The goal of the summit should not be the nuclear disarmament of North Korea.
A former US Department of Defense and State Department official explains why a hard-line approach on North Korea will likely fail, as it did with Iran.
It is not yet midnight, but as the crisis deepens, the diplomatic and military options get more and more complex. And the possibility of war with North Korea is now very real.
A scholar who has profiled leaders like Saddam Hussein and Vladimir Putin says there is a method to understanding the madness.
Thanks to South Korea, there is a chance for peace with North Korea. Whether the Trump administration can take it is another matter.
A year ago, productive north-south talks seemed inconceivable – but with the US tripping over its own feet, things are changing.
North Korea clearly understands that going straight into high-level negotiations isn't always the way to make a breakthrough.
The International Olympic Committee has banished dopers from the Winter Games. Shame it hasn't treated North Korea, a noted human rights violator, with the same resolve.
Kim Jong-un's favourite act won hearts and minds when they performed on day one of the Winter Olympics.
North and South Korea explained in five questions and answers.
The state-produced stories, which include tales about apartment lotteries, theme parks and the Clintons, might seem absurd. But they offer a window into the regime's priorities and anxieties.
China is succeeding in a high-stakes poker game on the Korean Peninsula. Did Canada and the U.S. just play into Chinese hands?
The fear and distress caused by a false missile alarm last week in Hawaii is part of the 125- year legacy of American occupation.
Military options should, and must, be on the table if diplomacy fails to compel North Korea to de-nuclearize.
North Korea sending a delegation to this year's Winter Olympics in South Korea may be a global shadow puppet show – or it might help thaw the frozen relations between the two countries.
Chrystia Freeland and Rex Tillerson should remember one point when they meet in Vancouver soon to discuss North Korea: Kim Jong-un runs a feudal gangland, not a nation state.
2017 has felt like a chaotic year in Australian politics, and one in which policy progress has been swamped by other distractions. We can only hope that 2018 is calmer and more productive.
A former diplomat and foreign policy expert explains just how easily the president could bypass objections to war, from Congress to dissenting generals.
There are methods to avoid madness.
Donald Trump seems to have a passion for cruelty, often publicly celebrating his investment in violence as a source of pleasure. Those tendencies represent symptoms of a broader American sickness.