Michael J. Green

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Commentary / World Dec 26, 2011

What's next in power games from North Korea?

Since the death of Kim Il Sung in 1994, the U.S. and South Korean governments have gamed scenarios for the collapse of the North, with the triggering event usually posited as the death of Kim Jong Il. While Kim did not spend decades grooming his ...

Commentary / World Aug 17, 2007

Roh's trip to Pyongyang puts three scenarios in play

WASHINGTON — There is much speculation about what President Roh Moo Hyun will do when he meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang during Aug. 28-30. South Korea's opposition Grand National Party (GNP) worries that Roh will pledge billions of dollars in aid ...