A Timely Guide to the North Korea Crisis

People who live in Guam and the nearby Northern Mariana Islands talked about finding themselves suddenly in the cross hairs. Photo A United States Air Force airplane at the Osan U.S. Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, on Thursday, as tension with North Korea remained high. Credit Yonhap, via Associated …

As Trump Unnerves Asia, China Sees an Opening

“The Chinese don’t like North Korea’s nuclear program, but the current situation does serve their longer-term interests in eroding American leadership, because it provides a whole new set of circumstances in which America shows its weakness,” said Hugh White, a former senior defense strategist in the Australian government. Mr. Trump’s …