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Australia’s Korea Policy Needs a Reset
June 22, 2018
Australia’s Korea Policy Needs a Reset
Canberra’s reactive approach to the Korean Peninsula is antithetical to its interests and middle power aspirations.
Australia’s Korea Policy Needs a Reset
Is Moononomics Working Yet?
June 09, 2018
Is Moononomics Working Yet?
A year in office, it’s time to examine South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s economic policies.
Is Moononomics Working Yet?
The Upcoming Trump-Kim Summit and a New Ambassador, Again
May 05, 2018
The Upcoming Trump-Kim Summit and a New Ambassador, Again
Lost amid the diplomatic flurry are clear signs that the Trump administration’s hardline stance has not changed.
The Upcoming Trump-Kim Summit and a New Ambassador, Again
On North Korea, Skeptics and Optimists Remain Divided
May 05, 2018
On North Korea, Skeptics and Optimists Remain Divided
Kim Jong-un’s concessions can be read as genuine or merely calculated moves, but it depends who you ask.
On North Korea, Skeptics and Optimists Remain Divided
South Korea’s Strategy to Bring Peace to the Peninsula: Credit Trump
May 03, 2018
South Korea’s Strategy to Bring Peace to the Peninsula: Credit Trump
Trump enjoys flattery, so the South Koreans are flattering him into engaging North Korea diplomatically.
South Korea’s Strategy to Bring Peace to the Peninsula: Credit Trump
The Game of the Great Games: How the Olympic Fad Hurts the Postcolonial World
May 03, 2018
The Game of the Great Games: How the Olympic Fad Hurts the Postcolonial World
Seeking international recognition through grand sport events exacts a heavy price on Asian cities.
The Game of the Great Games: How the Olympic Fad Hurts the Postcolonial World
North Korea's Kim Signals Openness to Talks With Tokyo
May 01, 2018
North Korea's Kim Signals Openness to Talks With Tokyo
Over the weekend, Moon briefed Abe by telephone about his discussions with Kim.
North Korea's Kim Signals Openness to Talks With Tokyo
Why US-North Korea Talks Will Fail
May 01, 2018
Why US-North Korea Talks Will Fail
The most likely outcome is that we will essentially end up where we began.
Why US-North Korea Talks Will Fail
Viewing the Inter-Korea Summit from Australia
May 01, 2018
Viewing the Inter-Korea Summit from Australia
Given Australia's economic interests in Northeast Asia, how does Canberra view the Inter-Korea summit?
Viewing the Inter-Korea Summit from Australia
How Much Do the Panmunjom Agreements Matter?
April 30, 2018
How Much Do the Panmunjom Agreements Matter?
How impactful are the summit’s agreements and how will they influence the Trump-Kim summit?
How Much Do the Panmunjom Agreements Matter?
South Korea’s Strategy Is Engagement
April 28, 2018
South Korea’s Strategy Is Engagement
Ultimately, South Korea’s engagement strategy comes down to the realities of the Korean Peninsula.
South Korea’s Strategy Is Engagement
How Do South Koreans View a Possible Peace Treaty With North Korea?
April 26, 2018
How Do South Koreans View a Possible Peace Treaty With North Korea?
A possible peace treaty is viewed favorably, but many remain skeptical of Pyeongyang.
How Do South Koreans View a Possible Peace Treaty With North Korea?
Why the Kim-Moon Summit at Panmunjom Matters
April 26, 2018
Why the Kim-Moon Summit at Panmunjom Matters
The summit between the two Koreas will set the tone for the Trump-Kim summit.
Why the Kim-Moon Summit at Panmunjom Matters
What Will Success at the Inter-Korean Summit Look Like?
April 24, 2018
What Will Success at the Inter-Korean Summit Look Like?
At the April 27 summit, there’s room for lowering tensions and making progress on the peninsula.
What Will Success at the Inter-Korean Summit Look Like?
President Moon Jae-in’s Super Spring
April 20, 2018
President Moon Jae-in’s Super Spring
The upcoming rush of summits is a litmus test for Moon’s leadership.
President Moon Jae-in’s Super Spring
Censorship Is a Bipartisan Pursuit in South Korea
April 12, 2018
Censorship Is a Bipartisan Pursuit in South Korea
The recent controversies should be viewed in light of South Korea’s long bipartisan history of censorship.
Censorship Is a Bipartisan Pursuit in South Korea
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