President Obama has reiterated that the U.S. staunchly supports South Korea following a deadly artillery attack from North Korea earlier this week. U.S. aircraft carriers are being deployed in a show of force as global leaders urge calm. Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon explains that North Korea’s growing nuclear capacity and increasing aggressiveness make this the time to reach consensus.
Initially, it seemed Turkey was seeking a bargain with or financial support from Saudi Arabia. But it increasingly appears that Turkey is seeking to inflict maximum damage on [Mohammad bin Salman].