What you’re supposed to think happened at Hanoi, didn’t happen at Hanoi and Donald Trump is no Forrest Gump because though a moron Gump wasn’t a hustler.
From before Hanoi we’ve been riding the escalation ladder with North Korea, and it looks like liberals and neoconservatives don’t mind nuclear war too much.
Post Hanoi news has been dominated by reassembly activity at Sohae. What might it mean for North Korea’s space programme and nuclear talks with the US?
When Melos gets the H-bomb Athens should get what it can get. But Athens wants more. That’s the lesson of the Hanoi fizzle.
Dismantling North Korea’s fissile material production facilities has become the metric to assess the second Kim-Trump summit at Hanoi. That risks a fizzle.
Might Russia and the US have tacitly agreed to end the INF Treaty, and is all the action really on ground launched intermediate range missiles in Asia?
John Bolton demanded Iraq provide a declaration of its WMDs but invaded anyway. For the second Kim-Trump summit Bolton calls on North Korea to do the same.
The 2019 Missile Defense Review is based on a growing missile threat, yet the Review claims missile defence dissuades states from growing their arsenals.
Why did Iran’s launch of the Payam satellite fail, and was it really a disguised ICBM test?
It would seem North Korea has been making new nuclear weapons since Singapore, but then again it seems not.