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A North Korean military guide speaking to some visitors next to the captured USS Pueblo docked at a port in Pyongyang. (IAN TIMBERLAKE/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korea's Capture of the USS Pueblo Still Resonates

Stratfor's vice president of Asia-Pacific analysis, Rodger Baker, reflects on a visit to the U.S. ship that was captured in 1968 and is now on display in Pyongyang. Read more…

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Foreign Policy Amoralism

While the United States engages in the amoral struggle for power to defend a liberal international order, the end result is in a large sense moral. Read more…

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) welcomes North Korean special envoy Choe Ryong Hae during their meeting in Moscow on Nov. 20. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korean Talks Revive Russia's Pacific Push

Moscow's increased interaction with North Korea is an important component in Russia's strategy in the evolving Pacific region. Read more…