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After Historic Walk into North Korea, Trump Must Continue Sanctions
After Historic Walk into North Korea, Trump Must Continue Sanctions

When we see those striking images of President Trump standing beside Kim Jong-un, we are not looking at a great American achievement. We are looking at a concession.

Trump, Kim, and the Challenge of Peace
Trump, Kim, and the Challenge of Peace

While many are hopeful about the current back and forth between Trump and Kim, the history of US-North Korea relations gives little cause for hope.

Trump's Long Strange Trip
Trump’s Long, Strange Trip

Trump’s recent trip to Brussels, the UK, and Helsinki for the now infamous Putin summit has the president appearing in a different light

Should Trump-Putin Meeting Cause Alarm?
Should Trump-Putin Meeting Cause Alarm?

Christians should not be overly concerned about Trump meeting Putin, for now at least.

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Reflections on a Handshake (Antesummit)

Was it right for President Trump to meet with Kim Jong Un? Christian reflection insists that politics cannot be separated from ethics. Can peace be separated from justice?

Providence Week in Review, June 1: East Asia and Human Rights
Providence Week in Review, June 1: East Asia and Human Rights

This week at Providence we focused on East Asian issues, including religious persecution in China against both Christians and Muslims and whether Trump should address human rights in North Korea if he meets Kim Jong-un.

Should Human Rights Be on the Table in Korea Talks?
To Meet or Not to Meet? North Korean Interests, Ideals, and Summits

If Trump can somehow cajole or charm Kim into beginning a process that would allow the North Korean people to be treated like people, that would be a win for humanity.

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In Korea, “Tough Talk” Seems to Translate Well

Christians recognize the power of speech; after all, God brought the world into being with a Word. What we say has the ability to shape reality. Sometimes harsh language says it best.

What to Expect from the Inter-Korean Summit
What to Expect from the Inter-Korean Summit

The US and South Korea should have contingencies ready in case negotiations with North Korea don’t go as planned.