East Asia Is on the Razor’s Edge After North Korea Missile Launches

posted in: Far East, News

A single miscalculation could plunge the Korean Peninsula into a conflagration with grave consequences for Japan, China, Russia—and the United States. AFP Contributor SEOUL—The defection on Thursday of a North Korean soldier weaving his way across the DMZ is the … Read More

U.S., North Korean diplomats trade handshakes and jabs at ASEAN conference

posted in: News, United States

The U.S. delegation delivers to North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho a letter from President Trump to Kim Jong Un. (U.S. Department of State) JAKARTA, Indonesia — Diplomats from the United States and North Korea alternately shook hands and lobbed … Read More