The South Korean president heads to the US next week, where he will seek to revamp nuclear talks with North Korea. But as Khang Vu argues the president cannot change the status quo while North Korea and the US are employing decoupling and counter-decoupling tactics against one another.
North Korea has restored part of a rocket test site it began to dismantle after pledging to do so in the first US summit.
Pakistan sacks a provincial minister for making offensive comments about Hindus.
Moscow to stationing its nuclear missiles closer to the US if the US stationed its own closer to Russia, says Putin.
Trump has no pressing time schedule for N Korea to end its nuclear programme.
N Korea is unlikely to give up all its nuclear weapons, suggests top US commander.
New Delhi and Islamabad have exchanged a list of their nuclear installations.
If 2017 was a year of testing nuclear missiles and 2018 a year of summitry, perhaps only Kim Jong Un will know what 2019 will bring.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his government and the military want to mend ties with arch-foe India.
What the world needs now is more, not less, arms control. David A Andelman argues that it is a colossal mistake for the US to unilaterally withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.
Trump says the US will exit the Cold-War era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.
It is time for the US to recognise North Korea as a de facto nuclear power and engage in only ministerial-level dialogues, argues Khang Vu, to avoid giving Pyongyang too much global attention to its ‘existential deterrence’ of having a small but undisclosed nuclear and missile capability.
By focussing solely on denuclearisation, the international community risks losing sight of the bigger, more important picture: guiding North Korea’s desire to become a normal state so that this desire eventually overrides the country’s obsession with nuclear weapons.
Iranian President tells North Korea’s foreign minister that the US cannot be trusted.
Tens of thousands of people gathered about 700 hundred kilometers west of Tokyo yesterday to commemorate 73 years since the US dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
Iran has filed a lawsuit at the International Court of Justice against the United States after pulling out of a nuclear deal.
After US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s just-concluded trip to North Korea, to carry out the agreement reached during the June 12 summit in Singapore.
Foreign ministers of Iran and five world powers of the nuclear deal will meet in Vienna.
President Hassan Rouhani arrives in Switzerland at the start of European trip.
OPEC ministers gather in Vienna for crunch talks on a landmark pact curbing oil output.
South Korea and the US to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills.
Trump says N Korea no longer posed a nuclear threat and his top diplomat offered a hopeful timeline for “major disarmament,”.
Just over half of all Americans say they approve of how President Donald Trump handled North Korea.
The US-North Korea summit did not empower Kim Jong Un and Peter Van Buren argues imagining the summit as some sort of an award the United States can bestow on a country for ‘good behavior’ is beyond arrogant.
Has North Korea’s ruler, Kim Jong Un, made a strategic decision to trade away his nuclear programme, or is he just engaged in another round of deceptive diplomacy, pretending that he will denuclearise in exchange for material benefits for his impoverished country?
The G7 summit ends in farce and a renewed threat of global trade war.
Iran will not cooperate with atomic inspectors until a nuclear standoff deal is resolved.
Iran will increase uranium enrichment capacity if the nuclear deal collapsed.
Iran informs the UN nuclear watchdog in Vienna over its start of a process to increase the uranium enrichment capacity.
UN atomic watchdog is confident it would be able to deploy quickly in North Korea.