North Korea


The Dangers Of Distrust: The Failure Of The Six Party Talks

With the approach of the Singapore Summit, the world is now closer than ever to the possibility of a peaceful resolution to the ongoing tensions between North Korea and its Southern neighbour. However, while President Donald Trump is set to in talks with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un […]


North Korean-US Peace Summit Back On After Trump Withdrew In late May

Just two weeks after the unprecedented sit-down between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was announced, Trump issued a letter stating that the summit had been cancelled, citing “tremendous anger and open hostility” as his primary reason for withdrawal. On June 1st, the summit was announced […]


Sergey Lavrov meets with Kim Jong-un as Russia looks to increase its influence on the Korea Peninsula

This past Thursday, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un during what was the first official face to face meeting between a Russian government official and Kim. The visit also happened to be Lavrov’s first visit to North Korea since 2009—that is despite Russia having […]


A Change Of Heart: President Trump Set To Attend Singapore Summit

President Trump has recently announced his plans to attend the scheduled Singapore Summit with leaders from North and South Korea. The President’s claim comes almost a week after he explained that the United States wouldn’t be attending the Summit. That announcement was made after an aggressive public statement by Pyongyang, […]


Prospects Of Denuclearization In The Middle East And East Asia

May 2018 has proven to be a time of disappointment, as hope that the United States can come to terms with Iran and North Korea first diminished and then disappeared. First, the United States announced that it has decided to unilaterally withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) […]


The Uncertainty On Trump-Kim Summit: North Korea Threatens To Cancel

North Korea has threatened to cancel the summit between its president Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump if the United States insists on the North Korean’s abandonment of nuclear weapon production. The announcement to cancel the meeting scheduled for June this year threatens to reverse weeks of progressive diplomatic talks. According […]