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Bruce Cumings

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Bruce Cumings

Bruce Cumings, chair of the history department at the University of Chicago, is the author, most recently, of North Korea: Another Country.

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Pyongyang's bellicose posturing conforms to an old pattern, but the dangers may be greater now because tensions are rising throughout the region.

South Koreans won't be buffaloed by US beef or the Bush Administration's erratic policies.

The latest crisis with North Korea appears to be about the North finally
declaring that it has the bomb, but in fact it is about the Bush
Administration's inability to hide or control sharp int

Bruce Cumings's book Parallax Visions: Making Sense of American-East Asian Relations has recently appeared in paperback (Duke) and contains an extended analysis of the first nuclear crisis with North Korea a decade ago.

On a sparkling Indian Summer day fifteen years ago, I was waiting in front of the Pyongyang Hotel with a British documentary producer.

On a sparkling Indian summer day fifteen years ago, I was waiting in
front of the Pyongyang Hotel with a British documentary producer.

Current US foreign policy is the most incoherent it has been in recent memory.

Bush will have trouble in the long run selling the "axis of evil" and other myths.

Bush's national security advisers aren't up to the tasks before them.