Kim Jong-un
May 2018

Pompeo: “A bad deal is not an option.”

Many paths to failure, but only a few to the Nobel.

Apr 2018

A bit soon, don’t you think?

Kim Jong-un continues to make promises… for now

Jazz Shaw Apr 29, 2018 9:31 AM

If he’s serious it’s a remarkable moment. That’s a big if, though

Many a slip twixt the cup and the lip

The mystery of the abrupt about-face in Pyongyang may have its answer deep beneath Mount Mantap. After years of belligerent …

“We’re not going to take the North Koreans simply at their word.”

Rocket Man redux

Jazz Shaw Apr 21, 2018 12:01 PM

Down but not out

Will Korea gambit change Senate minds on Pompeo?

Ed Morrissey Apr 18, 2018 10:01 AM


“We have had direct talks at very high levels — extremely high levels…”

Speak and carry some big sticks.

Déjà vu.

Mar 2018

Kim Jung-un may have moved the game in China

Jazz Shaw Mar 28, 2018 8:01 AM

Suddenly he’s interested in denuclearization

Is Kim Jong-un in China?

Jazz Shaw Mar 27, 2018 9:21 AM

And if so, what does it mean?

Madman across the water

Tillerson: Kim hasn’t yet RSVP’d, you know

Ed Morrissey Mar 12, 2018 2:01 PM

“Deafening silence”?

“Why wait until the end of May? Let’s do this by the end of March…”

“He did not want the Washington Post to have the word ‘Stormy Daniels’ on the front page today.”

“That is the reality here.”

Symbolic sanctions and cautious openings.

And halt nuclear tests?

Not our clowns, not our circus

Feb 2018

Pence isn’t playing the game

Pence: We’re ready to talk to North Korea — if

Ed Morrissey Feb 12, 2018 8:41 AM

No reward for just talking.

Do we really want a unified Korean peninsula?

Jazz Shaw Feb 11, 2018 2:01 PM

Be careful what you wish for

A pretty face does not change her despotic family’s nature

New US-North Korea battleground: Olympic relatives

Ed Morrissey Feb 07, 2018 4:01 PM


Jan 2018

Kim murder mystery: Who was the American?

Ed Morrissey Jan 29, 2018 8:11 PM


How bad off are North Koreans? This bad

Jazz Shaw Jan 23, 2018 4:31 PM

Robbing their own people

I thought they were “puppets” of the United States?

In play or just a ploy?

Fine. Let’s talk about who has a bigger button

Jazz Shaw Jan 03, 2018 8:01 AM

Here we go again

“I’m confident South Korea will reject this absurd overture…”

Two Koreas walk into a bar…

Jazz Shaw Jan 02, 2018 8:01 AM

Stop me if you’ve heard this one

Rocket Man’s New Year’s resolution

Jazz Shaw Jan 01, 2018 8:01 AM

He gets by with a little help from his friends

Dec 2017

“Cowardly, costly and careless.”

Wonders never cease.

Are we “running out of time” on North Korea?

Karen Townsend Dec 03, 2017 5:01 PM

Are we being prepared for war?