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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
By Dan DePetris
North Korea has a new foreign minister, but don't expect a new denuclearization policy.
Don’t Lose Sight of Under-the-Hood Changes to South Korea’s Defense Posture
By Brad Glosserman and S. Paul Choi
South Korea’s defense posture is undergoing important and underappreciated changes, which bear on its alliance with the United States.
Chinese Foreign Minister Visits North Korea
By Ankit Panda
Wang Yi’s visit is being presented as a follow-up on the June visit to Pyongyang by Chinese leader Xi Jinping.