Olympic Détente Upends U.S. Strategy on North Korea

For the White House, the budding détente scrambles its strategy of pressuring the North, with sanctions and threats of military action, to give up its nuclear arsenal.

Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms

President Trump has not yet approved a draft strategy that would expand “extreme circumstances” for nuclear retaliation to include a crippling cyberattack.

News Analysis: Trump’s Demand to Rewrite Iran Deal Tests a Weakened Diplomatic Corps

The Trump administration is being forced to rethink strategies that were driven largely by military considerations.

Trump Hates the Iran Deal but Won’t Kill It. Why?

Despite tough talk on Iran, President Trump announced that he would waive certain sanctions that keep the nuclear deal in place.

Trump Watches From the Sidelines as the Koreas Begin to Talk

The Trump administration doesn’t oppose diplomatic talks on the Korean Peninsula but worries the North will try to drive a wedge between the United States and South Korea.