In Asia Trump could learn subtleties of North Korean issue

This week President Trump will embark in his first visit to Asia, a 13-day trip with scheduled stops in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. The trip is seen as a chance for the administration to clarify its stance on outstanding foreign policy issues in the region, such as the handling of North […]

U.S. missile plan in Korean peninsula makes little technical sense

The United States and South Korea are discussing the possibility of placing an advanced missile defense system in South Korea in response to North Korea’s recent rocket launch into orbit, which many see as part of a secret nuclear weapons program. George Lewis, a visiting scholar at Cornell’s Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, has […]