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How US- North Korean Diplomacy Should Have Really Worked
How US- North Korean Diplomacy Should Have Really Worked

Making the summit counterfactual case. By Carlos Ramirez. (07/02/2018)

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Why is the Korean Reunification not to Work anytime soon?
Why is the Korean Reunification not to Work anytime soon?

Denuclearization of the Far East is a long way ahead.  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/24/2018)

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The North Korean Femme Fatale Duo As a Ma-Kim-avellian Strategy: Beware!
The North Korean Femme Fatale Duo As a Ma-Kim-avellian Strategy: Beware!

A closer look at Kim Jong-un’s charismatic younger sister, Kim Yo Jong.  By April Xiaoyi Xu. (05/08/2018)

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Unified Korea – A stepchild of Asia
Unified Korea – A stepchild of Asia

Renewed diplomatic initiative in the Far East, and eventual geopolitical implication of eventual reunification of Koreas.By Prof. Joseph H. Chung. (04/24/2018)

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N Korea again: US caught napping, war a real threat
N Korea again: US caught napping, war a real threat

They say war is a sin, but sometimes, a necessary one. America must declare an all-out war in case all else fails. By Sartaj Chaudhary. (09/06/2017)

 

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Deterring North Korea
Deterring North Korea

How should North Korean sabre rattling be dealth with? By Sartaj Chaudhary. (04/07/2017).  First appearing in The Tribune India.

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Rise of New Centrist Politics in South Korea
Rise of New Centrist Politics in South Korea

Analysis of South Korea’s 20th legislative election held on April 13th.  By Mark(Won Min) Seo. (05/11/2016)

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North Korean Submarine Conducts Ballistic Missile Test
North Korean Submarine Conducts Ballistic Missile Test

A dangerous development that dampens Korean relations. By Seth Berman. (05/02/2016)

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IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA Forum speaks with Kay Seok (Human Rights Watch) about women's rights issues in Korea. By Kathryn Baer. (12/09/2010) Read More...


North Korea's unpredictable succession
North Korea's unpredictable succession
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Costs of War: Clinton’s Back Door Diplomacy
The dramatic visit to Pyongyang by former US president Bill Clinton and his return with two American journalists pardoned by Kim Jong-il, provided photo-ops and a joyful reunion. But what are the impl... Read More...


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North Korea: Getting Back to Talks
Finding a way to resume talks on ending the nuclear program may appear to reward Pyongyang’s bad behaviour, but diplomacy is still the least bad option. (Crisis Group, 06/18/2009) Read More...


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North Korea’s Nuclear Tantrum
North Korea’s decision to conduct another nuclear test is a new chapter in leader Kim Jong Il’s fight for recognition, writes Shim Jae Hoon. (Yale Global, 05/28/2009) Read More...


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What's Up With North Korea
John Feffer analyses North Korea's rocket launch and considers prospects for the future. (Foreign Policy in Focus, 4/5/2009) Read More...


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Public Relations, North Korean Style
North Korea's launch of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) over the weekend was a political success for the Kim Jong-Il regime on a series of levels, writes Patrick deGategno (New Atlanticist, ... Read More...


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The Fragility of the Global Nuclear Order
In today's fragile international political climate the structures in place to deal with nuclear non-proliferation have become complacent. An event of the magnitude of the 1968 Non-proliferation Treaty... Read More...


Despot Serenade
Despot Serenade
After the New York Philharmonic accepted an invitation to perform in Pyongyang, a flurry of commentary condemned and praised the move. Was this savvy cultural diplomacy, or just a PR coup for the worl... Read More...


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Key step forward on North Korea
The author describes the release of North Korean funds as an important step towards denuclearization. However, the author also notes the dangerous precedent set by this action and the possibility tha... Read More...


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‘Success’ in North Korea Will Fail in the Long Run
The author argues that the deal brokered through the six-party talks to begin the denuclearization of North Korea will ultimately be ineffective. In this regard, the deal will not achieve North Korea... Read More...


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The Plan That Moved Pyongyang
Former counselor of the State Department puts the North Korean nuclear agreement in context and explains why it represents a successful test of diplomacy in answer to North Korea's nuclear test. By Ph... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Peter Beck
IA-Forum Interview: Peter Beck
IA-Forum discusses the 6-party talks with Peter Beck, Seoul-based director of the Northeast Asia Project of the International Crisis Group. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 2/16/2007) Read More...


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North Korea's Options in 2007
The author discusses North Korea's options and possible objectives regarding it's weapons program as six party talks resume. By Hyeong Jung Park. (Brooking's Institution, 01/2007) Read More...


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The North Korean Denuclearization Agreement
An outline of the North Korean denuclearization agreement, reached at the latest round of six party talks. (The Korea Times, 02/13/2007) Read More...


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Tentative Deal on North Korea Plutonium Program
The article provides an overview of responses to the agreement on North Korean denuclearization, reached at the latest round of six party talks. (The Council on Foreign Relations, 02/13/2007) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Richard Weitz
IA-Forum discusses security issues with Richard Weitz, Senior Fellow and Director of Program Management at the Hudson Institute, and author of 'Revitalising US-Russian Security Cooperation: Practical ... Read More...


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An Offer Kim Can't Refuse
The only way to disrupt North Korea's nuclear program is to threaten the life and livelihood of Kim Jong Il himself, says Vice President Cheney's former aide. By Aaron L. Friedberg. (Washington Post, ... Read More...


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Pyongyang’s Nuclear Ambitions: China Must Act as a “Responsible Stakeholder”
The author explains how the recent nuclear test by North Korea compromises Chinese interests and suggests how China should respond. By Jing Huang. (Brookings Institution, 10/13/2006) Read More...


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The Economic Implications of a North Korean Nuclear Test
How a nuclear test by North Korea might alter the economies of China, Japan, North Korea and South Korea. By Marcus Noland (Institute for International Economics, 07/2006) Read More...


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Nuclear Test Calls for Active Intolerance of North Korean Regime
The author discusses the implications of the recent North Korean nuclear testing and suggests how the US, China, and international community should respond. By Michael A. Needham. (Heritage Foundati... Read More...


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What Does North Korea Want?
The authors write that North Korea's July 4 missile launch was a symbolic statement intended to invite the US to make a deal with the regime. By Bruce Cumings and Meredith Jung-En Woo. (New York Times... Read More...


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