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North Korea Launches Rocket; US, South Korea Consider THAAD
February 07, 2016
North Korea Launches Rocket; US, South Korea Consider THAAD
North Korea conducted a missile launch on Sunday, prompting outrage from Seoul and Washington.
North Korea Launches Rocket; US, South Korea Consider THAAD
New Realities, Old Fears: Escalation on the Korean Peninsula
January 28, 2016
New Realities, Old Fears: Escalation on the Korean Peninsula
When tensions rise, history illuminates U.S. and ROK fears of entrapment and abandonment.
New Realities, Old Fears: Escalation on the Korean Peninsula
Moral Hazard and the US-ROK Alliance
November 10, 2015
Moral Hazard and the US-ROK Alliance
As long as South Korea is embedded in America’s great power vision, certain issues will remain.
Moral Hazard and the US-ROK Alliance
Ashton Carter’s Pacific Tour Highlights An Enduring US Pivot to Asia
November 04, 2015
Ashton Carter’s Pacific Tour Highlights An Enduring US Pivot to Asia
The U.S. Secretary of Defense’s ongoing tour in the Pacific demonstrates that the “Pivot to Asia” is still important.
Ashton Carter’s Pacific Tour Highlights An Enduring US Pivot to Asia
Watch Out, F-35: Korea May Have an Ace Up Its Sleeve
October 23, 2015
Watch Out, F-35: Korea May Have an Ace Up Its Sleeve
Will the European defense industry profit from the United States' refusal to share sensitive technology with Seoul?
Watch Out, F-35: Korea May Have an Ace Up Its Sleeve
Park Geun-hye's Visit to Washington: Major Takeaways
October 17, 2015
Park Geun-hye's Visit to Washington: Major Takeaways
South Korea and the United States reaffirmed their alliance and set out new areas for cooperation.
Park Geun-hye's Visit to Washington: Major Takeaways
The US-Korea Summit, Take Two: What Park and Obama Should Talk About
October 13, 2015
The US-Korea Summit, Take Two: What Park and Obama Should Talk About
How South Korea can put its partnership with the United States on the right track.
The US-Korea Summit, Take Two: What Park and Obama Should Talk About
Will South Korea's President Attend China's WW2 Anniversary Parade?
August 13, 2015
Will South Korea's President Attend China's WW2 Anniversary Parade?
Once again, South Korea's "middle power" strategy is tested by conflicting pulls from China and the United States.
Will South Korea's President Attend China's WW2 Anniversary Parade?
Evolution of the U.S.-ROK Alliance: Restraining the ROK
July 03, 2015
Evolution of the U.S.-ROK Alliance: Restraining the ROK
The alliance is about more than just deterring Pyongyang.
Evolution of the U.S.-ROK Alliance: Restraining the ROK
The US-Korea Summit That Wasn't
June 17, 2015
The US-Korea Summit That Wasn't
Korean President Park was forced to postpone her visit to the U.S. Can the two sides make good use of the delay?
The US-Korea Summit That Wasn't
South Korea's Park Scraps US Trip Amid MERS Outbreak
June 10, 2015
South Korea's Park Scraps US Trip Amid MERS Outbreak
President Park Geun-hye postponed a planned trip to the U.S. due to domestic concerns over the viral outbreak.
South Korea's Park Scraps US Trip Amid MERS Outbreak
US, South Korea, Japan Coordinate Trilaterally on North Korea
May 28, 2015
US, South Korea, Japan Coordinate Trilaterally on North Korea
The United States, South Korea, and Japan agreed to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program.
US, South Korea, Japan Coordinate Trilaterally on North Korea
Imagine: F-22 Raptors For Export
May 08, 2015
Imagine: F-22 Raptors For Export
So, who wants the F-22 Raptor?
Imagine: F-22 Raptors For Export
US-South Korea: A Pragmatic Alliance?
April 25, 2015
US-South Korea: A Pragmatic Alliance?
South Koreans are taking an increasingly pragmatic view toward their relationship with the U.S.
US-South Korea: A Pragmatic Alliance?
South Korean Middle Power Diplomacy and the U.S. Rebalance
March 28, 2015
South Korean Middle Power Diplomacy and the U.S. Rebalance
Will South Korea's interest in middle power diplomacy help or hinder its alliance with the U.S.?
South Korean Middle Power Diplomacy and the U.S. Rebalance
South Korea Torn Between US and China
March 20, 2015
South Korea Torn Between US and China
Decisions on THAAD and AIIB have South Korea pulled in opposite directions by two of its most important partners.
South Korea Torn Between US and China
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