Northeast Asia’s Changing Security Environment
By Bolor Lkhaajav
Worsening tensions, from North Korea's provocations to the fallout from Russia's Ukraine invasion, underline the failure of existing policy dialogues.
North Korea Is Irrelevant Again
By Denny Roy
Continued missile testing by North Korea will not compel Seoul, Tokyo, or Washington to seek the negotiations Pyongyang could use to address its needs.
How Will North Korea Greet the Biden Administration?
By Liang Tuang Nah
Pyongyang will want to remind the Biden administration that the North is not to be ignored. The region should brace for destabilizing action.
How Far Will North Korea’s Military Adventurism Go?
By Jina Kim
The scope and level of North Korea’s next move will be determined by the extent and type of the benefits it expects.
How Will South Korea and the US Respond to North Korea’s Latest Provocation?
By Tae-jun Kang
Pyongyang hints that its next moves will depend on the reactions from Washington and Seoul. What should we expect?
How North Korea Will Try to Undermine the Winter Olympics in South Korea
By Harry Kim
Precedent suggests North Korea will up its provocations ahead of the 2018 Olympic Games.
New Realities, Old Fears: Escalation on the Korean Peninsula
By Clint Work and Daniel A. Pinkston
When tensions rise, history illuminates U.S. and ROK fears of entrapment and abandonment.
Pakistan and North Korea’s Nuclear Extortion
By Seth Oldmixon
Two troubled countries. Two similar strategies.
China’s Changing North Korea Policy
By Young-june Chung
Could a new US-China-South Korea trilateral framework form?
We Didn’t Provoke North Korea
By Robert Potter
Why suggestions to cease “provocative” acts are misguided.
What We Learned from the Inter-Korea Deal
By David Eunpyoung Jee
South Korea's propaganda broadcasts are a powerful tool in inter-Korean diplomacy.
Relax, the Korean Peninsula Is Not on the Brink of War
By Steven Denney
South Korea’s brinkmanship-born pragmatism doesn’t support war, but it does suggest changing attitudes toward the North.