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North Korea Flies Trash Balloons Over the South as Kim Jong Un Doubles Down on Satellite Ambitions

North Korea Flies Trash Balloons Over the South as Kim Jong Un Doubles Down on Satellite Ambitions

By Kim Tong-hyung
The balloons, laden with trash and manure, were characterized by North Korean officials as a response to South Korean leafleting campaigns. 

Time for a New Approach to the North Korea Problem. How About Canada?

Time for a New Approach to the North Korea Problem. How About Canada?

By Chan Mo Ku
Canada, with its diplomatic experience as an honest broker and history of track two engagement with North Korea, is well-positioned to try its hand at mediation.
South Korean and US Troops to Begin Major Exercises Next Week

South Korean and US Troops to Begin Major Exercises Next Week

By Hyung-jin Kim
Following expanded weapons tests by North Korea, this year’s Freedom Shield exercise will involve 48 field exercises, double the number conducted last year.

Dual Neutralization as a Pathway to a Denuclearized Korea

Dual Neutralization as a Pathway to a Denuclearized Korea

By Heinz Gärtner and Pascal Lottaz
“Finlandization” for the North and “Austriazation” for the South provide a path toward unification – and denuclearization.

War and Truce: The Korean Armistice at 70

War and Truce: The Korean Armistice at 70

By Se Young Jang
Why was the Korean War never permanently ended? Part of the answer is rooted in the role of South Korea in settling this military conflict.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Promise and Perils for the Japan-South Korea-US Trilateral in 2023

Promise and Perils for the Japan-South Korea-US Trilateral in 2023

By Hanna Foreman and Andrew Yeo
Aside from longstanding historical issues, the three countries will face challenges in sustaining coordination on North Korea and China policy. 

South Korea, US to Begin Expanded Military Drills Next Week

South Korea, US to Begin Expanded Military Drills Next Week

By Kim Tong-Hyung
The exercises will be the largest in years, after the allies canceled some of their regular drills and downsized others to create space for diplomacy with North Korea.
Kim Jong Un Slams South Korean President’s ‘Suicidal’ Military Moves

Kim Jong Un Slams South Korean President’s ‘Suicidal’ Military Moves

By Mitch Shin
Responding to Seoul’s hawkish action against the country, the North Korean leader said his country is ready to mobilize its nuclear war deterrent. 

Unpacking Claims of Secret North Korean Intelligence Operations

Unpacking Claims of Secret North Korean Intelligence Operations

By Jason Bartlett
North Korean intelligence capabilities, tactics, and targets have evolved over the decades.

US Secretaries of State and Defense Hold Talks in South Korea 

US Secretaries of State and Defense Hold Talks in South Korea 

By Mitch Shin
After a joint two-day visit to Japan, the new officials headed to South Korea amid North Korea’s blunt criticism toward Washington. 

Time for India to Try Its Hand at Brokering Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Time for India to Try Its Hand at Brokering Peace on the Korean Peninsula

By Ameya Pratap Singh
India played an important role during the Korean War. Can New Delhi reclaim its pedigree as a peace broker?
North Korea Has a New Foreign Minister, But That Doesn’t Mean a Change in Policy

North Korea Has a New Foreign Minister, But That Doesn’t Mean a Change in Policy

By Dan DePetris
North Korea has a new foreign minister, but don't expect a new denuclearization policy.

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