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Is North Korea Developing Sea-Based Ballistic Missiles?
October 30, 2014
Is North Korea Developing Sea-Based Ballistic Missiles?
Evidence from satellite imagery suggests that North Korea is actively developing sea-based ballistic missiles.
Is North Korea Developing Sea-Based Ballistic Missiles?
North Korea: Defectors and Their Skeptics
October 29, 2014
North Korea: Defectors and Their Skeptics
Some skeptics are publicly doubting the horrific stories being told by North Korean defectors.
North Korea: Defectors and Their Skeptics
North Korea’s Charm Offensive: New Cards, Same Player
October 29, 2014
North Korea’s Charm Offensive: New Cards, Same Player
China's tougher stance towards North Korea may be driving Pyongyang's current wave of outreach.
North Korea’s Charm Offensive: New Cards, Same Player
South Korean Prosecutors Call for Death Penalty for Sewol Captain
October 29, 2014
South Korean Prosecutors Call for Death Penalty for Sewol Captain
Prosecutors are seeking the death sentence in two high-profile cases in South Korea.
South Korean Prosecutors Call for Death Penalty for Sewol Captain
A Last Ditch Meeting Over Japan’s Abductees
October 28, 2014
A Last Ditch Meeting Over Japan’s Abductees
Without progress in Pyongyang this week, the investigation may derail completely.
A Last Ditch Meeting Over Japan’s Abductees
South Korean Politics Drive OPCON Transfer
October 28, 2014
South Korean Politics Drive OPCON Transfer
The issue of operational control in South Korea has long been held prisoner to fickle domestic politics.
South Korean Politics Drive OPCON Transfer
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
October 28, 2014
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
Plus, China's subs go global, the IAF's poor serviceability rate, Pakistan's COAS visits the U.S. and more. Links.
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
US-China Need a Missile Launch Notification Deal
October 27, 2014
US-China Need a Missile Launch Notification Deal
The United States and China should establish an advance launch notification agreement for long-range missile systems.
US-China Need a Missile Launch Notification Deal
Korea’s Branding Woes
October 26, 2014
Korea’s Branding Woes
‘The Republic of Korea is a country rich in history, culture and creativity. It’s time to get the word out.’
Korea’s Branding Woes
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
October 25, 2014
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
The top U.S. military officer in Korea says that Pyongyang can place a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile.
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
October 25, 2014
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
Plus, U.S. and South Korea delay OPCON transfer, PLAN adds a mine countermeasure vessel, and life in North Korea. Weekend links.
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
Kerry: Return to Six Party Talks Possible 'in the Next Weeks, Months'
October 25, 2014
Kerry: Return to Six Party Talks Possible 'in the Next Weeks, Months'
Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S.still wants concrete commitments from Pyongyang before talks resume.
Kerry: Return to Six Party Talks Possible 'in the Next Weeks, Months'
X-Band and THAAD as Good as Anti-China Trilateral Defense Agreement?
October 24, 2014
X-Band and THAAD as Good as Anti-China Trilateral Defense Agreement?
The U.S. transfer of high-end hardware seeks to put China in an ever-shrinking security box.
X-Band and THAAD as Good as Anti-China Trilateral Defense Agreement?
South Korea Scraps 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
October 24, 2014
South Korea Scraps 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
North Korea had long seen the tower as a tool of psychological warfare.
South Korea Scraps 'Christmas Tower' Near North Korean Border
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
October 23, 2014
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
“The country’s closed" until further notice, a travel agency specializing in North Korea said.
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
October 23, 2014
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
Strategic issues are not the only driver behind the recent incidents involving Chinese fishermen.
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
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