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5 Priorities for the U.S.-Japan Alliance in 2021 Article
The U.S. and Japanese flags fly on a lamp post in Washington, D.C., the day before the White House hosts Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a visit, April 2015. (Getty/Mandel Ngan/AFP)

5 Priorities for the U.S.-Japan Alliance in 2021

Over the coming year, new administrations in the United States and Japan must strengthen the alliance and reaffirm its value in Asia and beyond in order to tackle significant challenges.

Michael Fuchs, Haneul Lee

How To Approach the North Korea Problem in 2020 Article
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jon Un meet inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating South and North Korea, on June 30, 2019. (Getty/Dong-A Ilbo)

How To Approach the North Korea Problem in 2020

In 2020, the United States must get creative about jump-starting diplomacy with North Korea while simultaneously repairing U.S. alliances—policies that will strengthen America’s position regardless of what North Korea does.

Michael Fuchs, Haneul Lee

6 Things to Know Before the Second Trump-Kim Summit Article
U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the start of their historic summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018. (Getty/AFP/Saul Loeb)

6 Things to Know Before the Second Trump-Kim Summit

As the world prepares for a second summit between U.S. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the stakes could not be higher.

Michael Fuchs, Abigail Bard

The Way Forward on North Korea: Explained Article
North Korea holds a military parade in Kim Il Sung Square to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean People's Army, February 2018. (Getty/AFP/KCNA/KNS)

The Way Forward on North Korea: Explained

It is often difficult to figure out what to make of recent developments on North Korea and what the United States should do next; these one-pagers help you to understand the policy debate and where the United States should go from here.

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