South Korea’s ongoing political crisis is making it difficult to respond effectively to North Korean provocations.
Until or unless Seoul abandons or downgrades it, the THAAD system will almost certainly remain a major irritant in China’s relations with its Northeast Asian neighbors for the foreseeable future.
Neither suspending nor continuing the deployment of THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) is a palatable choice for South Korea.
This half-day conference brings together experts on North Korea from the United States and Japan to sift through the latest information on North Korea’s economy, military, and society.
The Donald Trump administration is beginning to take shape, but still has a long way to go in identifying personnel and defining policy goals, particularly in Asia.
Efforts by the United States or China to secure future predominance in the Western Pacific will prove futile and dangerous, given a host of security, economic, and diplomatic factors. Instead, creating a stable de facto balance of power is necessary and feasible for both countries.
This book examines how the region’s major political powers view international politics and the use of military force.
Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election is a potential threat to China’s economic growth, but also an opportunity for Beijing to increase its influence over its neighbors.
In South Korea’s unprecedented political crisis, the entrenched political class—including Park and her supporters—must be willing to take courageous action, including forsaking political power.
The Choi Soon-sil scandal will have serious repercussions for strategic issues such as THAAD and South Korean cooperation with Japan.