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'Sleepwalking into A War' May Be Another Big Blunder on the Korean Peninsula
September 23, 2017
'Sleepwalking into A War' May Be Another Big Blunder on the Korean Peninsula
U.S. policy inconsistency matched with North Korean nuclear ambitions is a dangerous mix.
'Sleepwalking into A War' May Be Another Big Blunder on the Korean Peninsula
South Korea's Heated Debate Over the Possibility of Tactical Nukes
September 22, 2017
South Korea's Heated Debate Over the Possibility of Tactical Nukes
The possible deployment of tactical nukes is a hot topic for the opposition in Seoul.
South Korea's Heated Debate Over the Possibility of Tactical Nukes
Trump Administration Introduces New Executive Order on North Korea Sanctions
September 22, 2017
Trump Administration Introduces New Executive Order on North Korea Sanctions
The new sanctions expand the authority of the U.S. Treasury Department to implement secondary sanctions.
Trump Administration Introduces New Executive Order on North Korea Sanctions
Market Prices in North Korea Rise Sharply After Recent Sanctions and Tensions
September 19, 2017
Market Prices in North Korea Rise Sharply After Recent Sanctions and Tensions
North Korea’s domestic economy may be very resilient but it is not beyond the reach of international tensions.
Market Prices in North Korea Rise Sharply After Recent Sanctions and Tensions
Strife in South Korea Over Politics in Public Broadcasting
September 15, 2017
Strife in South Korea Over Politics in Public Broadcasting
Accusations of political bias run rampant, with two broadcasting unions going on strike.
Strife in South Korea Over Politics in Public Broadcasting
UN Security Council Adopts New Sanctions After North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test
September 12, 2017
UN Security Council Adopts New Sanctions After North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test
The new sanctions encompass a cap on fuel exports to the rogue state.
UN Security Council Adopts New Sanctions After North Korea's Sixth Nuclear Test
South Korea Keeps Calm and Carries On
September 06, 2017
South Korea Keeps Calm and Carries On
An American in South Korea reflects on the impact of North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests on everyday life.
South Korea Keeps Calm and Carries On
Is Public Diplomacy the Key to Unlocking China-South Korea Relations?
August 28, 2017
Is Public Diplomacy the Key to Unlocking China-South Korea Relations?
It may not be so simple.
Is Public Diplomacy the Key to Unlocking China-South Korea Relations?
North Korea’s Impending Perfect Storm
August 25, 2017
North Korea’s Impending Perfect Storm
Severe drought and deforestation puts the country a few major downpours away from devastation.
North Korea’s Impending Perfect Storm
South Korea: You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!
August 15, 2017
South Korea: You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!
On Liberation Day, let’s take note of Seoul’s many successes.
South Korea: You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!
Time for ‘Implementation Diplomacy’ on North Korea
August 15, 2017
Time for ‘Implementation Diplomacy’ on North Korea
There are no quick fixes for the North Korean threat; attempts at rushed solutions and grand bargains risk unintended consequences.
Time for ‘Implementation Diplomacy’ on North Korea
Lights Out for South Korea's Nuclear Export Ambitions
August 12, 2017
Lights Out for South Korea's Nuclear Export Ambitions
President Moon's decision to phase out nuclear energy will undercut South Korea's role in the global industry.
Lights Out for South Korea's Nuclear Export Ambitions
North Korea Rebukes Russia’s Denial of Its ICBM Launch
August 11, 2017
North Korea Rebukes Russia’s Denial of Its ICBM Launch
Russia called North Korea's missile fired on July 4 an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) rather than an ICBM
North Korea Rebukes Russia’s Denial of Its ICBM Launch
North Korea’s ICBMs: What Now?
August 09, 2017
North Korea’s ICBMs: What Now?
Pyongyang's ICBMs do little to change the overall U.S.-DPRK strategic calculus.
North Korea’s ICBMs: What Now?
Why Did the UAE Purchase Weapons From North Korea?
August 08, 2017
Why Did the UAE Purchase Weapons From North Korea?
Why a U.S. Gulf ally maintains a covert military trade with Pyongyang.
Why Did the UAE Purchase Weapons From North Korea?
Will the Latest UN Sanctions on North Korea Actually Matter?
August 07, 2017
Will the Latest UN Sanctions on North Korea Actually Matter?
The sanctions have new scope, but use the same tools. Will implementation be any different?
Will the Latest UN Sanctions on North Korea Actually Matter?
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