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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
Know Thy North Korean Enemy
January 30, 2016
Know Thy North Korean Enemy
America can’t wait for China on the Korean Peninsula.
Know Thy North Korean Enemy
What If the United States had Used the Bomb in Korea?
January 05, 2016
What If the United States had Used the Bomb in Korea?
Cooler heads prevailed in the end, but nuclear use was a real possibility in the Korean War.
What If the United States had Used the Bomb in Korea?
The Declining Power of Inter-Korean Reunions
November 19, 2015
The Declining Power of Inter-Korean Reunions
As historical memories fade, sympathy is waning.
The Declining Power of Inter-Korean Reunions
After Incheon: Containment or Liberation?
September 27, 2015
After Incheon: Containment or Liberation?
The famous landing and its aftermath helped guide U.S. foreign policy doctrine in the postwar period.
After Incheon: Containment or Liberation?
Preparing for the Next Korean War
August 24, 2015
Preparing for the Next Korean War
Why the U.S.-ROK alliance should plan for a limited war on the Korean Peninsula.
Preparing for the Next Korean War
Don't Forget Land Wars in Asia
August 21, 2015
Don't Forget Land Wars in Asia
For all the talk of maritime Asia, we should not forget the importance of land.
Don't Forget Land Wars in Asia
Douglas MacArthur and the Pivot to Asia
February 22, 2015
Douglas MacArthur and the Pivot to Asia
The controversial general would have applauded the U.S. commitment to the Asia-Pacific.
Douglas MacArthur and the Pivot to Asia
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