Tag: North Korea

How Trump could avoid a war with China

Written by Hunter Marston. US-China tensions are mounting. President Trump has pressured Beijing to help rein in North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, approved a $1.4 billion arms sale to Taiwan, and is considering slapping tariffs on Chinese steel. Some in the White House are reportedly obsessed by the “Thucydides trap,” the notion that the United […]

Why did sanctions against North Korea’s missile program fail?

Written by Daniel Salisbury. North Korea’s successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), allegedly with the capability to hit Alaska, is the latest in a series of significant advances for the country’s missile program. North Korea has been seeking to develop long-range missile technology for over 20 years. For […]