Each time Beijing's leaders were offered the chance to deal with their troublesome neighbor, they backed down.
The real danger stems from an escalation in tension in the Korean Peninsula that could spiral out of control.
The unification of North with South is not going to happen anyway, due to economic costs and political constraints.
Kennedy and Johnson faced the same as Trump, a hostile dictatorship that developed a nuclear bomb.
Trump's "fire and fury" statement may put our allies' security at risk by escalating the crisis.
Americans, bitten by wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam, are highly averse to waging new ones.
A unilateral use of force is unconstitutional as it would violate Article 2(4) of the U.N. Charter.
Threatening North Korea with destruction promises to deepen the suffering the Kims have inflicted on their people.
America should withdraw from the Korea peninsula and let South Korea deal with Kim Jong Un.
Michael Rubin tells how weakness and naivety has led successive U.S. presidents to enable North Korea's quest for nukes.
Discord over health care and ignoring Asian and European security is benefiting N. Korea and China.
After being accused by the U.K. and Australia of not doing enough on North Korea, China said it didn't start the nuclear crisis and didn't have the solution.
The HMS Queen Elizabeth and the HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carriers are being sent to underline London's belief in a "rules-based international system" of trade.
China's Haiyi (or "Sea Wings") unmanned underwater glider has broken world records and can instantly detect U.S. submarines in the tense South China Sea.
The China-North Korea relationship is stormy. And China needs the cheap labor and raw materials.
Putin and Xi have already made moves to shield N.Korea from U.S. pressure.
Should he order North Korea's next tested missile to be shot down?
A U.S. warship sailed through the South China Sea where Taiwan, Vietnam and China all have territorial claims.
Amid renewed political tensions with the U.S., China has reportedly pursued a military buildup on the disputed Spratly Islands.
Is this the beginning of the end for the South China Sea conflict?
Images show planes that can detect heat waves, drones, and submarine periscopes being deployed in the South China Sea.
Duterte had previously warned the international community from "meddling" in the Philippines' affairs.
Following a joint Air Force and Navy drill in the contested waterway, China says it will continue to defend its national sovereignty.
China's relationship with South China Sea neighbors is often contentious.