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US, South Korea Reach Preliminary One-Year Burden-Sharing Agreement
February 06, 2019
US, South Korea Reach Preliminary One-Year Burden-Sharing Agreement
The agreement will see South Korea increase its contribution from $800 million to $1 billion over one year.
US, South Korea Reach Preliminary One-Year Burden-Sharing Agreement
US Special Envoy in Korea for Talks Ahead of Trump-Kim summit
February 06, 2019
US Special Envoy in Korea for Talks Ahead of Trump-Kim summit
The US special envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, will stop in both Seoul and Pyongyang this week.
US Special Envoy in Korea for Talks Ahead of Trump-Kim summit
Two Alliances in Trouble: Managing the US-Philippine and US-South Korea Alliances in 2019
January 24, 2019
Two Alliances in Trouble: Managing the US-Philippine and US-South Korea Alliances in 2019
Two U.S. alliances are in trouble in Asia.
Two Alliances in Trouble: Managing the US-Philippine and US-South Korea Alliances in 2019
How to Pave the Road to Trump-Kim 2.0
January 22, 2019
How to Pave the Road to Trump-Kim 2.0
Working-level talks must proceed with urgency to avoid a repeat of the pitfalls of the 2018 Singapore encounter.
How to Pave the Road to Trump-Kim 2.0
The US-South Korea Military Cost-Sharing Agreement Has Expired. Now What?
January 04, 2019
The US-South Korea Military Cost-Sharing Agreement Has Expired. Now What?
Trump’s cost-focused approach is taking its toll on the U.S.-South Korea alliance.
The US-South Korea Military Cost-Sharing Agreement Has Expired. Now What?
Mattis to Leave Trump Administration January 1, To Be Replaced by Patrick Shanahan
December 26, 2018
Mattis to Leave Trump Administration January 1, To Be Replaced by Patrick Shanahan
Trump has dismissed his inaugural secretary of defense over policy disagreements.
Mattis to Leave Trump Administration January 1, To Be Replaced by Patrick Shanahan
Mattis: US-South Korea 2019 Foal Eagle Exercise to Be 'Reorganized'
November 22, 2018
Mattis: US-South Korea 2019 Foal Eagle Exercise to Be 'Reorganized'
The alliance will announce a decision by December 1.
Mattis: US-South Korea 2019 Foal Eagle Exercise to Be 'Reorganized'
Who’s Driving the Wedge Into US-South Korea Relations?
November 22, 2018
Who’s Driving the Wedge Into US-South Korea Relations?
Don't blame Pyongyang: the United States and South Korea are weakening their alliance on their own.
Who’s Driving the Wedge Into US-South Korea Relations?
Seoul Is Testing US Patience Over North Korea Sanctions
November 17, 2018
Seoul Is Testing US Patience Over North Korea Sanctions
South Korea’s Moon Jae-in risks breaching American and UN measures in wooing Pyongyang.
Seoul Is Testing US Patience Over North Korea Sanctions
North and South Korea’s New Military Agreement
October 02, 2018
North and South Korea’s New Military Agreement
Despite questions, the agreement should be welcomed – including by the U.S.
North and South Korea’s New Military Agreement
US Forces Korea Is About to See a Change in Command
September 17, 2018
US Forces Korea Is About to See a Change in Command
General Vincent K. Brooks is stepping down as the commander of U.S. Forces Korea.
US Forces Korea Is About to See a Change in Command
A Declaration to End the Korean War Matters: 3 Steps to Moving Forward
September 14, 2018
A Declaration to End the Korean War Matters: 3 Steps to Moving Forward
Seoul and Washington don't see the end-of-war declaration the same way. That has implications for diplomacy with North Korea.
A Declaration to End the Korean War Matters: 3 Steps to Moving Forward
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
September 07, 2018
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
Moon's plan is primarily concerned with political and social reform, but the military viewpoint must also be taken into account.
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
How Far Can South Korea's Indigenous Defense Industry Go?
August 23, 2018
How Far Can South Korea's Indigenous Defense Industry Go?
Aerospace, in particular, presents both great upside and downside for South Korea.
How Far Can South Korea's Indigenous Defense Industry Go?
The Long Road to the Korean War Armistice
August 09, 2018
The Long Road to the Korean War Armistice
Amid talk of a peace treaty, a look back at the arduous negotiation process behind the Korean Armistice Agreement.
The Long Road to the Korean War Armistice
South Korea’s P-8A Decision
August 03, 2018
South Korea’s P-8A Decision
The Republic of Korea Navy’s choice boiled down to two factors: doctrine and capability.
South Korea’s P-8A Decision
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