The U.S. won’t be able to walk all over Putin with unilateral sanctions.
American policymakers and lawmakers are floating unilateral sanctions against Russia, Iran and even Turkey in an effort to change behavior. But research shows sanctions only work in narrow circumstances.
U.S. President Donald Trump gives North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a thumbs up during their meeting at a resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12, 2018.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Donald Trump is unmoved by high risks and wild odds, apparently feeling that his sheer cunning will always win, including, now, in geopolitics — his latest casino.
A mock-up of banned Muslim travellers’ passport placed outside the U.S. Supreme Court in April.
The ban has major implications for thousands of would-be immigrants from all of the affected countries, except perhaps Venezuela.
Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in embrace during the groundbreaking summit between the North and South Korean leaders earlier this year.
South Korean president's office handout
North Korea's infrastructure is in dire need of expansion and modernisation. This is where the South can help.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with U.S. President Donald Trump, at the contentious G7 Leaders Summit in Canada in June.
AP/Jesco Denzel/German Federal Government
President Trump is criticized for wreaking havoc on the international order, where the US was the established leader. But Trump is simply hastening a change that has been a long time coming.
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
The declaration was thin, but the meeting itself will have a significant impact on how Trump makes foreign policy decisions moving forward.
EPA-EFE /Kivin Lim/Straits Times
Looking at the agreement, it appears that Kim Jong-un has outmanoeuvred Donald Trump.
Moon Jae-in meets Kim Jong-un on the Korean border.
EPA/Korea Summit Press Pool
Alongside denuclearisation, reunification is the biggest potential game-changer on the Korean peninsula. But it remains a pipe dream.
Kim Jong-un arrives in Singapore.
Can decades of deadlock be broken by two of the world's most unpredictable leaders?
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, April 27, 2018.
AP/Korea Summit press pool
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's risky unreliability will diminish as his country builds ties with South Korea. So Korean unification may be a better focus for Tuesday's summit than denuclearization.
The long-awaited summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump will take place on Tuesday, with much at stake.
The highly awaited summit has the potential to lead to real peace on the peninsula- but only if both countries can find a common interest on which to build an agreement.
As Donald Trump heads to the summit in Singapore with the North Korean leader, a reminder: He’s on record as lying on average nine times a day.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
U.S. President Donald Trump has lied continuously and he will lie again. We should expect more untruths to come out of his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
Trump accuses the U.S. “mainstream media” of spreading fake news about his administration. But that hasn’t stopped White House reporters from doing their job.
Trump may rhetorically attack the media, but the US still ranks 45th of 180 countries in terms of press freedom. North Korea ranks last. And Mexico is the world's most dangerous place for reporters.
People pray during a special service to wish for a successful inter-Korean summit and peace on the Korea peninsular at a church in Seoul.
AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon
With almost 30 percent of South Koreans either Protestant or Catholic, faith plays a big role in how people think about relations with the North.
Having cancelled the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12, US President Donald Trump says it may be back on again.
Having called the June 12 summit off, US President Donald Trump says it might be on again. But at what cost will all of this come to the serious issue of denuclearisation?
A remarkable year on the Korean peninsula has been marked by both bitter enmity and genuine goodwill. Now, the tension is being ratcheted up again.
The South Korean president's careful approach to rapprochement with the North set the stage for a possible breakthrough on the Korean peninsula.
Troops in a 2015 U.S.-South Korea joint drill in South Korea.
Since the Korean War, U.S. troops have helped South Korea with military training and planning. Our Speed Read describes the regular joint exercises designed to deter North Korean aggression.
Earthquakes can shape political decisions so understanding them is crucial.
After decades of deadly enmity, Libya and the West made a major breakthrough on weapons of mass destruction. How?