U.S. might blacklist Kim Jong Un in new U.N. sanctions resolution

Asia Pacific Jul 31, 2017

U.S. might blacklist Kim Jong Un in new U.N. sanctions resolution

The United States is considering blacklisting North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un under a new U.N. sanctions resolution after the country test-fired a second intercontinental ballistic missile, diplomatic sources said Sunday. But China and Russia are expected to oppose doing so, arguing it runs counter ...

Editorials May 22, 2016

U.N. nuclear disarmament talks

Japan's position of calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons while relying on America's nuclear umbrella is contradictory and undermines its persuasive power.

Here we go again with North Korea

Commentary / World Feb 1, 2016

Here we go again with North Korea

by Ralph Cossa

The international community should agree upon the consequences of the next North Korean provocation, so that the next action brings it together rather than provides yet another opportunity for Pyongyang to divide and conquer.

Editorials Apr 6, 2015

A nuclear deal, and much more

If the nuclear deal with Tehran succeeds, it will remove a source of great instability in the Middle East and could facilitate Iran's building of a new relationship with the rest of the world.