November 02, 2020
Who Is South Korea Rooting for in the US Presidential Election?
By Mitch Shin
Apparently, Joe Biden is unofficially favored by South Korea, but there are serious concerns about his approach to North Korea.
August 02, 2017
Better Sanctions, Better Expectations, and a Better North Korea Policy
By Robert Farley
Are secondary sanctions the key to a better U.S. North Korea policy?
June 07, 2017
Time for a Japanese Rethink on North Korea?
By Atsuhito Isozaki
Given recent developments, Tokyo needs to reconsider how it will work with Seoul and Washington.
May 02, 2017
Could ‘Strategic Impatience’ Toward North Korea Be A Rational Policy?
By Boris Toucas
Four steps to make "strategic impatience" a workable reality.
November 02, 2016
The 'China Factor' in US North Korea Policy
By 38 North/ John Delury
Evaluating China's likely response to the policies advocated by U.S. hawks, doves, and "boas."
September 14, 2016
What to Make of North Korea’s Latest Nuclear Test?
By 38 North / Siegfried S. Hecker
The nuclear test is just one part of a rapid military build up in North Korea over the last decade.
September 13, 2016
Enough Strategic Patience: Time for a New US North Korea Policy
By Daniel DePetris
North Korea's fifth nuclear test makes it plain that strategic patience has failed.
May 24, 2016
North Korean Envoy: Donald Trump's Offer to Talk Is 'Useless,' 'Insincere'
By Ankit Panda
The U.S. presidential candidate's offer to talk to North Korea is rebuked by an envoy for Pyongyang.
February 23, 2016
North Korea Hawks Gain the Upper Hand
By John Power
In the wake of North Korea's nuclear test and rocket launch, hawks have the advantage in both Seoul and Washington.
February 22, 2016
Some Lessons from the North Korea Crisis
By Zhiqun Zhu
The recent North Korea crisis offers lessons about great power relations and East Asian security.
August 04, 2015
Why an Iran Deal for North Korea Won’t Happen
By Robert E. Kelly
Tempting though the prospect might be, it is highly unlikely.
August 01, 2015
Three Geopolitical Constraints on South Korea’s Foreign Policy
By Scott A. Snyder
What constraints must Seoul overcome to be an effective middle power?