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Trump, Moon, and the US-South Korea Alliance
June 01, 2017
Trump, Moon, and the US-South Korea Alliance
Trust issues, rather than policy differences, drive anxiety in the U.S.-Korea relationship.
Trump, Moon, and the US-South Korea Alliance
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
May 16, 2017
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
The United States would do well to start dealing with North Korea as if it was already in possession of an ICBM.
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
No, South Korea's New President Is Not 'Anti-American'
May 10, 2017
No, South Korea's New President Is Not 'Anti-American'
South Korea's new president may seek more independence within the alliance, but he's not anti-American.
No, South Korea's New President Is Not 'Anti-American'
Under Trump, A Looming North Korean ICBM Threat Brings Alliance 'Decoupling' Fears Back to East Asia
May 02, 2017
Under Trump, A Looming North Korean ICBM Threat Brings Alliance 'Decoupling' Fears Back to East Asia
How long until Trump wonders out loud why the U.S. should risk American cities for Korean and Japanese cities?
Under Trump, A Looming North Korean ICBM Threat Brings Alliance 'Decoupling' Fears Back to East Asia
Trump’s Mafia Diplomacy Rattles South Korea
May 01, 2017
Trump’s Mafia Diplomacy Rattles South Korea
Trump fundamentally misunderstands the function of U.S. alliances, but others are working to mitigate the damage.
Trump’s Mafia Diplomacy Rattles South Korea
US National Security Chief Confirms No Plans to Charge South Korea for THAAD
May 01, 2017
US National Security Chief Confirms No Plans to Charge South Korea for THAAD
Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster manages the fallout from Trump's THAAD comments.
US National Security Chief Confirms No Plans to Charge South Korea for THAAD
$1 Billion For THAAD? Trump Chips Away at the US-South Korea Alliance
April 28, 2017
$1 Billion For THAAD? Trump Chips Away at the US-South Korea Alliance
Slowly but surely, Trump chips away at the foundations for reassurance in the U.S.-South Korea alliance.
$1 Billion For THAAD? Trump Chips Away at the US-South Korea Alliance
What's the Big Deal About These US-South Korea Military Exercises?
March 23, 2017
What's the Big Deal About These US-South Korea Military Exercises?
A closer look at the costs and benefits of the annual Foal Eagle-Key Resolve exercises.
What's the Big Deal About These US-South Korea Military Exercises?
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
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