Can Obama Save the Asia Pivot?
April 19, 2014
Can Obama Save the Asia Pivot?
Our U.S. Editors discuss President Obama's upcoming trip to Asia and potentially stabilizing developments in Asia.
Can Obama Save the Asia Pivot?
284 Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks
April 17, 2014
284 Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks
284 people are missing after a South Korean ferry headed to Jeju-do, off the southern tip of the Korean peninsula, sank
284 Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks
Is Korean Stability Unraveling?
April 05, 2014
Is Korean Stability Unraveling?
The Diplomat U.S. editors discuss recent developments on the Korean peninsula.
Is Korean Stability Unraveling?
North Korea's Drones: Threat or No Threat?
April 05, 2014
North Korea's Drones: Threat or No Threat?
North Korea managed to fly (and crash) a couple rudimentary drones over Seoul. Do its drones pose a threat?
North Korea's Drones: Threat or No Threat?
South Korea Extends Ballistic Missile Range
April 04, 2014
South Korea Extends Ballistic Missile Range
South Korea says it tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 500 km, and that’s only the start.
South Korea Extends Ballistic Missile Range
Prudence and Proportionality on the Korean Peninsula
April 02, 2014
Prudence and Proportionality on the Korean Peninsula
South Korea responding to North Korean shelling will not be hugely destabilizing.
Prudence and Proportionality on the Korean Peninsula
The New (and Dangerous) Normal in Korea
April 01, 2014
The New (and Dangerous) Normal in Korea
South Korea will no longer exercise restraint in responding to the North's provocations.
The New (and Dangerous) Normal in Korea
South Korea Takes Delivery of C-130J Super Hercules
March 31, 2014
South Korea Takes Delivery of C-130J Super Hercules
South Korea adds a C-130 J, India investigates a C-130 J crash, and more.
South Korea Takes Delivery of C-130J Super Hercules
North and South Korea Exchange Fire
March 31, 2014
North and South Korea Exchange Fire
Artillery shells land on both sides of the Northern Limit Line as tensions reach a boiling point.
North and South Korea Exchange Fire
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
March 26, 2014
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
Igor Sechin, CEO of Rosneft, is on a tour of Japan, India, South Korea and Vietnam.
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
South Korea to Purchase F-35s
March 25, 2014
South Korea to Purchase F-35s
South Korea has officially selected the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to replace its aging F-4 and F-5 fleet.
South Korea to Purchase F-35s
East Asia Arms Imports Surged by 25% in 2013
March 21, 2014
East Asia Arms Imports Surged by 25% in 2013
According to IHS Jane’s, East Asia’s arms imports increased by one-fourth in 2013. India’s increased by $1.8 billion.
East Asia Arms Imports Surged by 25% in 2013
China Draws ‘Red Line’ on US, Not North Korea
March 11, 2014
China Draws ‘Red Line’ on US, Not North Korea
Western media outlets reported this weekend that China’s FM Wang Yi drew a “red line” against Pyongyang. He didn’t.
China Draws ‘Red Line’ on US, Not North Korea
Survey: South Koreans Prefer Kim Jong-un to Shinzo Abe
March 05, 2014
Survey: South Koreans Prefer Kim Jong-un to Shinzo Abe
For the first time, Shinzo Abe is perceived less favorably than Kim Jong-un in South Korea.
Survey: South Koreans Prefer Kim Jong-un to Shinzo Abe
The Long Road Back to the Six Party Talks
February 28, 2014
The Long Road Back to the Six Party Talks
The Six Party Talks might be back on the horizon. What will it take to get them going again?
The Long Road Back to the Six Party Talks
North Korea Launches Four Short-Range Missiles
February 28, 2014
North Korea Launches Four Short-Range Missiles
The missile launch follows a naval provocation earlier this week.
North Korea Launches Four Short-Range Missiles
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