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...
"War on the Korean Peninsula is almost too horrible to contemplate", wrote Robert Farley. As the socialist regime sent missiles over Japan and claimed to have developed missiles capable to hit all of the continental US. On top of that, powers in the region have yet to reach any consensual...
Ever since the debut of Pyongyang's nuclear warhead, a fog of war shrouded over the Korean peninsula, so alarming and dramatic the situation, that some panicked over a second Korean War or even a third world war. Even after the latest test launch over Japan, the only thing escalating...
As Donald Trump presses China to 'de-escalate the Korean nuclear crisis', its worsening situation naturally led to him remarking China's apparent lack of influence over its allies. Similar to most comments from Trump, it is absurd to suggest that China holds no sway in North Korea while the former...
The Sino-north-Korean alliance is found upon the Sino-North Korean Mutual Aid and Cooperation Friendship Treaty, yet, the latter's ambiguity betrays a sense of unwieldiness of the former. Upon further scrutiny, the Treaty is far less of a direct military alliance and expecting China’s military to come to Pyongyang’s aid...