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US, South Korea Try to Reassure China on THAAD
March 17, 2017
US, South Korea Try to Reassure China on THAAD
China continues to vocally opposed the missile defense system, despite recent statements by the U.S. and South Korea.
US, South Korea Try to Reassure China on THAAD
Revisiting China’s Proposal For Parallel Talks With North Korea
March 16, 2017
Revisiting China’s Proposal For Parallel Talks With North Korea
Exhausting diplomatic options provides greater leverage and legitimacy to take tougher measures in the future.
Revisiting China’s Proposal For Parallel Talks With North Korea
How Did China Lose South Korea?
March 09, 2017
How Did China Lose South Korea?
How did China-South Korea relations fall so far so fast?
How Did China Lose South Korea?
US, South Korea Kick Off Annual Foal Eagle Exercise
March 02, 2017
US, South Korea Kick Off Annual Foal Eagle Exercise
The alliance kicks off its large-scale annual drills.
US, South Korea Kick Off Annual Foal Eagle Exercise
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
February 22, 2017
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
South Korea’s ongoing political crisis is making it difficult to respond effectively to North Korean provocations.
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
Gauging Trump's Approach to the Koreas
February 01, 2017
Gauging Trump's Approach to the Koreas
So far, the new administration is signalling a stronger approach toward Pyongyang.
Gauging Trump's Approach to the Koreas
What to Make of the New US Defense Secretary's 'Apology Tour'
January 27, 2017
What to Make of the New US Defense Secretary's 'Apology Tour'
In Asia next week, it's up to Mattis to salvage key relationships bruised by President Trump's campaign rhetoric.
What to Make of the New US Defense Secretary's 'Apology Tour'
The Future of US-ROK Defense Cost Sharing
January 21, 2017
The Future of US-ROK Defense Cost Sharing
What will happen if Trump makes good on his promise to push U.S. allies for more money?
The Future of US-ROK Defense Cost Sharing
Would South Korea Really Go Nuclear?
December 30, 2016
Would South Korea Really Go Nuclear?
Only if Donald Trump seriously undermines the U.S.-South Korea alliance.
Would South Korea Really Go Nuclear?
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
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?
4 Ways Trump Can Avoid a North Korea Disaster
December 13, 2016
4 Ways Trump Can Avoid a North Korea Disaster
The president-elect should double down on deterrence while he reviews North Korea strategy.
4 Ways Trump Can Avoid a North Korea Disaster
South Korea Fears Trump Wild Card on Pyongyang
November 10, 2016
South Korea Fears Trump Wild Card on Pyongyang
With South Korea beset by scandal and Trump headed to the White House, where does that leave the U.S.-ROK alliance?
South Korea Fears Trump Wild Card on Pyongyang
THAAD Coming to South Korea in 8-10 Months: Top US Commander
November 05, 2016
THAAD Coming to South Korea in 8-10 Months: Top US Commander
The top U.S. commander in South Korea clarifies a timeline for the deployment of the first battery.
THAAD Coming to South Korea in 8-10 Months: Top US Commander
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
A Tougher Approach on North Korean Nukes
September 30, 2016
A Tougher Approach on North Korean Nukes
A change in approach by the U.S.-ROK alliance could pay long-term dividends.
A Tougher Approach on North Korean Nukes
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