November 10, 2020
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.
June 23, 2020
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.
June 19, 2020
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?
October 20, 2017
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.
January 28, 2016
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.
January 16, 2016
Pakistan and North Korea’s Nuclear Extortion
By Seth Oldmixon
Two troubled countries. Two similar strategies.
October 15, 2015
China’s Changing North Korea Policy
By Young-june Chung
Could a new US-China-South Korea trilateral framework form?
August 30, 2015
We Didn’t Provoke North Korea
By Robert Potter
Why suggestions to cease “provocative” acts are misguided.
August 26, 2015
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.
August 22, 2015
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.
August 21, 2015
North Korea Is Mobilizing for War
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Kim Jong-un has rejected an apology from Seoul and ordered his army onto war footing.
August 16, 2015
North Korea and the Diplomatic Utility of Violence
By Robert Potter
With threats producing diminishing marginal returns, it is not surprising Pyongyang resorts to actual violence.