Rob York

Rob York has worked in journalism for more than 10 years, including three years as the chief editor of a North Korean specialist publication. He has a master's degree in Asian studies.
Rob York
Rob York has worked in journalism for more than 10 years, including three years as the chief editor of a North Korean specialist publication. He has a master's degree in Asian studies.

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Opinion | As Donald Trump threatens Iran, where are the Hong-Kong-style mass protests in the US?

Unlike Hongkongers who challenged their government with large-scale protests this month, the US has not seen major demonstrations over the American president’s threats of military action against North Korea and Iran.

25 Jun 2019 - 4:46AM

Unlike Hongkongers who challenged their government with large-scale protests this month, the US has not seen major demonstrations over the American president’s threats of military action against North Korea and Iran.

As Donald Trump threatens Iran, where are the Hong-Kong-style mass protests in the US?
Opinion | As North Korea doubles down on its nuclear weapons, Trump and the US are stuck with ‘strategic patience’

From the ‘fire and fury’ days of Donald Trump’s opening year as president, the US seems to have come full circle to the Obama era’s approach on North Korea. Slowing the country’s nuclear programme and adjusting militarily to the presence of nuclear weapons on the peninsula are more realistic than demanding complete denuclearisation.

11 Jun 2019 - 11:42PM

From the ‘fire and fury’ days of Donald Trump’s opening year as president, the US seems to have come full circle to the Obama era’s approach on North Korea. Slowing the country’s nuclear programme and adjusting militarily to the presence of nuclear weapons on the peninsula are more realistic than demanding complete denuclearisation.

As North Korea doubles down on its nuclear weapons, Trump and the US are stuck with ‘strategic patience’
Opinion | From North Korea to Iran and the trade war with China, rival countries have started calling Trump’s bluff

Donald Trump got elected promising he could solve disputes in the US’ favour without repeating the Iraq mistake or sacrificing the economy. One by one, other countries have realised he does not have a backup plan when the bluffing fails.

29 May 2019 - 2:23PM

Donald Trump got elected promising he could solve disputes in the US’ favour without repeating the Iraq mistake or sacrificing the economy. One by one, other countries have realised he does not have a backup plan when the bluffing fails.

From North Korea to Iran and the trade war with China, rival countries have started calling Trump’s bluff