For Trump the Dealmaker, Troop Pullouts Without Much in Return

WASHINGTON — The Taliban have wanted the United States to pull troops out of Afghanistan, Turkey…

North Korea Rules Out Quick Resumption of ‘Nauseating’ Talks with U.S.

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said on Sunday that it had no desire to engage…

U.S. Nuclear Talks With North Korea Break Down in Hours

The first negotiations in eight months between the Trump administration and North Korea on carrying out…

Me and My Whistleblower

One sunny Wednesday in February, a gangly man in a sports jacket and a partly unbuttoned…

Bolton Criticizes Trump’s Courtship of North Korea

WASHINGTON — In his first public comments since leaving the White House, John R. Bolton, the…

North Korean Envoy Hails Bolton’s Ouster and Trump’s Talk of a New Approach

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s new envoy to nuclear talks with the United States on…

Trump Wants Big Diplomatic Wins. Here Are the Odds.

WASHINGTON — John R. Bolton has left the Situation Room, and President Trump is left at…

Who Could Replace John Bolton?

President Trump on Tuesday announced the departure of John R. Bolton as his national security adviser,…

North Korea Says Hope of More U.S. Talks Is ‘Disappearing’

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said on Saturday that its expectations for more dialogue with…

Waning of American Power? Trump Struggles With an Asia in Crisis

WASHINGTON — For two and a half years, President Trump has said he is finally doing…

North Korea Hints at More Nuclear Tests Unless U.S. Ends Troop Drills With South

SEOUL, South Korea — Only 16 days after President Trump set foot in North Korea to…

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Tuesday escalated its pressure on the United States to…

Trump in Asia: ‘We’re the Hottest Show in Town’

SEOUL, South Korea — At one point during his eventful swing through Asia, President Trump took…

Split Emerges in Administration Over Approach to North Korea Talks

WASHINGTON — As President Trump reveled in his historic weekend stroll into North Korea, administration officials…

A Trio of Unlikely Partners: Kim, Xi and Trump

WASHINGTON — President Trump revels in his friendships with the leaders of China and North Korea,…