Kim Jong-un

John Feffer playing the part of his minder in

North Korea Through the Eyes of an American Dissident North Korea Through the Eyes of an American Dissident

As entertainment that deftly mixes history, satire, pathos, and comedy, Next Stop: North Korea is an unqualified success.

Mar 20, 2019 / Tim Shorrock

Chuck Schumer

Democratic Hawks Helped Scuttle the Hanoi Summit on Korea Democratic Hawks Helped Scuttle the Hanoi Summit on Korea

They, along with National Security Adviser John Bolton, have been cynical about the Trump-Kim talks and the inter-Korean peace process from the beginning.

Mar 7, 2019 / Editorial / Tim Shorrock

Trump and Kim in Vietnam

The Trump-Kim Talks Ended Abruptly—but Negotiations Will Continue The Trump-Kim Talks Ended Abruptly—but Negotiations Will Continue

There was no historic agreement, but even the hawk Mike Pompeo admitted the two sides made “real progress.”

Feb 28, 2019 / Tim Shorrock and Kathleen Ok-soo Richards

Korea Talks

Why Are Democrats Trying to Torpedo the Korea Peace Talks? Why Are Democrats Trying to Torpedo the Korea Peace Talks?

There is a growing split between liberal US politicians and South Korean progressives on the peace process.

Feb 22, 2019 / Tim Shorrock

US-Korea Talks

US-North Korea Talks Are Moving Decisively to the Diplomatic Phase US-North Korea Talks Are Moving Decisively to the Diplomatic Phase

Despite the progress, pundits and leading Democrats still complain.

Jan 23, 2019 / Tim Shorrock

NYT Headquarters

How ‘The New York Times’ Deceived the Public on North Korea How ‘The New York Times’ Deceived the Public on North Korea

Stretching the findings of a think-tank report on Pyongyang’s missile bases is a reminder of the paper’s role in the lead-up to the Iraq War.

Nov 16, 2018 / Tim Shorrock

Washington’s Ire Shifts From Kim Jong-un to Moon Jae-in

Washington’s Ire Shifts From Kim Jong-un to Moon Jae-in Washington’s Ire Shifts From Kim Jong-un to Moon Jae-in

Trump infuriated and insulted South Koreans when he said “they do nothing without our approval.”

Oct 19, 2018 / Tim Shorrock

Moon-Kim Pyongyang Summit

Moon and Kim Stage an Exuberant Summit in Pyongyang Moon and Kim Stage an Exuberant Summit in Pyongyang

Bold proposals on demilitarization break the logjam with Washington.

Sep 20, 2018 / Tim Shorrock

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in

Moon and Kim Try to Keep the Korea Peace Train on Course Moon and Kim Try to Keep the Korea Peace Train on Course

But growing splits between Washington and the two Koreas threaten progress.

Sep 11, 2018 / Tim Shorrock

Trump and Kim handshake in Singapore

An Audacious Proposal for a US–North Korean Alliance An Audacious Proposal for a US–North Korean Alliance

Five analysts propose remaking the 1953 armistice to provide security guarantees to Kim Jong-un.

Jul 27, 2018 / Tim Shorrock

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