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China and North Korea: Still ‘Lips and Teeth’
July 21, 2018
China and North Korea: Still ‘Lips and Teeth’
Those who think the relationship has markedly changed never understood it to begin with.
China and North Korea: Still ‘Lips and Teeth’
US and North Korea Begin Discussion on Returning Remains of US Soldiers
July 17, 2018
US and North Korea Begin Discussion on Returning Remains of US Soldiers
After a missed meeting, North Korean and U.S. representatives met to discuss the return of the remains of U.S. soldiers.
US and North Korea Begin Discussion on Returning Remains of US Soldiers
North Korea's Diplomatic No Show Amplifies Post-Singapore Diplomatic Tensions
July 13, 2018
North Korea's Diplomatic No Show Amplifies Post-Singapore Diplomatic Tensions
The no-show is a well-worn North Korean negotiating tactic, but this time, it highlights growing discord in talks.
North Korea's Diplomatic No Show Amplifies Post-Singapore Diplomatic Tensions
US-North Korea-South Korea: Three's Company or a Crowd?
June 08, 2018
US-North Korea-South Korea: Three's Company or a Crowd?
The Kim-Trump summit is on. What about a trilateral follow-up?
US-North Korea-South Korea: Three's Company or a Crowd?
A Peace Regime on the Korean Peninsula? Not So Fast
April 21, 2018
A Peace Regime on the Korean Peninsula? Not So Fast
This is not the first time the two Koreas have mentioned a formal end to the Korean War. It won't be easy.
A Peace Regime on the Korean Peninsula? Not So Fast
Thinking the Unthinkable: Central Europe at War With North Korea
March 12, 2018
Thinking the Unthinkable: Central Europe at War With North Korea
The “soft” and “light” military capabilities of Central European armies could come in handy if war erupts on the Peninsula.
Thinking the Unthinkable: Central Europe at War With North Korea
George Kennan’s Other Long Telegram — About the Far East
December 05, 2017
George Kennan’s Other Long Telegram — About the Far East
The author of Cold War containment recommended U.S. retrenchment across the board in Asia.
George Kennan’s Other Long Telegram — About the Far East
Is it Time for South Korea to Regain Wartime Operational Control?
October 20, 2017
Is it Time for South Korea to Regain Wartime Operational Control?
President Moon’s recent remarks sparked fierce debate on retrieving South Korea’s wartime operational control from the United States.
Is it Time for South Korea to Regain Wartime Operational Control?
Military Stalemate: How North Korea Could Win a War With the US
October 10, 2017
Military Stalemate: How North Korea Could Win a War With the US
It's time to reexamine the assertion that North Korea’s defeat is preordained.
Military Stalemate: How North Korea Could Win a War With the US
Would North Korea Risk the Death of 10,000 Chinese Citizens to Capture Seoul?
May 04, 2017
Would North Korea Risk the Death of 10,000 Chinese Citizens to Capture Seoul?
A Second Korean War would inevitably lead to Chinese civilian casualties.
Would North Korea Risk the Death of 10,000 Chinese Citizens to Capture Seoul?
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
April 19, 2017
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
The first 24 hours of war on the Korean peninsula could cost hundreds of thousands of lives.
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
Why China's Influence Over North Korea Is Limited
March 02, 2017
Why China's Influence Over North Korea Is Limited
History reveals China has neither the will nor the clout necessary to sway North Korea's decision making.
Why China's Influence Over North Korea Is Limited
Why the Korean War Remained Limited
October 04, 2016
Why the Korean War Remained Limited
How do states evaluate their commitments during wartime?
Why the Korean War Remained Limited
The Soviet Korean Who Ended the Forgotten War
August 24, 2016
The Soviet Korean Who Ended the Forgotten War
The story of General Nam Il's incredible journey from the Russian Far East to North Korea, via Uzbekistan.
The Soviet Korean Who Ended the Forgotten War
Lost and Found in Uzbekistan: The Korean Story, Part 3
June 21, 2016
Lost and Found in Uzbekistan: The Korean Story, Part 3
In the final chapters, the mystery of Fedor Lee is solved and some of the Uzbek Koreans return to North Korea.
Lost and Found in Uzbekistan: The Korean Story, Part 3
On North Korea, US Policymakers Misunderstand the History Between Beijing and Pyongyang
February 12, 2016
On North Korea, US Policymakers Misunderstand the History Between Beijing and Pyongyang
U.S. attempts to outsource its North Korea policy to China will fail. History shows us why.
On North Korea, US Policymakers Misunderstand the History Between Beijing and Pyongyang
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