Christopher R Hill

Christopher R Hill

Opinion

After Kim Jong-il

Has Kim Jong-il's death created a new opportunity for dialogue between the US, South Korea, China and North Korea?

After Kim Jong-il

Politics

A shift from the Middle East to the Pacific

The US should balance the need for responsible military drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan, says the author.

A shift from the Middle East to the Pacific

Politics

The personal ties that bind

The Congress-approved free trade deal is expected to bring the leaders of the US and South Korea closer together.

The personal ties that bind

Politics

The Arab Spring's unintended consequences

In Iraq, sectarian violence continues to flare - this year being the costliest for the US since the 2007 surge.

The Arab Spring's unintended consequences

Politics

Beyond NATO's Libyan redemption

The real test for NATO is to achieve a successful, politically stable regime with enduring peace.

Beyond NATO's Libyan redemption

Politics

The fiscal isolationism of the United States

The US budget crisis hurt its citizens, but will also impact the country's foreign policy.

The fiscal isolationism of the United States

Politics

NATO must prevail

NATO must be trusted and supported in the event of war and conflict, as vulnerable countries have much to lose.

NATO must prevail

Politics

Arab Spring shifts focus from 'peace process'

Despite post-revolution time spent restructuring countries, Israeli-Palestinian peace remains key to the Middle East.

Arab Spring shifts focus from 'peace process'

Politics

Advise and relent: Working toward democracy

Countries transitioning to democracy require long term development capacity, not just lectures from Western governments.

Advise and relent: Working toward democracy

Humanitarian crises

Food for thought in North Korea

Officials in Seoul face a choice: Whether or not to use starvation as a weapon to bring down the regime to its north.

Food for thought in North Korea