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North Korea’s Coming Collapse  


April 13, 2012  

North Korea’s young and unknown dictator, Kim Jong-un, used a controversial rocket launch to assert leadership over... 

After Kim  


December 19, 2011  

The death of North Korea’s dictator, Kim Jong Il, opens a new era in East Asia. He was the absolute ruler of North... 

Why are people protesting everywhere?  


March 8, 2011  

We have entered one of those moments when citizens around the world become aware of their global connections. People in numerous... 

The Big US-China Summit  


January 18, 2011  

This week will mark the most important period for great power diplomacy since the Cold War. Chinese leader Hu Jintao will... 

Leadership in a Time of Flux  


August 25, 2010  

We have been here before. Think of other late August and early September days in recent years past — 1990, 2001, 2008.... 

A New Strategy against North Korea?  


May 26, 2010  

The tensions around the Korean peninsula have escalated yet again, following the release of evidence that Pyongyang ordered... 

How should we react to North Korea?  


May 23, 2010  

North Korea has once again proven that it is the most erratic, belligerent, and dangerous country in the world today. Their... 

Learning from Mandela  


February 12, 2010  

I can still remember the day twenty years ago when the South African government released Nelson Mandela from his 27-year...