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.

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.

Korean War, a ‘Forgotten’ Conflict That Shaped the Modern World

The three-year conflict set the stage for decades of tension on the Korean Peninsula, but today many Americans know little about it.

‘Comfort Women’ Statue in San Francisco Leads a Japanese City to Cut Ties

A long-running dispute between South Korea and Japan was reignited by a memorial for women who were sex slaves during World War II.

Fact Check: Examining Trump’s Asia Deals That He Says Are Worth Billions

Abroad this week, President Trump said he struck deals with China, Japan and South Korea — citing earlier agreements and relying on wishful thinking.

U.S. and South Korea Near Completion of Missile-Defense System

North Korea’s nuclear detonation over the weekend spurred the deployment of the rest of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, which is designed to stop missiles from the North.