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Alan Romberg quoted in Newsweek on Trump's Response Towards North Korea

WASHINGTON, April 7 (Yonhap) -- In the run-up to this week's first meetings with China's leader, U.S. President Donald Trump talked repeatedly and tough about how serious the problem of North Korea has become, even calling it a "humanity problem." -snip-

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Michael Krepon's Op-ed in The New York Times on the Nuclear Button

WASHINGTON — As we mark the centenary of the United States’ entry into World War I, I recall the words of a participant in the Versailles Treaty, which ended that conflict. “This isn’t a treaty of peace,” the American diplomat William Bullitt declared.

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Yun Sun quoted in The Korea Times on North Korean Nuclear Tests

Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se ruled out the possibility of the United States carrying out a unilateral strike against North Korea as concern is growing that Pyongyang might conduct another nuclear test this weekend. -snip-

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Aditi Gorur quoted in Associated Press on UN Peacekeeping in Haiti

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to end the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti in mid-October after 13 years, sending a strong signal that the international community believes the impoverished Caribbean nation is stabilizing after successful elections.

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Sameer Lalwani quoted in Khaleej Times on Kulbhushan Jadhav's Execution

Top US experts have expressed concern over Pakistan's decision to give the death penalty to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav as they warned that Islamabad wants to send a "strong message" to India against isolating it on the world stage. -snip-

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Michael Krepon's Op-ed in Arms Control Wonk on Counterforce Compulsion in South Asia

Vipin Narang stirred up a tempest at the Carnegie Endowment’s Nukefest by warning that a serious revision of Indian nuclear doctrine may be in the offing – even to the extent of entertaining pre-emptive strikes against Pakistan’s nuclear deterrent.

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David Michel quoted in New Security Beat on Water Scarcity

Water scarcity has contributed to an “arc of instability” characterized by conflict and displacement that stretches from West Africa to the Middle East, said a panel of experts at the Wilson Center on March 1.  -snip-

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Yun Sun quoted in The Korea Herald on Military Action in Korea

With a US aircraft carrier group making its way to South Korean waters, rumors are surfacing in South Korea that a war is imminent.  -snip-

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Alan Romberg interviewed in The Hankyoreh on U.S.-China Meeting

Hankyoreh (Hani): What’s your overall assessment of the recent US-China summit at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida? Was it more successful than you expected?

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Yun Sun quoted in The World Post on Chinese-North Korean Relations

China ordered ships laden with North Korean coal, the isolated nation’s most important export, to return home full this month after promising in February to suspend imports of the fuel for the rest of the year. -snip-

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