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Interview: Thomas Byrne on the Future of the US-ROK Alliance
January 19, 2017
Interview: Thomas Byrne on the Future of the US-ROK Alliance
A conversation about prospects for the relationship amid domestic political changes in both countries.
Interview: Thomas Byrne on the Future of the US-ROK Alliance
Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun on South Korea's Political Crisis
January 06, 2017
Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun on South Korea's Political Crisis
Chung Sye-kyun, Speaker of the National Assembly, talks about "Choi-gate" and the future of Korea's foreign relations.
Speaker Chung Sye-Kyun on South Korea's Political Crisis
3 Stages of Park Geun-hye's China Diplomacy
December 29, 2016
3 Stages of Park Geun-hye's China Diplomacy
Park's outreach to China ended in a diplomatic dilemma that will require attention from her successor.
3 Stages of Park Geun-hye's China Diplomacy
South Korea’s THAAD Dilemma Continues
December 16, 2016
South Korea’s THAAD Dilemma Continues
"Neither suspending nor continuing the deployment of THAAD is a palatable choice for South Korea."
South Korea’s THAAD Dilemma Continues
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
December 15, 2016
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
In Southeast and Northeast Asia, old partners are drifting away from the U.S. and toward China.
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
Strategic Implications of South Korea’s Political Scandal
November 03, 2016
Strategic Implications of South Korea’s Political Scandal
The Choi Soon-sil scandal will have serious repercussions for strategic issues such as THAAD and Japan-ROK cooperation.
Strategic Implications of South Korea’s Political Scandal
Have Asia’s Middle Powers Come of Age?
October 07, 2016
Have Asia’s Middle Powers Come of Age?
Recent developments have illustrated that Asia's middle powers are key drivers of strategic change.
Have Asia’s Middle Powers Come of Age?
THAAD and the Sino-South Korean Strategic Dilemma
October 07, 2016
THAAD and the Sino-South Korean Strategic Dilemma
The debate surrounding the THAAD deployment exposes a bigger issue: the strategic dilemma facing South Korea and China.
THAAD and the Sino-South Korean Strategic Dilemma
Senate Republicans Push for Action on China's North Korea Ties
October 04, 2016
Senate Republicans Push for Action on China's North Korea Ties
At a recent hearing, senators pressured State officials to take a tougher line on China's trade with North Korea.
Senate Republicans Push for Action on China's North Korea Ties
South Korea to America: Please Elect Hillary Clinton
October 03, 2016
South Korea to America: Please Elect Hillary Clinton
South Koreans are her biggest fans in Asia, but those hoping for more engagement could be disappointed.
South Korea to America: Please Elect Hillary Clinton
Why China Should Get Behind THAAD in South Korea
September 29, 2016
Why China Should Get Behind THAAD in South Korea
Accepting the deployment of the anti-ballistic missile system is in Beijing’s long-term interests.
Why China Should Get Behind THAAD in South Korea
How North Korea Helped Seal the Deal on THAAD
September 26, 2016
How North Korea Helped Seal the Deal on THAAD
After North Korea's nuclear test, support for THAAD deployment is now the "politically correct" thing to do.
How North Korea Helped Seal the Deal on THAAD
The Real Answer to China's THAAD Dilemma
September 12, 2016
The Real Answer to China's THAAD Dilemma
Retaliation against South Korea won't help. To stop THAAD, China must rethink its North Korea policy.
The Real Answer to China's THAAD Dilemma
North Korea's SLBMs: China's Role and South Korea's Dilemma
September 07, 2016
North Korea's SLBMs: China's Role and South Korea's Dilemma
What enables poverty-stricken North Korea to pursue SLBM technology? In a word: China.
North Korea's SLBMs: China's Role and South Korea's Dilemma
Countering THAAD: North Korea Test Fires Three Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missiles
September 07, 2016
Countering THAAD: North Korea Test Fires Three Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missiles
The missiles hit the water inside Japan’s air defense identification zone in the East China Sea.
Countering THAAD: North Korea Test Fires Three Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missiles
Time for China to Rethink South Korea Relations?
August 09, 2016
Time for China to Rethink South Korea Relations?
China may need to rationally rethink its approach to South Korea.
Time for China to Rethink South Korea Relations?
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