John Kerry: North Korea is 'Quieter' Now
July 23, 2014
John Kerry: North Korea is 'Quieter' Now
North Korea's 'quietness' tells us little about its intentions or of the success of U.S. diplomacy.
John Kerry: North Korea is 'Quieter' Now
North Korean MH17 Scenario Extremely Unlikely
July 22, 2014
North Korean MH17 Scenario Extremely Unlikely
Despite the U.S. banning its aircraft from Pyongyang airspace, the chances of a DPRK missile attack are remote.
North Korean MH17 Scenario Extremely Unlikely
How North Korea Selects its Cheering Squad
July 19, 2014
How North Korea Selects its Cheering Squad
Those hoping to join North Korea's cheering squad in South Korea face stiff competition and extensive surveillance.
How North Korea Selects its Cheering Squad
North Korea’s Schizophrenic Tourist Policy
July 12, 2014
North Korea’s Schizophrenic Tourist Policy
North Korea is desperately trying to attract more tourists, even as it works equally hard to scare them away.
North Korea’s Schizophrenic Tourist Policy
Poll Shows Fracturing North Korean View of Reunification
July 11, 2014
Poll Shows Fracturing North Korean View of Reunification
As hunger rears again, the reasons for supporting reunification are not what Pyongyang would hope.
Poll Shows Fracturing North Korean View of Reunification
Karaoke Returns to North Korea
July 09, 2014
Karaoke Returns to North Korea
Kim Jong-un has ordered that Noraebangs resume operations across the country.
Karaoke Returns to North Korea
Japan and North Korea: Balancing Trilateral Deterrence and Bilateral Progress
July 08, 2014
Japan and North Korea: Balancing Trilateral Deterrence and Bilateral Progress
Is Japan leaving Seoul and Washington in the cold as it pursues diplomacy with North Korea?
Japan and North Korea: Balancing Trilateral Deterrence and Bilateral Progress
Northeast Asia's Diplomatic Status Quo Persists
July 04, 2014
Northeast Asia's Diplomatic Status Quo Persists
There is a flurry of diplomatic activity in Northeast Asia this week, but are things really changing?
Northeast Asia's Diplomatic Status Quo Persists
North Korean 'Peace Proposal' Rejected by South Korea
July 01, 2014
North Korean 'Peace Proposal' Rejected by South Korea
South Korea spurned a peace proposal by the North ahead of Xi Jinping's trip to Seoul.
North Korean 'Peace Proposal' Rejected by South Korea
No, North Korea Did NOT Threaten War Over Seth Rogen Movie
June 28, 2014
No, North Korea Did NOT Threaten War Over Seth Rogen Movie
Media reports claiming the DPRK threatened war over a Seth Rogen and James Franco movie are flat out wrong.
No, North Korea Did NOT Threaten War Over Seth Rogen Movie
A Glimmer of Hope for Inter-Korean Dialogue
June 28, 2014
A Glimmer of Hope for Inter-Korean Dialogue
The Kaesong Committee’s recent meeting made little tangible progress but did set the stage for future meetings.
A Glimmer of Hope for Inter-Korean Dialogue
Is China a Paper Tiger?
June 28, 2014
Is China a Paper Tiger?
Plus, Fukuyama on the absurdity of U.S. foreign policy. Weekend reading links.
Is China a Paper Tiger?
Asia's Most Fragile States Are in South Asia
June 26, 2014
Asia's Most Fragile States Are in South Asia
The Fund for Peace's 2014 Fragile States Index (FSI) scores South Asian states poorly on state stability.
Asia's Most Fragile States Are in South Asia
Time to Actively Deter North Korea
June 25, 2014
Time to Actively Deter North Korea
“It’s time to make North Korea have to worry more about deterring us rather than the other way around.”
Time to Actively Deter North Korea
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
June 20, 2014
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
Their history of territorial and wartime disputes continues to prevent wider cooperation on shared goals in the region.
Japan and South Korea Leave Money on the Table
America’s Air-Sea Battle Plan in Korea
June 20, 2014
America’s Air-Sea Battle Plan in Korea
The U.S. military will adopt ASB as its new warfighting plan in Korea, according to a U.S. military official.
America’s Air-Sea Battle Plan in Korea
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