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South Korean President Moots UN Security Council Sanctions Relief for North Korea
October 16, 2018
South Korean President Moots UN Security Council Sanctions Relief for North Korea
The South Korean president makes clear that sanctions relief should be considered to encourage North Korea's denuclearization.
South Korean President Moots UN Security Council Sanctions Relief for North Korea
Fake Flags: At-Sea Sanctions Enforcement and Ship Identity Falsification
September 26, 2018
Fake Flags: At-Sea Sanctions Enforcement and Ship Identity Falsification
Fraudulent ship registration makes the already challenge task of sanctions enforcement more difficult.
Fake Flags: At-Sea Sanctions Enforcement and Ship Identity Falsification
North Korea's 'Artistic' Way of Making Foreign Money: Art Sales
August 31, 2018
North Korea's 'Artistic' Way of Making Foreign Money: Art Sales
Amid international sanctions, selling North Korean art is a creative way to bring in foreign currency.
North Korea's 'Artistic' Way of Making Foreign Money: Art Sales
US Announces New Sanctions on Entities Facilitating North Korean Activities
August 17, 2018
US Announces New Sanctions on Entities Facilitating North Korean Activities
The new sanctions come as US-North Korea diplomacy pushes ahead.
US Announces New Sanctions on Entities Facilitating North Korean Activities
Why It’s Nearly Impossible to Denuclearize North Korea
June 22, 2018
Why It’s Nearly Impossible to Denuclearize North Korea
Despite the optimism after the Trump-Kim summit, it's difficult to imagine Pyongyang ever giving up nuclear weapons.
Why It’s Nearly Impossible to Denuclearize North Korea
The Trump Kim Summit: Why History Doesn't Always Repeat Itself
June 13, 2018
The Trump Kim Summit: Why History Doesn't Always Repeat Itself
The fact that the leaders of the United States and North Korea have met and signed a piece of paper is alone remarkable.
The Trump Kim Summit: Why History Doesn't Always Repeat Itself
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
June 07, 2018
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
From the "Indo-Pacific" to the Korean Peninsula, what were the main themes and anxieties at the Shangri-La Dialogue?
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
Fissures in the North Korea Peace Process?
May 11, 2018
Fissures in the North Korea Peace Process?
Alongside the diplomacy, Trump has maintained a hard line. Notably, Pyongyang has responded in kind.
Fissures in the North Korea Peace Process?
North Korea’s Currency Crisis: US and Chinese Leverage
April 18, 2018
North Korea’s Currency Crisis: US and Chinese Leverage
Insights from William Brown
North Korea’s Currency Crisis: US and Chinese Leverage
Korean Peace Olympics or Game of Thrones?
February 23, 2018
Korean Peace Olympics or Game of Thrones?
After the Olympics-era inter-Korean warmth comes to an end, the peninsula will have to return to the real world.
Korean Peace Olympics or Game of Thrones?
Why US Sanctions Are So Lethal
February 23, 2018
Why US Sanctions Are So Lethal
The anatomy of a Chinese tech-company disaster.
Why US Sanctions Are So Lethal
One Belt, One Road, One Korea?
February 10, 2018
One Belt, One Road, One Korea?
Together, China’s Belt and Road and South Korea’s Eurasia Initiative could help pave the path to peace on the peninsula.
One Belt, One Road, One Korea?
China's Approach to North Korea Sanctions
January 10, 2018
China's Approach to North Korea Sanctions
China isn't abandoning North Korea; rather, it wants to reset the relationship on Beijing's terms.
China's Approach to North Korea Sanctions
North Korea: New Sanctions, Same Old Story
December 29, 2017
North Korea: New Sanctions, Same Old Story
Another North Korean missile test, another round of UN sanctions.
North Korea: New Sanctions, Same Old Story
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
December 28, 2017
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
Following the Chinese prescription on North Korea may be in the United States' best interests.
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
China's November Customs Data and North Korean Sanctions Enforcement
December 27, 2017
China's November Customs Data and North Korean Sanctions Enforcement
New Chinese customs data shows no oil exports in November 2017, but how much does that really tell us?
China's November Customs Data and North Korean Sanctions Enforcement
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