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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
North Korea’s Curious Detainee Release
October 22, 2014
North Korea’s Curious Detainee Release
Why has Pyongyang decided to free Jeffrey Fowle now?
North Korea’s Curious Detainee Release
North Korea Lashes Out as International Criminal Court Threat Looms
October 22, 2014
North Korea Lashes Out as International Criminal Court Threat Looms
A North Korean diplomat strongly rejected accusations that human rights violations are taking place in North Korea.
North Korea Lashes Out as International Criminal Court Threat Looms
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
October 22, 2014
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
"China as a liberal democracy would be a much more nationalist, much more dangerous country."
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
Kim Jong-un: A Fashion Icon
October 21, 2014
Kim Jong-un: A Fashion Icon
Kim Jong-un's paeki hairstyle is taking North Korea by storm.
Kim Jong-un: A Fashion Icon
India Steps Up Defense Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives
October 21, 2014
India Steps Up Defense Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives
Also, India and China hold exercises, Pakistan-Iran tensions rise, a Korean standoff, and more. Defense links.
India Steps Up Defense Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
October 21, 2014
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
The U.S. and China make some progress on global issues, but remain largely entrenched on bilateral problems.
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
North Korea to Engage or Provoke?
October 20, 2014
North Korea to Engage or Provoke?
North Korea’s erratic behavior continues to draw regional diplomatic attention.
North Korea to Engage or Provoke?
South Korea’s Coast Guard Is Here to Stay
October 20, 2014
South Korea’s Coast Guard Is Here to Stay
The recent incident with Chinese fishermen has nullified President Park's pledge to abolish the ROK Coast Guard.
South Korea’s Coast Guard Is Here to Stay
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