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US Voices Exasperation Over Japan-ROK Disputes
August 21, 2014
US Voices Exasperation Over Japan-ROK Disputes
Bickering complicates U.S. strategy in Northeast Asia and could lead to a less effective alliance.
US Voices Exasperation Over Japan-ROK Disputes
North Korea: China's Largest Drug Dealer?
August 21, 2014
North Korea: China's Largest Drug Dealer?
North Korea is likely to be a major target in China's new war on drugs.
North Korea: China's Largest Drug Dealer?
China's New Age of Military Diplomacy
August 21, 2014
China's New Age of Military Diplomacy
The PLA has expanded its presence and influence in the international military community over the last year.
China's New Age of Military Diplomacy
Pope Francis: Modest Diplomatic Gains in Asia
August 20, 2014
Pope Francis: Modest Diplomatic Gains in Asia
The diplomatic breakthroughs were small but steady during the pope's first visit to the region.
Pope Francis: Modest Diplomatic Gains in Asia
South Korea's Eurasia Ambitions
August 20, 2014
South Korea's Eurasia Ambitions
The Park Geun-hye administration is using inter-Korean relations to bolster its larger regional strategy.
South Korea's Eurasia Ambitions
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
August 20, 2014
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
Despite close ties, Beijing and Seoul's divergent interests, as well as regional politics, preclude a formal alliance.
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
August 19, 2014
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
50,000 ROK troops and 30,000 U.S. troops are involved in the 2014 Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise.
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
August 19, 2014
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
On his last day in South Korea, the pope greeted Korean "comfort women."
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
August 18, 2014
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
The Obama Administration’s policy of 'strategic patience' is wearing thin.
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
Will Indonesia Save the Six Party Talks?
August 16, 2014
Will Indonesia Save the Six Party Talks?
North Korea wants Indonesia to potentially advocate on its behalf on the world stage.
Will Indonesia Save the Six Party Talks?
How Will the Ukrainian Crisis Affect Russia's Approach to Asia?
August 16, 2014
How Will the Ukrainian Crisis Affect Russia's Approach to Asia?
How will the conflict in Eastern Ukraine affect Russia’s future engagement with East Asia?
How Will the Ukrainian Crisis Affect Russia's Approach to Asia?
Ford, Kissinger and US Asia-Pacific Policy
August 15, 2014
Ford, Kissinger and US Asia-Pacific Policy
The US today could draw some useful lessons for its Asia policy from the administration of President Gerald Ford.
Ford, Kissinger and US Asia-Pacific Policy
The Need to Tread Cautiously on a US-Vietnam Nuclear Deal
August 15, 2014
The Need to Tread Cautiously on a US-Vietnam Nuclear Deal
‘It would be unwise to dismiss the dangers of a liberal approach to Vietnamese proliferation.’
The Need to Tread Cautiously on a US-Vietnam Nuclear Deal
Pyongyang’s New Demands Could Derail Japanese Abductee Negotiations
August 15, 2014
Pyongyang’s New Demands Could Derail Japanese Abductee Negotiations
New requests for aid could raise the costs of Japan’s continued cooperation with the Hermit Kingdom.
Pyongyang’s New Demands Could Derail Japanese Abductee Negotiations
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
August 15, 2014
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
In response to a UN report this spring, North Korea will publish its own report on human rights in the DPRK
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
August 15, 2014
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
Pope Francis' offer for North Korean citizens to attend a peace and reconciliation mass was turned down.
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
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