 7:12 am

Religious minorities are having their human dignity trampled on

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Does Kim Jong-un deliberately emulate a Bond villain?

August 15, 2019 11:41 am

The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong-un by Anna Fifield reviewed

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CIA: Trump wrong on North Korea

June 12, 2019 12:42 pm

The president doesn’t read intelligence briefings

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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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Gene editing tech is a gamble with our future

June 5, 2019 5:15 pm

Crunch time for CRISPR

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Trump likes to keep his enemies close and his hawks closer

May 15, 2019 12:09 pm

Regime change is on the agenda for Iran in a way that it is not in North Korea

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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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Trump: Cohen made me ‘walk’ from the North Korea talks

March 4, 2019 12:42 pm

The president has an odd propensity for doing his critics’ work for them

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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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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…

Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-Un is his big chance to prove his critics wrong

June 11, 2018 8:13 am

Donald Trump means different things to different people. To his core supporters, he’s the man who will make America great…

Maybe Trump can sign a free-trade pact with Russia and North Korea to replace Europe, Mexico and Canada

June 9, 2018 9:46 am

Well, well, well. So Melania had a “big operation” that lasted four hours, did she? President Trump revealed this little…

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…

Is Donald Trump an ‘isolationist’? Or a ‘radical imperialist’? He can’t be both

March 12, 2018 10:44 am

For two years we’ve been hearing that Donald Trump is an ‘isolationist’, whatever that word is supposed to mean. Only…

What if Pyongyang has a biological weapons ‘dead hand’ strategy?

March 6, 2018 4:46 pm

Donald Trump isn’t the only one to have prodded North Korea’s baby-faced dictator, Kim Jong-un. President Trump did it with…

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…

Where Trump succeeds

January 6, 2018 9:00 am

Among the many new political maladies of our age, one has been left largely undiagnosed. This is Trump Derangement Syndrome,…

Donald Trump’s mad Twitter diplomacy is starting to work

January 3, 2018 9:30 am

Say this for Donald Trump — if he does bring on nuclear apocalypse, at least he made it funny. Every…

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…