Why would anyone "beg for war," in the words of American ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley? Why would anyone say such a thing, when they seem to gain so little from war? The consequences of a general war on the Korean peninsula are obvious to anyone who's bothered with half an article from a … Continue reading North Korea, America, China, And The Credibility Gap
The Trump administration is rattling a saber at Pyongyang. Are they madmen on purpose, or just actually madmen?
Surely you know already the tripwire: Taiwan is a de facto country but a de jure province of mainland China. The People's Republic wants to bring it back under mainland China's rule, while the people of Taiwan want exactly the opposite. Moreover, Taiwan's military security is guaranteed by the United States via the Taiwan Relations Act … Continue reading Why Taiwan (Still) Could Start World War III
Japan is readying for war for the first time since 1945. Why would the U.S. think this is a good idea?