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The Six-Party Talks in Context

By Hunter Huillet Denuclearization talks have come to the forefront of the Trump administration’s foreign policy concerns and now even tops the list of international issues. Negotiations with North Korea have been pursued for many years and over numerous administrations with varying success. Some of the most in-depth and involved…

Mongolia and North Korea

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By Taylor Hill Mongolia, once the center of the largest contiguous land empire of all time, is now seldom seriously considered in terms of current global politics. In fact, when U.S. National Security advisor John Bolton was assigned to visit Mongolia during President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un, it…

South East Asian Countries Reject the West’s Trash

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By: Jacob Crandall For years the United States and other Western countries sold millions of tons of used soda bottles, juice containers, shampoo bottles, and other plastics to be recycled into new products in China.  At the end of 2018, China halted their imports of recyclables, creating a crisis for…

Japan’s Role in Denuclearization Negotiations

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By Hunter Huillet Kim Jong-Un’s 2017 threat to “bring nuclear clouds to the Japanese archipelago”[1] shocked the world and forced Japan to recognize that their small, North Korean neighbor was a significant threat to the safety of their country, and they meant business. Though North Korean missile tests began as…

Rising Tensions in the U.S.-China Trade War

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What are the implications of the current “trade war” between the United States and China? Where will the continuing negotiations lead each of these countries in their development, and relationships with one another as the top two-producing countries in the world? During my time living in mainland China several years…