Non-Resident Research Fellow
Mitch Shin is a Non-Resident Research Fellow of the Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP), Stockholm Korea Center, Sweden. He is Chief Koreas Correspondent at The Diplomat where he covers national security and foreign affairs of the two Koreas. Mr. Shin is currently an M.A. candidate in International Affairs at King’s College of London. He received a bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Utah. Before he joined the team, he covered local news of South Korea as a news reporter at Asia Times. He also worked as a news assistant for contributors working with Deutsche Welle and Al Jazeera. Mr. Shin’s main research areas are security and conflict issues of the two Koreas.
Publications by Mitch Shin
After Resuming Trade With China, North Korea Fires Another 2 Ballistic Missiles
Introduction North Korea fired two missiles eastward from Sunan Airfield in Pyongyang on Monday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). The missiles – suspected to be short-range ballistic […]
Chun In-bum on Seoul’s Security Policy Amid the Mounting North Korean Missile Threat
Mitch Shin interviews Chun In-bum on Seoul’s Security Policy Amid the Mounting North Korean Missile Threat.
North Korea’s Overture on Nuclear Talks and Inter-Korean Relations for 2022: ‘Strategic Patience’
North Korea held the 4th Plenary Meeting of the Workers’ Party’s 8th Central Committee from December 27 to 31. According to the North’s state media, Kim Jong Un mostly focused […]
South Korea and US Agree on Draft End-of-War Declaration ‘In Principle’
Introduction South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong said on Wednesday at a press conference that South Korea and the United States have agreed “in principle” on a draft to formally end the 1950-53 Korean […]
What Does Agreement ‘in Principle’ on an End-of-War Declaration Mean?
Introduction South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that the United States, China, and North Korea have agreed “in principle” to declare an end to the 1950-53 Korean War. […]
US Global Posture Review Calls for Stationing More Units in South Korea
Introduction The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Monday that it will station an Apache attack helicopter squadron and artillery division headquarters permanently in South Korea in a bid to deter […]