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US Confirms North Korea Willing to Discuss 'Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'. What Now?
April 09, 2018
US Confirms North Korea Willing to Discuss 'Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'. What Now?
The path ahead with North Korea remains uncertain—even following assurances of "denuclearization" talks.
US Confirms North Korea Willing to Discuss 'Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'. What Now?
North Korean Denuclearization: One Goal, Different Interpretations
April 06, 2018
North Korean Denuclearization: One Goal, Different Interpretations
Can Seoul thread the needle between Washington's demands and what Pyongyang is willing to accept?
North Korean Denuclearization: One Goal, Different Interpretations
Coming to Foal Eagle 2018: US Marine Corps' Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group
March 30, 2018
Coming to Foal Eagle 2018: US Marine Corps' Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group
There won't be a carrier at this year's Foal Eagle exercise, but there will be an immensely well-equipped U.S. Navy Expeditionary Strike Group.
Coming to Foal Eagle 2018: US Marine Corps' Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group
The Foal Eagle Show Goes On, With North Korea Diplomacy in the Background
March 21, 2018
The Foal Eagle Show Goes On, With North Korea Diplomacy in the Background
Did the alliance and Kim Jong-un arrive at a "freeze-for-freeze" of sorts?
The Foal Eagle Show Goes On, With North Korea Diplomacy in the Background
Why Are US Allies Japan and South Korea Drawing Closer to Russia?
March 20, 2018
Why Are US Allies Japan and South Korea Drawing Closer to Russia?
Rational self-interest and energy security are more important than Western politics for US allies in Northeast Asia.
Why Are US Allies Japan and South Korea Drawing Closer to Russia?
Moon on a Mission: South Korea's New Approach to the North
March 14, 2018
Moon on a Mission: South Korea's New Approach to the North
Moon Jae-in is learning from his liberal predecessors, while being careful to avoid their mistakes.
Moon on a Mission: South Korea's New Approach to the North
US, South Korea to Negotiate Alliance Cost-Sharing
March 06, 2018
US, South Korea to Negotiate Alliance Cost-Sharing
The talks for a new SMA come at a sensitive time for the alliance.
US, South Korea to Negotiate Alliance Cost-Sharing
What Trump's 'Trade Wars Are Good' Approach Means for South Korea
March 03, 2018
What Trump's 'Trade Wars Are Good' Approach Means for South Korea
U.S. pressure on Seoul over trade issues undercuts the need for cooperation on North Korea policy.
What Trump's 'Trade Wars Are Good' Approach Means for South Korea
China-South Korea Relations: A Delicate Détente
February 27, 2018
China-South Korea Relations: A Delicate Détente
The thaw in relations is not going to last long.
China-South Korea Relations: A Delicate Détente
Inter-Korean Rapprochement in Early 2018: Geopolitical Implications and Alliance Dynamics
February 16, 2018
Inter-Korean Rapprochement in Early 2018: Geopolitical Implications and Alliance Dynamics
What are the geopolitical implications of inter-Korean rapprochement in early 2018?
Inter-Korean Rapprochement in Early 2018: Geopolitical Implications and Alliance Dynamics
What Experts Think of the Inter-Korea Talks
January 20, 2018
What Experts Think of the Inter-Korea Talks
Four long-time Korea watchers discuss what led to talks between North and South Korea, and what comes next.
What Experts Think of the Inter-Korea Talks
As Inter-Korean Talks Convene Regarding the Olympics, What Is the Scope for Broader Korean Peninsula Diplomacy?
January 09, 2018
As Inter-Korean Talks Convene Regarding the Olympics, What Is the Scope for Broader Korean Peninsula Diplomacy?
Has diplomacy already peaked for the year?
As Inter-Korean Talks Convene Regarding the Olympics, What Is the Scope for Broader Korean Peninsula Diplomacy?
North Korea's Olive Branch, South Korea's Dilemma
January 05, 2018
North Korea's Olive Branch, South Korea's Dilemma
How can the Moon administration respond to Kim Jong-un's outreach without alienating the United States?
North Korea's Olive Branch, South Korea's Dilemma
The Risk of Kim Jong-un's New Year's Day Olive Branch
January 04, 2018
The Risk of Kim Jong-un's New Year's Day Olive Branch
North Korea aims to drive a wedge between the United States and its allies, with the goal of breaking the alliance.
The Risk of Kim Jong-un's New Year's Day Olive Branch
South Korea Requests Delay of Springtime Joint Military Exercises With US
December 21, 2017
South Korea Requests Delay of Springtime Joint Military Exercises With US
South Korea's president says the proposal will depend on North Korea's behavior.
South Korea Requests Delay of Springtime Joint Military Exercises With US
The North Korea Crisis in Regional Context
December 18, 2017
The North Korea Crisis in Regional Context
A look at the geopolitical drivers of policy in North Korea, China, and elsewhere.
The North Korea Crisis in Regional Context
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