Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s hastily organised visit to Mara-Lago to meet President Trump comes at a time in which a constellation of significant events has caused Japan to recalibrate its diplomatic approach with both North Korea and the US. At the domestic level, Abe faces scandals at home that threatens to derail the political...
Pyongyang’s Olympic olive branch should be seen as a strategic victory for the regime and a blow to international efforts to wind back its nuclear program. North Korea’s participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea has been a strategic victory for the Kim regime. The temporary détente to...