US-DPRK Bilateral Talks
The United States and North Korea resumed talks in Beijing on February 23–24, 2012, after a delay following the death of Kim Jong Il two months ago. Present at the talks were a delegation of the DPRK headed by First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan and a delegation of the U.S. headed by Ambassador Glyn Davies, the Special Representative for North Korea Policy of the State Department. Envoys from North Korea and the U.S. explored the steps needed to resume the Six-Party Talks on ending the North’s nuclear weapons program.
South Korea’s Foreign Policy in Changing Times: Reversing Course?
Abstract: The tragedy currently unfolding in Ukraine may be a symptom of new dynamics in global geopolitics. The changing balance of power epitomized by the rise of China and the […]
Not a Sovereignty Issue: Understanding the Transition of Military Operational Control between the United States and South Korea
Abstract The transition of operational control (OPCON) is of significant importance for the future development of the alliance of the Republic of Korea and the United States (KORUS). However, it […]