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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers his televised New Year address on Jan. 1, 2016. As Kim's Workers' Party of Korea prepares to convene its first Party Congress since 1980, North Korea has apparently accelerated its nuclear missiles testing. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

A Rare Congress and Mixed Signals in North Korea

On the eve of the first Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea in more than 35 years, Pyongyang is ramping up its missile testing. Read more…


Factoring U.S. Strategy Into China's Future

Aside from innate geopolitical constraints, U.S. action is the biggest determinant of China's decisions. Read more…

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit in the Netherlands. The meetings of true consequence at this year's summit, the last of its kind, will happen off-camera. (BART MAAT-POOL/Getty Images)

At the Nuclear Security Summit, Real Action Will Be on the Sidelines

These sorts of summits rarely bring about enforceable measures on a multilateral level. Read more…