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The Role of Translation in South Korean Diplomacy
October 10, 2017
The Role of Translation in South Korean Diplomacy
A good tongue is always a good weapon.
The Role of Translation in South Korean Diplomacy
US and South Korea Agree to Initiate FTA Amendment Negotiations
October 06, 2017
US and South Korea Agree to Initiate FTA Amendment Negotiations
Trump’s threats to terminate the agreement entirely seems to have brought the Koreans to the table.
US and South Korea Agree to Initiate FTA Amendment Negotiations
Attacking KORUS is Worse than Abandoning TPP
September 29, 2017
Attacking KORUS is Worse than Abandoning TPP
Retreating from the agreement would not only damage U.S.-ROK relations but impact key U.S. industries that have benefited from the deal.
Attacking KORUS is Worse than Abandoning TPP
MIKTA’s Next Steps
September 27, 2017
MIKTA’s Next Steps
Its members -- Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey and Australia -- have some shared and some divergent interests.
MIKTA’s Next Steps
'Sleepwalking into A War' May Be Another Big Blunder on the Korean Peninsula
September 23, 2017
'Sleepwalking into A War' May Be Another Big Blunder on the Korean Peninsula
U.S. policy inconsistency matched with North Korean nuclear ambitions is a dangerous mix.
'Sleepwalking into A War' May Be Another Big Blunder on the Korean Peninsula
South Korea's Heated Debate Over the Possibility of Tactical Nukes
September 22, 2017
South Korea's Heated Debate Over the Possibility of Tactical Nukes
The possible deployment of tactical nukes is a hot topic for the opposition in Seoul.
South Korea's Heated Debate Over the Possibility of Tactical Nukes
How Can Europe Contribute to Northeast Asia's Security?
September 21, 2017
How Can Europe Contribute to Northeast Asia's Security?
The EU is well-placed to play a positive role in managing the region's flashpoints.
How Can Europe Contribute to Northeast Asia's Security?
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
September 19, 2017
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
The mission was described by U.S. Pacific Command as a "sequenced bilateral show of force."
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence
September 15, 2017
What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence
Rather than underscoring the enduring logic of nuclear deterrence, the case of North Korea highlights its flimsiness.
What North Korea Means – and Doesn’t – for Nuclear Deterrence
Strife in South Korea Over Politics in Public Broadcasting
September 15, 2017
Strife in South Korea Over Politics in Public Broadcasting
Accusations of political bias run rampant, with two broadcasting unions going on strike.
Strife in South Korea Over Politics in Public Broadcasting
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
September 12, 2017
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
Why do Washington's attempts to push for interdiction make other countries uneasy?
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
US, ROK Agree to Scrap Warhead Weight Limit for Ballistic Missiles
September 06, 2017
US, ROK Agree to Scrap Warhead Weight Limit for Ballistic Missiles
In a phone conversation, the U.S. president agreed to lift restrictions on South Korean missile payload capabilities.
US, ROK Agree to Scrap Warhead Weight Limit for Ballistic Missiles
North Korea is Clearly Not Feeling the Pain
September 06, 2017
North Korea is Clearly Not Feeling the Pain
Real economic pressure remains the only real option to curb Pyongyang's proliferation.
North Korea is Clearly Not Feeling the Pain
Deterring North Korea: Will Japan Buy More F-35 Fighter Jets?
September 06, 2017
Deterring North Korea: Will Japan Buy More F-35 Fighter Jets?
Japan is mulling the purchase of additional F-35 stealth fighters, according to a U.S. lawmaker.
Deterring North Korea: Will Japan Buy More F-35 Fighter Jets?
South Korea Keeps Calm and Carries On
September 06, 2017
South Korea Keeps Calm and Carries On
An American in South Korea reflects on the impact of North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests on everyday life.
South Korea Keeps Calm and Carries On
Time to Consider ‘Active Deterrence’ of North Korea
September 05, 2017
Time to Consider ‘Active Deterrence’ of North Korea
Active deterrence could be deployed against North Korea’s ballistic missile tests under specific conditions.
Time to Consider ‘Active Deterrence’ of North Korea
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