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Dr. Stephen Schwalbe

South Korea Should Not Be So Quick to Offer a Peace Treaty to Pyongyang

South Korea recently proposed that the U.S. negotiate a peace treaty with North Korea that would officially end the Korean War.

North Korean Nuclear Disarmament Must Precede a US Military Withdrawal from South Korea

A peace treaty involving the U.S., China and North Korea should only be contemplated once it has been determined that North Korea is denuclearized.

China’s Real Intent in the Spratly Islands

Spratly Islands: These islets now have a permanent 10,000-foot runway, anti-aircraft guns and living facilities. And...China is occupying them.

Poverty in America: Are Welfare Efforts Truly Making a Difference to the Poor?

Forty-three million Americans currently live in poverty, and the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the official poverty rate in 2016 was 12.7 percent.