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 […]
Understanding North Korea’s Resilience through Economy, Laws and Governance: a review of introductory sources and essential monographs
This article reviews contributions that may help researchers re-evaluate the question of the North Korea’s remarkable resilience in spite of its undeniable economic failure, a seemingly obscure legal system, and […]
How Will the Ukraine War Affect the Korean Peninsula?
Introduction: The arms race on the Korean Peninsula will linger following the Ukraine crisis. North Korea tested a cruise missile as part of an effort to develop its reconnaissance satellite system on […]
North Korea Conducts Its Sixth Round of Missile Tests This Month
Introduction: North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles (SRBM) off its east coast on Thursday. according to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC). Today’s test – North […]
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 […]