Shaping Northeast Asia’s Future
April 22, 2016
Shaping Northeast Asia’s Future
An idea put forward by Korean President Park Geun-hye deserves support.
Shaping Northeast Asia’s Future
Young South Koreans' Realpolitik Attitude Towards the North
January 16, 2016
Young South Koreans' Realpolitik Attitude Towards the North
Young South Koreans are more likely to be hawkish toward North Korea -- particularly in the face of provocations.
Young South Koreans' Realpolitik Attitude Towards the North
What Do Chinese Netizens Think of North Korea?
November 08, 2015
What Do Chinese Netizens Think of North Korea?
Chinese netizens believe North Korea's current path is not sustainable.
What Do Chinese Netizens Think of North Korea?
How South Korea's Growing Multiculturalism Could Complicate Unification
October 31, 2015
How South Korea's Growing Multiculturalism Could Complicate Unification
A new report underscores the challenges of integrating "new Koreans" in the event of national unification.
How South Korea's Growing Multiculturalism Could Complicate Unification
Interview: What Prospects for Korean Unification?
September 17, 2015
Interview: What Prospects for Korean Unification?
Cho Han-bum of the Korea Institute for National Unification on inter-Korean relations and the specifics of unification.
Interview: What Prospects for Korean Unification?
The Perils of Korean Unification
February 23, 2015
The Perils of Korean Unification
Any discussion of a united Korea’s economic future must consider the potential for a perilous and drawn-out transition.
The Perils of Korean Unification
How China Could Benefit From a United Korea
January 14, 2014
How China Could Benefit From a United Korea
China's North Korea strategy is pinned on preventing Korean unification. But would that really be so bad for China?
How China Could Benefit From a United Korea
Must China Fear a Unified Korea?
April 17, 2013
Must China Fear a Unified Korea?
It’s possible that Beijing may gain strategically from a unified Korea relative to Washington, or at least not be adversely affected by it.
Must China Fear a Unified Korea?
If Korea Were to Unite...
January 31, 2013
If Korea Were to Unite...
The balance of power in Northeast Asia could be dropped on its head. Old tensions — and new ones– could be unleashed.
If Korea Were to Unite...
Would China Block Korean Unification?
January 27, 2013
Would China Block Korean Unification?
With some arguing China is turning North Korea into a 21st-century tributary state, it can’t stop its reunification with the South.
Would China Block Korean Unification?
Unification Indifference
September 12, 2011
Unification Indifference
South Koreans haven’t turned against unification with North Korea. They’re just indifferent over the issue.
Unification Indifference
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