Showing posts from December 31, 2017

North Korea May Be Trying to Drive a Wedge Between the United States and South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is likely trying to drive a wedge between the United States and South Korea with his uncharacteristic offer of an olive branch to Seoul, according to the Atlantic Council’s Robert A. Manning.

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Protests in Iran

Iran has been rocked by the most significant protests in almost a decade. At least twenty people have been killed.

Amir Handjani, a senior fellow in the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and a Council board member, discussed the reason for the protests, the Iranian government’s response, and how US President Donald J. Trump should respond (Spoiler alert: Handjani says Trump should be frugal in his commentary on the situation). Here are excerpts from Handjani’s interview with the New Atlanticist’s Ashish Kumar Sen.